> We do need to remember Prof Tolkien was raised in part in South
> Africa, that has a large east indian population, atleast one time.. It
> is also where Gandhi learned a bit of his lawyer ways..
Tolkien was born in S.A. and left there at age 4. Gandhi arrived at age
23 and left at age 44. Not much common ground there!
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@...
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There
are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language
that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.