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Black Rider Motorcycle Club Tee – Lord of The Rings

January 6, 2017 by · Leave a Comment
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TeeFury has a great Lord of the Rings t-shirt.

Black Rider Motorcycle Club

You can get this design, Black Rider Motorcycle Club, at TeeFury.

From splendour he fell through arrogance to contempt for all things save himself, a spirit wasteful and pitiless.
~ The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien

Lord of the Rings 1/3/2017

January 3, 2017 by · Leave a Comment
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The folks at Ript Apparel are featuring a fun Lord of the Rings design today.  If you miss the LOTR design check out their Graveyard page.  If they haven’t sold out you might be able to get one there.

LOTR Quotes

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~ The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien

Ale of Isengard 3/4/16

March 4, 2016 by · Leave a Comment
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The folks at Ript Apparel are featuring a fun Lord of the Rings design today, March 4, 2016.  If you miss the Ale 0f Isengard design today check out their Graveyard and Last Call pages.  If they haven’t sold out you might be able to get one there.

Ale of Isengard

May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks. ~ The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

Five Quotes About Adventure from Literature

March 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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“We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner!” ~ The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

“Adventurer” — he that goes out to meet whatever may come. Well, that is what we all do in the world one way or another. ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

His love of danger, his intense appreciation of the drama of an adventure–all the more intense for being held tightly in–his consistent view that every peril in life is a form of sport, a fierce game betwixt you and Fate, with Death as a forfeit, made him a wonderful companion at such hours. ~ The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. ~ Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

By this, he seemed to mean, not only that the most reliable and useful courage was that which arises from the fair estimation of the encountered peril, but that an utterly fearless man is a far more dangerous comrade than a coward. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville

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Adventure Quotes from Literature

Five Quotes About the Moon from Literature

August 9, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Here are five quotes about the moon from literature. . .

May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks. ~ The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

“O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon,
That monthly changes in her circled orb,
Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.”
 ~ Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

“I don’t remember forms or faces now, but I know the girl was beautiful. I know she was; for in the bright moonlight nights, when I start from my sleep, and all is quiet about me, I see, standing still and motionless in one corner of this cell, a slight and wasted figure with long black hair, which streaming down her back, stirs with no earthly wind, and eyes that fix their gaze on me, and never wink or close.” ~ The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens

“There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery.” ~ Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

The sky was a midnight-blue, like warm, deep, blue water, and the moon seemed to lie on it like a water-lily, floating forward with an invisible current. ~ One of Ours by Willa Cather

Moon Quotes

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New Quotes – The Hobbit, Fellowship of the Ring and More

July 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Quotes from LiteratureToday I added  new quotes to the collection.  Here are my favorites.  AND if you have a quote that you’d like to see added, feel free to contribute a quote.

“Books are the mirrors of the soul.” ~ Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf

Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame. ~ Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings. ~ The Awakening by Kate Chopin

May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks. ~ The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

“Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” ~ The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien






 

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