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The hands of the king August 6, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — Shanna @ 5:09 pm

Thus spake Ioreth, wise woman of Gondor: The hands of the king are the hands of a healer, and so shall the rightful king be known. (from The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien)


One Response to “The hands of the king”

  1. soosieq Says:

    So I’ve been watching a lot of Dr. Who lately, and I have to tell you– this quote comes to mind fairly often as I’m watching. What kind of geek thinks of Tolkien as the outside reference to Dr. Who? *thumbs* This geek.

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