- In the begining of The Fellowship of the Ring Sam Gamgee is sitting around The Green Dragon (I think) yacking with Ted Sandyman and others about current events. He mentions his cousin Hal having seen a "tree-man" up beyond the north moors. Are we not to assume that what Hal really saw was an ent wife?
No never, but worth a look
Of course it reminds you of Hiawatha; Longfellow deliberately chose that meter for Hiawatha because he felt that it was a suitable one for the subject.
Anyone ever read Lewis Carroll's parody of "Hiawatha"?
The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart. ~Iris Murdoch, The Red and the Green