Lord of the Rings First Lines

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Can you name the LOTR character by their opening line?

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

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