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J. R. R. Tolkien, fully John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
I do really wish to destroy it!' cried Frodo. 'Or, well, to have it destroyed. I am not made for perilous quests. I wish I had never seen the Ring! Why did it come to me? Why was I chosen?
I want to be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.
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I invented that little rhyme about 'One Ring to rule them all', I remember, in the bath one day.
I tried to save the Shire, and it has been saved, but not for me. It must often be so, Sam, when things are in danger; someone has to give them up, lose them, so that others may keep them...
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His old life lay behind in the mists, dark adventure lay in front.