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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Sep 12, 2006 10:44 pm
Forum: HOLTS Activities
Topic: Holts Reads " The Hobbit"
Replies: 41
Views: 2244

Jumps in .... Wheeee I'm first! /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" /> If you've read other Tolkien's books, do you believe the language of The Hobbit is easier to understand? The Hobbit is easier for me to read; it is more of a straig...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Sep 06, 2006 7:12 am
Forum: HOLTS Activities
Topic: Holts Reads " The Hobbit"
Replies: 41
Views: 2244

Oh, hooray! I'm glad that we're going to read, and discuss, The Hobbit . /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" /> As hard as it is for me to believe, I remember that the first time I picked it up to read, in the school's library, I didn't...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Sep 01, 2006 2:49 am
Forum: General Classes Discussion
Topic: Wand-making
Replies: 7
Views: 418

Assignment 1 may now be sent in for Wand-Making. It is due by midnight, September 30th. Remember to include your HOL name and ID in the body of the Assignment, as well as having your HOL ID in the 'Subject' line of the email. (A Subject-line sample is in the text of the assignment. Use it s...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:31 am
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

That's it exactly, Eliza! smile.gif

Your turn ~
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:01 am
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Yay!

Okay, how is this:

'Half an hour, maybe,' he answered. 'Or it might be an hour. I have wandered for some time since. I do not know! I do not know!'
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Yay, I was online and able to get to one! /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" /> QUOTE 'That's all I know,' stammered Sam, blushing. 'I learned it from Mr. Bilbo when I was a lad. He used to tell me tales like that, knowing how I w...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: General Classes Discussion
Topic: Wand-making
Replies: 7
Views: 418

Welcome to Wand-Making . I'll use this Topic to post news and notices, and also to answer questions if folks have any. Some news is that I request you to please hold off on sending in your homework until the appropriate time. While I appreciate your eagerness, if you have sent something to me, t...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: General Classes Discussion
Topic: 06/07 Class Advertisement Spot
Replies: 40
Views: 2895

Wand-Making is a similar class to Professor Ulol Kimil's Wands Workshop (see his post above). We do, however, approach this fascinating subject in slightly different ways and talk about different things. (Yes, you may take both classes if you like, both at the same time or one after another.) A...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jun 25, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Announcing The Summer Quidditch League
Replies: 1
Views: 567

Okay, folks! The post that you've all been waiting for. This July, the Summer Quidditch League is coming to a pitch near you! Start forming your SQL teams now (if you haven't already)! In a few days, there's going to be a thread starting for the sole purpose of team sign-ups....
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Apr 21, 2006 5:10 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

smile.gif Well done, Venefica!

Yes, well, Treebeard and the Forest. That was their marching song, as they went towards Isengard. *shivers*

Your turn!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Apr 21, 2006 12:33 am
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Thank you, Ceri. /smile.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":)" border="0" alt="smile.gif" /> This is a kind of hard one, because someone is quoting someone else ...(and yes, that is a hint)..... 'Though Isengard be strong and hard, as cold as stone and bare as bone, We go, we go, we go to...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Apr 20, 2006 6:14 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Treebeard to Merry and Pippin in the forest of Fangorn when they first encounter him. Thank you, Narcissa, for posting that! And yes, Ceri! I was 404 not found (or something like that) for almost two days. I just NOW got back here! /ohmy.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":o" bord...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Apr 18, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Oh, well, I too, love that quote.... I knew it immediately. *hugs* This one too, is easy --it is for another of my favorite characters.... Shadowfax .. .. ...'And there is one among them that might have been foaled in the morning of the world. The horses of the Nine cannot vie with him; tireless...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Gandalf to Frodo, when Frodo is saying what a pity it was that Bilbo didn't kill Gollum.

Way back at the Shire........in Frodo's house.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Apr 01, 2006 8:33 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Well done, Padmé! I knew it was Gandalf, and the general time period, but I couldn't remember, for anything, just who he said it to!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Mar 21, 2006 6:47 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Yes, exactly. smile.gif (I was actually going to use, as a quote, what Gandalf said, but thought that wouldn't be a good thing to write 'here'.)

Your turn!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Mar 21, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Wheee!

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" 'Never before has any voice dared to utter words of that tongue in Imladris, Gandalf the Grey,' ....."
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Mar 21, 2006 5:51 pm
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Merry talking with Frodo, in Frodo's little house in Crickhollow. Sam, Pippin and Fatty Bolger were there too.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Mar 14, 2006 6:34 am
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Yes!

Well done. Your turn. smile.gif

(...and well, he hadn't yet become acquainted with them, perhaps?)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Mar 14, 2006 3:26 am
Forum: HOL Tolkien Society
Topic: Guess The Quote - The Books
Replies: 439
Views: 10068

Wheeee! *dances*

Okay, from Book 1 (hint because it's fairly hard, maybe):

'You have a stout heart,' he said; 'but it was foolish.'

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