18433Re: about dwarves and spiders in the Hobbit ...
- Jun 30 8:43 PM
>>---"Carl F. Hostetter" <Aelfwine@...> wrote:(it is cognate with "weave"). It is often encountered in this sense in
>>Tolkien here is using "web" in its original sense of 'woven fabric'
And Tolkien also uses "web" elsewhere in the same way, as in the
chapter, "Minas Tirith", in _LotR_:
"No hangings nor storied webs, nor any things of woven stuff or of
wood, were to be seen in that long solemn hall; but between the
pillars there stood a silent company of tall images graven in cold
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