The Book of Lost Tales, Part Two (The History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 2)

By J.R.R. Tolkien

This moment a part of THE booklet OF misplaced stories comprises the story of Beneren and Luthien, Turin and the Dragon, Necklace of the Dwarves, and the autumn of Gondolin. each one story is by way of a statement within the kind of a brief essay, including the texts of linked poems, in addition to details on names and vocabulary within the earliest Elvish languages.

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220. 19 ‘come hither’: ‘escaped from Melko’ Tuor C. 20 ‘folk’: unique examining ‘men’. this is often the single position the place ‘men’ in connection with Elves is modified. The use is continuing within the Fall of Gondolin, or even happens as soon as in an odd-sounding connection with the hosts of Melko: ‘But now the lads of Melko have assembled their forces’ (p. 183). 21 The passage finishing right here and starting with the phrases ‘Then Tuor’s center was once heavy…’ on p. 162 was once bracketed via my father in Tuor B, and on a unfastened slip touching on this bracketed passage he wrote: (If nec[essary]): Then is advised how Idril daughter of the king further her phrases to the king’s knowledge in order that Turgon bid Tuor leisure himself awhile in Gondolin, and being forewise prevailed on him [to] abide there in any case.

283–4, 310 Huan referred to as ‘lord of the Hounds of Hisiloë’ (47), ‘Captain of canines’ (21, 231), ‘Huan of the Dogs’. 21–3, 26–7, 30–1, 34–6, 38–9, forty-one, 47–8, 53–9, sixty two, sixty eight, 231, 233–4, 239, 243 Hungry Sands at the coast of the Isle of the traditional Mariner. 318 Hunthor significant other of Turambar within the assault on Glaurung. 133 Huor 214 Húrin fifty two, 118, one hundred twenty, 126, 128, 131, a hundred thirty five, 137, 210, 216, 245. See Úrin. Iceland 261 I·Cuilwarthon The useless that dwell back. forty-one, fifty one, 245, 249. (Replaced i·Guilwarthon. ) Icy Seas 254 Idril spouse of Tuor, mom of Eärendel.

A home was once equipped for him upon the southern partitions, for he enjoyed the unfastened airs and beloved no longer the shut neighbourhood of different dwellings. There it used to be his pride frequently to face at the battlements at sunrise, and people had a good time to determine the hot mild seize the wings of his helm—and many murmured and may fain have subsidized him into conflict with the Orcs, due to the fact that the speeches of these , Tuor and Turgon, sooner than the palace have been identified to many; yet this subject went no longer additional for reverence of Turgon, and since at the moment in Tuor’s center the concept of the phrases of Ulmo appeared to have grown dim and much off.

Within the later tale Morwen resolved to ship Túrin clear of worry that he will be enslaved by way of the Easterlings (Narn p. 70), while right here all that's stated is that Mavwin ‘knew no longer in her misery how you can foster either him and his sister’ (which most likely displays her poverty). This in flip displays a different distinction, specifically that the following Nienóri used to be born ahead of Túrin’s departure (but see p. 131); within the later legend he and his partners left Dor-lómin within the autumn of the 12 months of Lamentation and Nienor used to be born early within the following year—thus he had by no means visible her, while an toddler.

Cf. his phrases to Mablung within the Narn, p. a hundred and forty four: ‘For see, i'm blind! Did you no longer be aware of? Blind, blind, groping on the grounds that youth in a dismal mist of Morgoth! ’ * Tasarinan survived because the Quenya identify with out swap: ‘the willow-meads of Tasarinan’ in Treebeard’s tune within the Towers, 111. four. * The Gnomish dictionary has the access: gwalt ‘good luck—any providential prevalence or inspiration: “the good fortune of the Valar”, i·walt ne Vanion’ (I. 272). * Humphrey wood worker in his Biography (p. ninety two) says that the story ‘was written out in the course of Tolkien’s convalescence at nice Haywood early in 1917’, yet he's no doubt relating the unique pencilled textual content of Tuor A.

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