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Old 07-26-2011, 08:15 PM   #5
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I've always considered Sam being "half-wise" as relating more to a lack of conventional book-learning and being rather boorish and unsophisticated. This does not account, however, for Sam's stock of Hobbitish lore and folk-sayings (inherited from his aphoristic father), and a native common sense and stolid bravery -- the attributes which suited him best when leading Frodo through Mordor.
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