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    Is there any other "meaning" to this quote?

    Ok, let me break this down (at least the way I see it): The first clause, "That is a mighty matter of legend,", is Aragorn (or Tolkien, for that matter) saying what in our time is ture: In todays world the "green earth" is indeed becoming (and in many places has already become) a "matter of...
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    Is there any other "meaning" to this quote?

    I am not familiar with the "Green Earth" being mentioned in legend. In exactly what culture is it so legendary? :) I thought Tolkien was talking in that one sentence about the fact that in our time the green earth is a matter of legend. But take it as you will. I just can't see what Aragorn...
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    Is there any other "meaning" to this quote?

    Well, I don't see anything "normal" about the green-earth being a matter of legend. Think about that quote for a second, anyway... What is Aragorn really talking about? What does he mean the green earth is a matter of legend? Why would it be? To me it kind of sticks out, especially when you read...
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    My God, It Was Horrible!

    Do you realize that you are making a petty argument? One thing you have to realize is that this movie has to stand on it's own. The vast majority of people who watch movies don't read books. The vast majority of people these days don't read books. Let's narrow that down to people who read...
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    My God, It Was Horrible!

    Re: Re: Merry Christmas I just have to quote this, because I so fiercely disagree. As a movie it's quite frankly destined to a classic. That's just so obvious that I don't see how you could even make an alternate argument. It's literrally written in it's flesh. It won't be a cult classic for...
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    My God, It Was Horrible!

    Chill on the hate, people. Tolkien wouldn't approve of it. Anyone naive enough to cry because of a few changes in an adaptation has more problems then there are cures for. They will get only pitty from me, if that. Some of you die-hard fans have absolutely no perspective. You take...
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    Is there any other "meaning" to this quote?

    I know all of Tolkien's history and such. I had just never picked up that little message there.
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    Is there any other "meaning" to this quote?

    I was just reading through the first few chapters of TTT, and noticed this quote. Seemed to me like a strong environmentalist message from Tolkien, tell me what you think of it: "'Halflings!' laughed the rider that stood beside Eomer. 'Halflings! But they are only a little people in old...
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    The Eagle Factor

    I have to disagree. For one, I didn't say necessarily into Mordor. Just closer. If you think an Eagle, flying thousands of feet in the sky, could be easily spotted, you have it quite wrong. Only Aragorn and Legolas could spot things that high, and folk of thier kind were quite rare. And besides...
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    The Eagle Factor

    I don't claim to be master of all that's Middle Earth, but these few thing has been bothering me for some time. If anyone knows the answer I'll be grateful. My main puzzlement is over Gandalf, following his escape from Isengard. He is carried by Gwahir (I think that's the name) to Rohan...
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