lord of the rings meme: seven locations [6/7] → “They started again before the day was broad. Not that most of the Company were eager to hurry southwards: they were content that the decision, which they must make at latest when they came to Rauros and the Tindrock Isle, still lay some days ahead; and they let the River bear them on at its own pace, having no desire to hasten towards the perils that lay beyond, whichever course they took in the end.”
LORD OF THE RINGS ETYMOLOGY ↣ Frodo Baggins
FRODO: Germanic; ’frod-‘, meaning ‘wise and experienced’. Frodo in Westron is ‘Maura’, the element ‘maur-’ also means ‘wise and experienced’. In Sindarin his name is ‘Lorhael’, which translates as ‘old-wise’.
BAGGINS: Translation from the Westron name ‘Labingi’, stems from ‘laban’ meaning ‘bag’. Associated with Bag End the residence of the Baggins family in the Shire.
The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater.
And I warn you that peril is now both before you and behind you, and upon either side.
“I love him. He’s like that, and sometimes it shines through, somehow. But I love him, whether or no.”
John Rhys-Davies [on the cast commentary]: Look at that smile. And that’s… how we will always remember him.