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Old 09-10-2004, 04:18 PM   #1
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White Tree Songs and Verses

Well, the title explains it all, but for those of you who don't get it: The way the game works is, someone will post a line from a song or verse. It can be from anywhere. Then, people answer with who says it, when it's said, and if it's a song of verse. The person who answers correctly gets to post the next one? It's pretty simple, so let's get started! The first one is
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The white lilies sway,
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'But Melkor also was there, and he came to the house of Fanor, and there he slew Finw King of the Noldor before his doors, and spilled the first blood in the Blessed Realm; for Finw alone had not fled from the horror of the Dark.'
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Old 09-10-2004, 04:42 PM   #2
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Well, there is the "Who Sang It?" thread at the bottom of this page. But oh well.

That's from song of Lebennin, I think.
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Old 09-10-2004, 04:44 PM   #3
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White Tree

I realized there's a who sang it, but this requires more info about the question, and it can be either a song or a verse. Anyways, you've got the right song, but who said it and where?
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Old 09-10-2004, 04:49 PM   #4
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Point taken.

Hm.. Legolas sang it, in the Houses of Healing. [I had to break out the book to remember where! Blast you! =P]
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Old 09-10-2004, 06:24 PM   #5
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White Tree

Yes! Now you see the challenge! Right, your go!
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Old 09-10-2004, 06:42 PM   #6
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Hmm.. what can I dig up?

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We wandered shyly hand in hand/ or rollicked in the fairy sand
This is more of a historic question [in regards to the Legendarium], than anything else. Tell me what the two lines are from and what version of the source it is. Then, tell me why the final version never found a place in the mythology.

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