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#1. Were on a journey to visit our relatives, our nephews and nieces, and first, second, and third cousins, and the other descendants of our grandfathers, who live on the East side of these truly hospitable mountains, said Thorin, not quite knowing what to say all at once in a moment, when obviously the exact truth would not do at all. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#2. Now what on earth or under it has happened?" said Thorin. "Certainly not the dragon, or he would not go on squeaking. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#3. Back now to the mountain!" cried Thorin. "We have little time to lose." "And little food to use!" cried Bilbo, always practical on such points. In any case he felt that the adventure was, properly speaking, over with the death of the dragon. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#4. Don't dip your beard in the foam, Father!" They cried to Thorin. "It is long enough without watering it! - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#5. This is a bitter adventure, if it must end so; and not a mountain of gold can amend it. Yet I am glad that I have shared in your perils
that has been more than any baggins deserves. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#6. But then he saw it, then he saw what he had known he was seeing and could not accept. There in the night, amid the mist, upon the flat of the plains, the shimmer of light from Allear was not right. The grasses were too flat, the mists curled awkwardly, as if impeded by some large mass and then the glamor was gone, the trick revealed.
And before Thorin's very eyes, a mass of soldiers appeared - thousands of them - wearing black and facing his camp. Doom settled around Thorin like some shroud for a watery grave.
"Ah, bloody hell. - Author: Clifton Hill
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#7. This is the Arkenstone of Thrain," said Bilbo, "the Heart of the Mountain; and it is also the heart of Thorin. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#8. As an actor, you're like, 'Yeah, I want that phone call from Peter Jackson saying, 'You're my first choice for Thorin Oakenshield.' - Author: Richard C. Armitage
Thorin quotes by Richard C. Armitage
#9. My mind does not change with the rising and setting of a few suns - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#10. Always be true to yourself regardless of the consequences. I assure you not doing so has even greater consequences. - Author: Thorin
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#11. No!" said Thorin. "There is more in you of good than you know, child of the kindly West. Some courage and some wisdom, blended in measure. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. But sad or merry, I must leave it now. Farewell!" Then - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#12. If you mean you think it is my job to go into the secret passage first, O Thorin Thrain's son Oakenshield, may your beard grow ever longer," he said crossly, "say so at once and have done! - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#13. Thorin, of course, was really the grandson of the King under the Mountain, and there is no knowing what a dwarf will not dare and do for revenge or the recovery of his own. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#14. I am self-reliant, I am accountable, I am determined, I am strong, I am...the scarce minority. - Author: Thorin
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#15. Where did you go to, if I may ask?' said Thorin to Gandalf as they rode along.
To look ahead,' said he.
And what brought you back in the nick of time?'
Looking behind,' said he. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#16. Shortly before five o'clock, Mayor Thorin woke from a terrible dream. In it, a bird with pink eyes had been cruising slowly back and forth above the Barony. Wherever its shadow fell, the grass turned yellow, the leaves fell shocked from the trees, and the crops died. The shadow was turning his green and pleasant Barony into a waste land. It may be my Barony, but it's my bird, too, he thought just before awakening, huddled into a shuddery ball on one side of his bed. My bird, I brought it here, I let it out of its cage. - Author: Stephen King
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#17. Stand or stumble through the shallow water to lie groaning on the shore. He had a famished and a savage look like a dog that has been chained and forgotten in a kennel for a week. It was Thorin, but you could only have told it by his golden chain, and by the colour of his now dirty and tattered sky-blue hood with its tarnished - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#18. The Eleven king looked sternly upon Thorin, when he was brought before him, and asked him many questions. But Thorin would only say that he was starving.
"Why did you and your folk three times try to attack my people at their merrymaking?" asked the king.
"We did not attack them," answered Thorin, "we came to beg because we were starving."
"Where are your friends now, and what are they doing?"
"I don't know, but I expect that they're all starving in the forest."
"What were you doing in the forest?"
"Looking for food and drink, because we were starving."
"And what brought you into the forest at all?" asked the king angrily.
At that Thorin shut his mouth and would not say another word. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#19. If more people valued home, above gold, this world would be a merrier place... - Author: Thorin Oakenshield
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#20. Upon his tomb the Elvenking then laid Orcrist, the elvish sword that had been taken from Thorin in captivity. It is said in songs that it gleamed ever in the dark if foes approached, and the fortress of the dwarves could not be taken by surprise. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#21. Cheer up Thorin and Company! This is your expedition after all. Think of the treasure at the end, and forget the forest and the dragon, at any rate until tomorrow morning! - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#22. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#23. Education is the most effective form of rebellion. - Author: Thorin
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#24. It was easier to believe in the Dragon and less easy to believe in Thorin in these wild parts - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Thorin quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
#25. Said all the dwarves. "Dark for dark business! There are many hours before dawn." "Of course!" said Bilbo, and sat down in a hurry. He missed the stool and sat in the fender, knocking over the poker and shovel with a crash. "Hush!" said Gandalf. "Let Thorin speak!" And this is how Thorin began. "Gandalf, dwarves and Mr. Baggins! We are met together in the house of our friend and fellow conspirator, this most excellent and audacious hobbit - may the hair on his toes never fall out! all praise to his wine and ale! - " He paused for breath and for a polite remark from the hobbit, but the compliments were quite lost on poor Bilbo Baggins, who was wagging his mouth in protest at being called audacious and worst of all fellow conspirator, though no noise came out, he was so flummoxed. So Thorin went on: "We are met to discuss our plans, our ways, - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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