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Frelga wrote: Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:39 pm
elengil wrote: Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:25 pm Ah! Because it's pre-Númenor bondage:
Speaking of maturity points....
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must be the blogs I've been scrolling through lately... :whistle:
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You got it!

(And lol)
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:D

New quote (barely changed)
So far, my destiny has been fulfilled and Morgoth's purpose has been achieved. But I'm no longer his slave.
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This must be Húrin, at his last meeting withThingol and Melian:

For now my fate is fulfilled, and the purpose of Morgoth achieved; but I am his thrall no longer.
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I'm kind of surprised that it didn't transpose "Morgoth" into something else.
"Among the tales of sorrow there are yet some in which amid weeping there is joy and under the shadow of death light that endures."
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Jude wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:38 am This must be Húrin, at his last meeting withThingol and Melian:

For now my fate is fulfilled, and the purpose of Morgoth achieved; but I am his thrall no longer.
That's it.
Voronwë the Faithful wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:56 am I'm kind of surprised that it didn't transpose "Morgoth" into something else.
Me too!
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Yeah, like "My destiny is more Goth, like, but I'm no longer into bondage."
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Brilliant!
"Among the tales of sorrow there are yet some in which amid weeping there is joy and under the shadow of death light that endures."
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Giggle.
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New quote:
If they get over it, they will be almost at the top. If you almost pass.
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And then, the tunnel?
His philosophy was a mixture of three famous schools -- the Cynics, the Stoics and the Epicureans -- and summed up all three of them in his famous phrase, 'You can't trust any bugger further than you can throw him, and there's nothing you can do about it, so let's have a drink."

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I think you're on the right track...
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Or stairs even.
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And Her.
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. ~ Albert Camus
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It sounds like many of you already know in what area to look, but do you need another hint?
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