The names of the dwarves in The Hobbit, just in case I forget.and by God, that is a LOT of facial hair!

The names of the dwarves in The Hobbit, just in case I forget.and by God, that is a LOT of facial hair!

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort."   - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit  I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.

Why Tolkien was a fine modern artist

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort." - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.

"Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit." - These are the normal values for Anglo-Saxon runes, and not at all what Tolkien used for Dwarvish - he mixed them all up!

"Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit." - These are the normal values for Anglo-Saxon runes, and not at all what Tolkien used for Dwarvish - he mixed them all up!

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. I enjoyed it, though I would have enjoyed it much more if they didn't feel the need to turn every scene into a fight with Orcs! But the return of Legolas almost made up for that. :) Click through for my review: http://missvintagegirl.blogspot.com/2014/01/the-hobbit-desolation-of-smaug.html .

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. I enjoyed it, though I would have enjoyed it much more if they didn't feel the need to turn every scene into a fight with Orcs! But the return of Legolas almost made up for that. :) Click through for my review: http://missvintagegirl.blogspot.com/2014/01/the-hobbit-desolation-of-smaug.html .

A Guide to Dwarves in 'The Hobbit'

LOOK: A Guide To The Dwarves In 'The Hobbit'

Bilbo & Thorin - "He was my friend." Such a sad and touching part in the film (one of many!) when Bilbo said that at the end of his journey in The Hobbit TBOTFA.

Bilbo & Thorin - "He was my friend." Such a sad and touching part in the film (one of many!) when Bilbo said that at the end of his journey in The Hobbit TBOTFA.

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