Riddles in the Dark (The Hobbit)

These riddles were in the game between Gollum and Bilbo in the dark, featured in J.R.R. Tolkein's book and the 2012 film, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'
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What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees up, up it goes, and yet never grows?
Mountain
Thirty white horses on a red hill: first they champ, then they stamp, then they stand still.
Teeth
Voiceless it cries, wingless flutters, toothless bites, mouthless mutters.
Wind
An eye in a blue face saw an eye in a green face. "That eye is like to this eye" said the first eye, "But in low place, not in high place."
Sun on the daisies
It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, cannot be heard, cannot be smelt. It lies behind stars and under hills, and empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after, ends life, kills laughter.
Dark
A box without hinges, key or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
Eggs
Alive without breath, as cold as death; never thirsty, ever drinking, all in mail never clinking.
Fish
No-legs lay on one-leg, two legs sat near on three legs, four legs got some - What is no-legs?
Fish
No-legs lay on one-leg, two legs sat near on three legs, four legs got some - What is one-leg?
Table
No-legs lay on one-leg, two legs sat near on three legs, four legs got some - What is two-legs?
Man
No-legs lay on one-leg, two legs sat near on three legs, four legs got some - What is three-legs?
Stool
No-legs lay on one-leg, two legs sat near on three legs, four legs got some - What is four-legs?
Cat
This thing all things devours: birds, beasts, trees, flowers; gnaws iron, bites steel; grinds hard stones to meal; slays king, ruins town, and beats high mountain down.
Time
What have I got in my pocket? (Gollum's first guess)
Hands
What have I got in my pocket? (Gollum's second guess)
Knife
What have I got in my pocket? (Gollum's third guess)
String / Nothing
What have I got in my pocket? (Answer)
The One Ring
1 Comments
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Level 57
Jun 9, 2019
more answers should be possible like

sun on daisies

the sun on daisies

the sun on the daisies