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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:06 am 
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So, about Tom?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:18 am 
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No, the other half. :D

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:38 am 
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Spoken about Saruman?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:48 am 
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Frelga wrote:
No, the other half. :D


Sneaky.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:00 am 
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Jude wrote:
Spoken about Saruman?

No

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‘There’s no greys, only white that’s got grubby. I’m surprised you don’t know that. And sin, young man, is when you treat people as things. Including yourself. That’s what sin is.’
‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
Terry Pratchett, Carpe Jugulum


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:18 am 
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Here's a possibility:

Gandalf, speaking about Beorn wrote:
At any rate, he is under no enchantment but his own.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:19 am 
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That's the one. :)

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‘There’s no greys, only white that’s got grubby. I’m surprised you don’t know that. And sin, young man, is when you treat people as things. Including yourself. That’s what sin is.’
‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
Terry Pratchett, Carpe Jugulum


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:24 am 
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I dunno about this one; some of the key words remain, but the meaning is completely different. I may need to give lots of hints.

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Displays a warning before I will come back here.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:59 pm 
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Is it from LOTR?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:04 pm 
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Yes

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:28 pm 
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Is "warning" one of the key words that you referred to before?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:18 pm 
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Yes, but it's in a different tense in the original. It's actually a verb in the original, but ended up as a noun in the translation.

(I can give you the exact tense if it will help)

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:16 am 
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Is it something to do with "Warn of his return"?

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:52 am 
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No, I wouldn't say so.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:13 pm 
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Is it Gandalf to Frodo: "‘I am not warning you against leaving an address at the post-office!"

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:20 pm 
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Nope.

Further hint: in the original, it's "warned".

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Is it Merry to the leader of the ruffians in the Shire: ‘We have met before,’ he said to the leader, ‘and I warned you not to come back here.'

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:55 pm 
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That's the one! :cheerleader:

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I think this is going to be a bit of a challenge.

We got a good price for that.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:54 pm 
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I’m Happy for you.

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