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Lay of Leithian: Finrod's Song

The lines in the Lay of Leithian describing the contest between Finrod and Sauron. Enter the missing words.
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Last updated: December 8, 2023
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He chanted a song of ________,
Wizardry
Of piercing, opening, of _________,
Treachery
Revealing, uncovering, _________.
Betraying
Then sudden Felagund stood there _______
Swaying
Sang in answer a song of _______,
Staying
Resisting, ________ against power,
Battling
Of secrets kept, strength like a _____,
Tower
And trust unbroken, freedom, ______;
Escape
Of ________ and of shifting shape
Changing
Of snares eluded, broken _____,
Traps
The prison opening, the chain that _____.
Snaps
Backwards and forwards swayed their ____.
Song
Reeling an foundering, as ever more ______
Strong
The chanting swelled, Felagund ______,
Fought
And all the magic and might he _______
Brought
Of _________ into his words.
Elvenesse
Softly in the _____ they heard the birds
Gloom
Singing afar in ___________,
Nargothrond,
The sighting of the Sea ______,
Beyond
Beyond the western world, on ____,
Sand
On sand of pearls in _________.
Elvenland
Then the gloom gathered darkness _______
Growing
In Valinor, the red blood _______
Flowing
Beside the Sea, where the Noldor ____
Slew
The Foamriders, and stealing ____
Drew
Their white ships with their white _____
Sails
From lamplit havens. The wind _____
Wails
The wolf howls. The ravens ____.
Flee
The ice mutters in the mouths of the ___.
Sea
The captives sad in Angband _____.
Mourn
Thunder rumbles, the fires ____ ---
Burn
And Finrod fell before the ______.
Throne
1 Comments
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Level 43
Feb 2, 2024
thats one of my favourite parts in the lay of leithian. Great quiz! :)