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J.R.R. Tolkien

  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon language at Oxford from 1925 to 1945, and of English studies English language and literature,...
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Sword

    SWORD: a weapon with a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard, used for thrusting or striking and now typically worn as part of ceremonial dress.       “War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do...
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Time

Time:  the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole, i.e. travel through space and time. “Little by Little One Travels Far” -J.R.R. Tolkien Time according to Tolkien is a virtue not a burden. Remember things were...
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Allegory

Allegory: a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one, i.e. Pilgrim’s Progress is an allegory of the spiritual journey.   “I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done...