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0375 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch01.Pt10 » The Mathoms Episode » A Long Expected Party Pt 10

“My father bestowed immense pains on the creation of The Lord of the Rings, and my intention has been that this record his first three years of work on it should reflect those pains.” – Christopher Tolkien, Return of the Shadow, Foreword

In this episode of DO NOT BE HASTY, we undertake our inaugural MATHOMS episode as we explore heretofore neglected matters great and small from The Lord of the Rings Book 1, Chapter 1, A Long Expected Party.

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0378 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch02.Pt02 » Sam At The Green Dragon » The Shadow of the Past Part 2

0378 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch02.Pt02 » Sam At The Green Dragon » The Shadow of the Past Part 2

Welcome to Episode 13 of DO NOT BE HASTY – I’m calling this one “Sam at the Green Dragon”!
“And I’ve heard tell that Elves are moving west. They do say they are going to the harbours, out away beyond the White Towers.’
Sam waved his arm vaguely; neither he nor any of them knew how far it was to the Sea, past the old towers beyond the western borders of the Shire. But it was an old tradition that away over there stood the Grey Havens, from which at times elven-ships set sail, never to return.”
In this episode of DO NOT BE HASTY, we continue through The Shadow of the Past, as we listen in on Sam’s speculations at the Green Dragon concerning Elves and Tree-men!
This section begins with the words: “Little of all this, of course, reached the ears of ordinary hobbits.”
And ends with: “…and they stayed up far into the night.”
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This section begins with the words: “The talk did not die down in nine or even ninety-nine days…”

And ends with…“but they had no name.”

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0377 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch02.Pt01 » 17 Years Later » Bilbo's Fate, Freder Bolger, Folco Boffin, more

0377 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch02.Pt01 » 17 Years Later » The Shadow of the Past

In this episode of DO NOT BE HASTY, we’ll begin exploring The Shadow of the Past (Book 2, Chapter 2 of Lord of the Rings), by finding out what Frodo is up to as the lone master of Bag-End, and what is going on in the wider world beyond the borders of the Shire!

This section begins with the words: “The talk did not die down in nine or even ninety-nine days…”

And ends with…“but they had no name.”

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0376 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch01.Pt11 » Mailbag » Proudfoots, Eleventy, Michel Delving, Winyard, and more!

0376 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch01.Pt11 » Mailbag » Proudfoots, Eleventy, Michel Delving, Winyard, and more!

In this episode of DO NOT BE HASTY, we hit the mailbag for your thoughts on The Lord of the Rings Book 1, Chapter 1, A Long Expected Party.And by the way, you guys delivered BIG TIME!

While we won’t be able to get to nearly everything you wrote in the YouTube comments, on our Patreon page, and elsewhere, we’re going to hit some great stuff from a lot of different folks so buckle up for a fun ride!

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Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch01.Pt08 » Master Frodo » A Long Expected Party Pt 8

0373 » Lord of the Rings Bk1.Ch01.Pt08 » Master Frodo » A Long Expected Party Pt 8

In this episode of Do Not Be Hasty, we continue through Lord of the Rings Book 1, Chapter 1, A Long Expected Party!
With Bilbo having hit the Road, Frodo is left to clean up the mess. He’ll discover that sometimes being the Master means working like the Servant!
Also: we’ll see that many hobbits have a knack for the art of insult comedy!
Finally: the Sackville-Bagginses STRIKE AGAIN!
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