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Loved as a author of fascinating biographies and popular for his philanthropic essays on nearly any topic attainable, Plutarch created a various diversity of works that experience entertained generations of readers because the days of Imperial Rome. Delphi’s historic Classics sequence offers eReaders with the knowledge of the Classical global, with either English translations and the unique Greek texts. This accomplished book offers the entire works of Plutarch, with appealing illustrations, informative introductions and the standard Delphi bonus fabric. (Version 1)
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She read many hearts and desires. ' Legolas stood before the gate and turned his bright eyes away north and east, and his fair face was troubled. 'I do not think that any would come,' he answered. ' * * * For a while the three companions walked together, speaking of this and that turn of the battle, and they went down from the broken gate, and passed the mounds of the fallen on the greensward beside the road, until they stood on Helm's Dike and looked into the Coomb. The Death Down already stood there, black and tall and stony, and the great trampling and scoring of the grass by the Huorns could be plainly seen.

There was no gleam of stone or gold, nor any fair thing in all their gear and harness: nor did their riders bear any badge or token, save only that each cloak was pinned upon the left shoulder by a brooch of silver shaped like a rayed star. The king mounted his horse, Snowmane, and Merry sat beside him on his pony: Stybba was his name. Presently Éomer came out from the gate, and with him was Aragorn, and Halbarad bearing the great staff close-furled in black, and two tall men, neither young nor old So much 809 THE RETURN OF THE KING alike were they, the sons of Elrond, that few could tell them apart: dark-haired, grey-eyed, and their faces elven-fair, clad alike in bright mail beneath cloaks of silver-grey.

All the more do our thoughts go north to Rohan; and the more glad are we for these tidings of victory that you bring. 'And yet' – he paused and stood up, and looked round, north, east, and south – 'the doings at Isengard should warn us that we are caught now in a great net and strategy. This is no longer a bickering at the fords, raiding from Ithilien and from Anórien, ambushing and pillaging. This is a great war long-planned, and we are but one piece in it, whatever pride may say. Things move in the far East beyond the Inland Sea, it is reported; and north in Mirkwood and beyond; and south in Harad.

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