Lord of the Rings First Lines

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Can you name the LOTR character by their opening line?

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'Half a minute, if you please!'
'Hullo Sam! Where've you been?'
'Is there anyone in this rout with authority to treat with me?'
'Welcome! We seldom use any tongue but our own; for we dwell now in the heart of the forest, and do not willingly have dealings with any other folk.'
'But that can only mean going into the Old Forest. '
'I am called Strider. I am very please to meet you, Master-Underhill, if old Butterbur got your name right.'
'Hail, Frodo! You are abroad late. Or are you perhaps lost?'
'Sit now beside my chair, Frodo of the Shire! When all have come we will speak together.'
'Hey dol! merry dol! ring a dong dillo!'
'You are Peregrin the Halfling? I am told that you have been sworn to the service of the Lord and of the City. Welcome!'
'You speak justly, lord. It is not yet five days since the bitter tidings came that Theodred your son was slain upon the West marches: your right hand, Second Marshal of the Mark.'
'Hail, and well met at last!'
'Run away now! You'll get plenty when the time comes!'
'Hail Aragorn son of Arathorn!'
'I greet you, and maybe you look for welcome. But truth to tell your welcome is doubtful here, Master Gandalf.'
'Rest while you can little fool!'
'Greetings! Where do you come from? You are a stranger in the city!'
'I am very fond indeed of it, and of all the dear old Shire; but I think I need a holiday'
'I bring word to you from my father: The days are short, if thou art in haste, remember the Paths of the Dead.'
'Do you wonder at that, Ring-bearer? For you know the power of that thing which is now destroyed; and all that was done by that power is now passing away.'
'A very nice well-spoken gentlehobbit is Mr.Bilbo, as I've always said,'
'Give me leave, Master Elrond, first to say more of Gondor, for verily from the land of Gondor I am come.'
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'Has he gone?'
'Ha, hmm, my friends, let us go for a walk!'
'Come not between the Nazgul and his prey! Or he will not slay thee in thy turn.'
'What burden do you bear, Men of Rohan?'
'No, you don't, Sam!'
'Alas! if he should die. Would that there were kings in Gondor, as there were once upon a time, they say!'
'Now let the song begin! Let us sing together!'
'Almost felt you liked the Forest! That's good! That's uncommonly kind of you!'
'He is indisposed, He is Resting'
'I am the Doorward of Theoden.'
'Who are you, and what are you doing in this land?'
'Well? Why must you disturb my rest? Will you give me no peace at all by night or day?'
'Nay, there was no change of counsel.'
'Awake little master! Now at last the hour has come that you have wished for, Frodo.'
'Ach, sss! Cautious, my precious! More haste less speed. We musstn't rissk our neck, musst we , precious?'
'Alas! alas! The tidings that I was sent to bring must now be told.'
'You'll live to regret it, young fellow! Why didn't you go too? You don't belong here; you're no Baggins-you-you're a Brandybuck!'
'But it was at the coming of the Halfling that Isildur's Bane should waken, or so one must read the words.'
'Queer things you do hear these days, to be sure,'
'Dark indeed is the hour, and at such times you are wont to come, Mithrandir.'
'Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.'

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