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riddles Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about riddles
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“Curse the Baggins! It’s gone! What has it got in its pocketses? Oh we guess, we guess, my precious. He’s found it, yes he must have.”
J.R.R. Tolkien
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The Hobbit
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Bilbo Baggins
Gollum
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riddles
precious
The One Ring
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“Thou lov’st to speak in riddles and dark words.”
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″‘Maybe I did not live as I ought to have done,’ it suddenly occurred to him. ‘But how could that be, when I did everything properly?’ he replied, and immediately dismissed from his mind this, the sole solution of all the riddles of life and death, as something quite impossible.”
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“I profess not to know how women’s hearts are wooed and won. To me they have always been matters of riddle and admiration.”
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“Your tongue has grown as twisted as the roots of a fir tree. Speak not in riddles.”
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`Have you guessed the riddle yet?′ the Hatter said, turning to Alice again. `No, I give it up,′ Alice replied: `what’s the answer?′ `I haven’t the slightest idea,′ said the Hatter.
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“Seven hearts the journey make. Seven ways the hearts will break ...” The witch Sheba’s prophecy is like a riddle. A riddle Rowan must solve if he is to find out the secret of the Mountain and save his home. To the sturdy villagers of Rin, the boy Rowan is a timid weakling. The most disappointing child ever.

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