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  • mafoster@direcway.com
    So Bilbo arranged Dwarves escape by picking the lox? Mike ... From: Lezlie Date: Monday, August 22, 2005 6:14 pm Subject: [mythsoc] Re: Odd
    Message 1 of 33 , Aug 22, 2005
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      So Bilbo arranged Dwarves' escape by picking the lox?

      Mike

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      From: Lezlie <lezlie1@...>
      Date: Monday, August 22, 2005 6:14 pm
      Subject: [mythsoc] Re: Odd Hobbit question...& apologies ...

      > Oh dear-- I laughed myself silly. May I share this with Jewish
      > friends? BTW: I have enjoyed every seder I've been invited too.
      > Lezlie
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      > --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, AMV Howard <amvhoward@g...> wrote:
      > > "In haste we left Valinor. This is the lembas of affliction, which
      > > our ancestors ate in the land of NĂºmenor. Whoever is hungry,
      > let him
      > > come and eat; whoever is in need of comfort, let him come and
      > > celebrate with us. This year we are here; next year, may we be
      > in the
      > > Grey Havens."
      > >
      > > I'd always had the Dwarves pegged as the Jewish-analogues in Middle
      > > Earth (if there is any such thing, which in more serious moments I'm
      > > inclined to doubt)-- kept away from a homeland they constantly
      > dreamed> of returning to (Moria), obsessed with precious metals
      > (echoes of the
      > > ugly stereotype of the medieval moneylender?)... but perhaps there's
      > > something to be said for the Elves in that regard, as well.
      > >
      > > Alana
      > >
      > > On 8/21/05, Berni Phillips <bernip@i...> wrote:
      > > > Okay, now I'm envisining the seder in Lothlorien.
      > > >
      > > > Berni
      > > >
      > > > From: "AMV Howard" <amvhoward@g...>
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > > I've always thought of it as something closer to ethereal
      > matzoh.> > >
      > > > > Alana
      > > > >
      > > > <mafoster@d...> wrote:
      > > > > > One of my students once defined lembas as 'Twinkies of the
      > elves.'
      > > >
      > > >
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    • Mike Foster
      As you wish. This is adapted from Billie Holiday s Crazy He Calls Me.
      Message 33 of 33 , Sep 21, 2005
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        As you wish. This is adapted from Billie Holiday's
        "Crazy He Calls Me."

        ChessQu654@... wrote:

        >Mike,
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        >Thanks. I believe it was on this list that we had a discussion about the
        >origin of this quote and it's author. I chose to leave it as is because none of
        >the other quotes discussed were exactly the same.
        >
        >Best regards,
        >Christine
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        >" The impossible we do immediately. The miraculous takes little longer."
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