Lord of the Rings First Lines

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Can you name the LOTR character by their opening line?

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

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