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false flattery is probably the better term

Long Hammer
The Shire

Oct 2 2013, 2:00pm


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false flattery is probably the better term [In reply to] Can't Post

I have not seen the animated one so there is no interpretation from that. Just when I read it, I felt like the flattery was insincere, but the movie trailer made it seem very sincere.

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interesting to me Long Hammer Send a private message to Long Hammer Oct 2 2013, 2:21am
    I took it as flameofudun Send a private message to flameofudun Oct 2 2013, 2:39am
    I thought the same Nira Send a private message to Nira Oct 2 2013, 3:04am
    I don't think Bilbo was mocking in the book either. Not entirely. Flattering to excess AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Oct 2 2013, 3:18am
    I wonder how much of that impression comes from the Rankin Bass film easterlingchief1 Send a private message to easterlingchief1 Oct 2 2013, 1:16pm
    I don't think it can ever have been mocking, as such dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Oct 2 2013, 1:25pm
        Freeman makes the difference! Fleuz Send a private message to Fleuz Oct 2 2013, 1:47pm
        false flattery is probably the better term Long Hammer Send a private message to Long Hammer Oct 2 2013, 2:00pm

 
 
 

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