I hope that this word makes you, too, feel rooted in a world with deep, deep roots. Ultimately, this word comes from Latin ante – before.

• 1.072 in the deep places of their ancient homes;
• 1.075 For ancient king and elvish lord
• 2.030 Fortunately the road went over an ancient stone bridge,
• 3.035 in the ancient tongue of Gondolin;
• 5.077 according to the ancient laws.
• 6.068 But the ancient race of the northern mountains
• 7.022 and ancient bears of the mountains
• 7.029 and very ancient oaks,
• 8.131 from the ancient tribes
• 8.133 In ancient days they had had wars with some of the dwarves,
• 11.006 the grey ruins of ancient houses, towers, and walls.
• 12.012 or dungeon-hall of the ancient dwarves
• 12.084 and is maybe the last left of the ancient breed
• 13.048 by the cunning of ancient hands.
• 13.064 and found the ancient steps,
• 15.010 of that ancient breed linger here now.’
• 18.032 in the ancient halls.

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