Monday, July 2, 2018

"A Riddle"

"A Riddle"

“This thing all things devours:
Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;
Gnaws iron, bites steel;
Grinds hard stones to meal;
Slays king, ruins towns,
And beats high mountain down.”

- One of Gollum’s riddles for Bilbo in
“The Hobbit,” by JRR Tolkein.

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