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Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-16-2002, 11:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting I believe you're referring to my post, not...

I believe you're referring to my post, not Bethberry's, and I thank you kindly, Helen. smilies/smile.gif Bethberry's is the one with the excellent poetry and 'most wild washing day' and I had the...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-15-2002, 11:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting *sailing around the room on this most glorious...

*sailing around the room on this most glorious smokeship* 'Wheeeeeee! Thank you, Gandalf the Grey! Hoist the Jib! Belay the haubards!' (Um, what is that thing you belay as I think it's not...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-13-2002, 08:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Thank you very much, LMP. smilies/smile.gif ...

Thank you very much, LMP. smilies/smile.gif

Davem: I can understand what bothers you about these books Ė I canít say if they hold anything for you that youíre missing or not. Iíve always done...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-11-2002, 01:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting All excellent points! Not to digress too much,...

All excellent points! Not to digress too much, Davem, but many of the female characters on Bethberry's list are complicated and rich (and to me heart-rending, Dorothea or Maggie in Elliot's work --...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-10-2002, 05:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Thanks, TolkienGurl! smilies/smile.gif I have...

Thanks, TolkienGurl! smilies/smile.gif I have definitely not read it. I'll keep an eye out.
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-10-2002, 12:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Bethberry: That is terrible! Very rude... they...

Bethberry: That is terrible! Very rude... they shook your husband's hand and not yours-- who was having this baby, anyway? Who just won her doctorate, anyway? Maybe there was some stupid...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-10-2002, 09:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Bethberry, I'm sorry to hear you've been denied...

Bethberry, I'm sorry to hear you've been denied from a forum of argument for being female-- I keep hoping the human race will be over and done with such things (obviously it hasn't happened...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-07-2002, 11:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting 'Talking to yourself'? 'Course not! I think I...

'Talking to yourself'? 'Course not! I think I don't see 'Faerie' in LotR --or here in our minds-- quite the same way you do, but I can't currently articulate any more about what I do see, except...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-03-2002, 11:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Greeting, Bethberry! *belated and rather...

Greeting, Bethberry! *belated and rather unpracticed curtsy* You are most kind. Although I think I've never crossed posts with you before (barring our simultaneous posts above), I have often...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-02-2002, 10:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Bethberry, I would say that JRRT saw past ages as...

Bethberry, I would say that JRRT saw past ages as slightly different than modern ages, in that evil aspects were clearer to see-- more embodied and less distributed, if you know what I mean? And...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 09-30-2002, 08:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting I'll be very interested to hear Child clarify...

I'll be very interested to hear Child clarify this idea here or in a new topic, LMP, but meanwhile I'll share my own thoughts. I don't really know what you mean by 'Saxon', separate from 'Anglo'...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 09-26-2002, 06:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Quite right, LMP, I did not mean 'nothing more...

Quite right, LMP, I did not mean 'nothing more than' family bliss --although children may also reconnect one to nature. I would agree that an intimacy with nature is a basis for that 'Fae' feeling,...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 09-25-2002, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 62,833
Posted By Nar
Sting Good question, good answers. I would agree with...

Good question, good answers. I would agree with all of these posts.

I don't have much to add, except that I think the first version of the story of Luthien and Beren, 'The Tale of Tinuviel'...
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