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Happy Birthday Professor Tolkien!
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Aragorn the Elfstone
Grey Havens


Jan 3 2011, 11:39pm

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Happy Birthday Professor! [In reply to] Can't Post

Thank you dearly for all that you have given us! Smile

"All men dream; but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake to find that it was vanity; But the dreamers of day are dangerous men. That they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it possible."
- T.E. Lawrence


dernwyn
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Jan 4 2011, 12:00am

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A mixture for those not yet into their irresponsible 'tweens? [In reply to] Can't Post

Wink

Let's see: how about mixing that ginger ale (the ginger could represent the medicinal qualities of miruvor) with some fruit juice for the fruits of the Shire, and a small bit of honey for the honey-cakes of the Beornings?

Let us know what you come up with - and how it tastes! Laugh


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"It struck me last night that you might write a fearfully good romantic drama, with as much of the 'supernatural' as you cared to introduce. Have you ever thought of it?"
-Geoffrey B. Smith, letter to JRR Tolkien, 1915




Daughter of Nienna
Grey Havens


Jan 4 2011, 12:06am

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To the Professor! [In reply to] Can't Post

To everyone here . . .

Hau‘oli Mkahiki Hou!
Happy New Year from Hawaii!

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Nienna: “those who hearken to her learn pity, and endurance in hope . . . All those who wait in Mandos cry to her, for she brings strength to the spirit and turns sorrow to wisdom." — Valaquenta


aranelthehobbit22
Gondor


Jan 4 2011, 2:11am

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*raises glass* The Professor! [In reply to] Can't Post

Your books will live forever, sir. Thank you for changing my life, and happy birthday!

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'Help oft shall come from the hands of the weak when the Wise falter.'

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"Yet in that hour was put to the proof that which Mithrandir had spoken, and help came from the hands of the weak when the Wise faltered."





Leviathan's Bane
Rivendell


Jan 4 2011, 3:26am

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Brilliant! [In reply to] Can't Post

I mixed Ginger Ale together with some grape juice and a tad bit of honey as per your suggestion and it was a huge success! It was fresh, fruity, clear, and had a golden aftertaste. Oh, and the meanings you gave behind the ingredients lent to the drink a fourth ingredient which I can't quite put my finger on. Wink I will definitely keep this in mind for next year with a few additions of my own. Cheers! Smile


"So knights are mythical!" said the younger and less experienced dragons. "We always thought so."

- J.R.R. Tolkien, "Farmer Giles of Ham"


Magpie
Immortal


Jan 4 2011, 3:37am

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a little late. I was unpacking groceries.







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Eowyn of Penns Woods
Valinor


Jan 4 2011, 3:56am

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I'm still too sore to raise anything but a whine, so... [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for all the gifts you gave, Professor! No useless mathoms, there! ;)

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Zmulady
Rohan

Jan 4 2011, 4:18am

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Elizabeth
Valinor


Jan 4 2011, 7:12am

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But at last the time arrived! [In reply to] Can't Post

Yay, Professor! Thank you for many hours of happy reading, and many more happy hours discussing with friends. And thank you for many friends I met here on TORn, who wouldn't have been here but for you!






Looking forward to chapter discussion of LotR The Two Towers, Book III, beginning Jan. 9, 2010!

Elizabeth is the TORnsib formerly known as 'erather'


the_argonath
Lorien


Jan 4 2011, 2:46pm

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"The Professor!" [In reply to] Can't Post

*Sneaks in late*
Words cannot describe how much your works mean to me and everyone here, so I think I'll just join everyone in raising my glass (of juice... it's still early) in thanks...
Evil

~*Haudh-en-Ndengin the Elves named it, the Hill of Slain, and Haugh-en-Nirnaeth, the Hill of tears... the earth beneath which the swords of the Eldar and the Edain crumbled into rust*~



Ethel Duath
Valinor


Jan 4 2011, 7:13pm

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Happy Birthday J.R.R. (Beren) Tolkien!! [In reply to] Can't Post

What a life-changer you've been.

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