Over

A worthy and delightful preposition, it’s all over (ahem) our sister Germanic languages. Yet this is an old, old, old word, found in Sanskrit and Greek with very little difference except the V sauntering to B or P as time and location vary.

• 1.002 deep-set round windows looking over his garden,
• 1.005 that was to be found either under The Hill or over The Hill or across The Water,
• 1.006 and adventures sprouted up all over the place wherever he went,
• 1.006 He had been away over The Hill
• 1.007 over which his long white beard
• 1.010 and floated away over The Hill.
• 1.013 You might try over The Hill or across The Water.’
• 1.020 if you ever get over it.’
• 1.068 and come back to hover over the wizard’s head.
• 1.068 of the smoke-rings he had sent up the wind over The Hill.
• 1.070 far over The Water
• 1.073 Far over the misty mountains cold
• 1.077 Far over the misty mountains cold
• 1.082 Far over the misty mountains grim
• 1.088 knocking over the poker
• 1.092 knocking over the table.
• 1.092 over
• 1.092 and over again;
• 1.130 and way for handing it over,
• 1.144 Far over the misty mountains cold
• 2.030 Fortunately the road went over an ancient stone bridge,
• 2.031 It was nearly night when they had crossed over.
• 2.036 “There’s a light over there!”
• 2.054 shaking all over,
• 2.072 a sack was over his head,
• 2.075 pop! went a nasty smelly sack over his head,
• 2.080 and popped a sack right over Thorin’s head
• 2.083 all over again, Bill,” he said,
• 2.086 and so the argument began all over again.
• 2.092 And so the argument began all over again,
• 2.106 the light came over the hill,
• 2.108 of what had happened to him twice over,
• 2.117 putting a great many spells over them,
• 3.003 or over,
• 3.008 There were gullies that they could almost leap over,
• 3.008 that one could neither jump over nor climb into.
• 3.010 Bilbo’s pony began to stumble over roots
• 3.011 and looked over the edge.
• 3.024 until you are over the bridge.
• 3.024 Supper is preparing over there,” he said.
• 3.026 and over that they had to go,
• 3.029 and some elves have over merry tongues.
• 3.034 but strong to bring them over the mountain passes.
• 3.050 over the Misty Mountains to the land beyond.
• 3.050 Chapter IV OVER HILL and UNDER HILL
• 4.001 and many passes over them.
• 4.002 Now they could look back over the lands they had left,
• 4.002 or over their heads
• 4.003 over the Edge of the Wild;
• 4.004 over those great tall mountains
• 4.005 and shouting all over the mountainsides.
• 4.023 and quarrelled over by goblins.
• 4.036 Soon they were falling over one another
• 4.048 knocking over those that were running after them.
• 5.009 and over it to the days beyond.
• 5.012 He paddled it with large feet dangling over the side,
• 5.042 The answer’s not a kettle boiling over,
• 5.129 Straight over Gollum’s head he jumped,
• 5.130 and grabbed as the hobbit flew over him,
• 5.143 falling over one another
• 5.145 was knocked over by a goblin who could not make out what he had bumped into,
• 6.003 over its edge,
• 6.009 you will thank me before all is over.
• 6.012 everybody falling over bodies
• 6.020 and fell over,
• 6.020 So I jumped over him
• 6.023 jumping over Gollum,
• 6.027 said Gandalf, ‘or soon there will be no getting over the mountains at all.’
• 6.035 now that the excitement was over.
• 6.041 Soon the danger was over,
• 6.045 and over the black tops of those growing lower down
• 6.045 over a floor of pine-needles;
• 6.05 over the Edge of the Wild on the borders of the unknown.
• 6.059 (for so the evil wolves over the Edge of the Wild were named)
• 6.065 and unless they rolled over quick they were soon all
• 6.065 Very soon all about the glade wolves were rolling over
• 6.065 and over to put out the sparks on their backs,
• 6.082 Over them swooped the eagles;
• 6.086 He used to turn queer if he looked over the edge
• 6.093 and no path down off it except by jumping over a precipice.
• 7.002 The air rushed over him
• 7.011 over the mountains,’
• 7.011 in on it again before it is all over,
• 7.043 we were coming out of the Lands over West into these countries –
• 7.047 I was coming over the mountains
• 7.054 I am not over fond of dwarves;
• 7.095 When dinner was over
• 7.103 over the wide seas of the night.
• 7.108 One of the dwarves had fallen over him
• 7.117 except from the west over the river,
• 7.122 He had been over the river
• 7.142 We may meet again before all is over,
• 7.151 Remember you are over the Edge of the Wild now,
• 8.001 while all the trees leaned over them
• 8.021 and suddenly they all fell over on their backs.
• 8.029 and bowled them over,
• 8.03 and sprang over him.
• 8.032 They were still standing over him,
• 8.037 that drifted over the banks
• 8.059 falling over logs,
• 8.061 The lights are coming out again over there,
• 8.065 In the dark he fell over what he thought was a log,
• 8.074 so that when he got up he fell over.
• 8.081 and over
• 8.106 He managed by leaning over to cut
• 8.125 told all over again,
• 8.125 These questions they asked over
• 8.125 and over again,
• 8.125 though they fell over with the effort,
• 8.127 Buttons all over the doorstep!
• 8.13 had passed over him unheard.
• 8.131 or to ride and run over the open lands by moonlight or starlight;
• 8.145 and after he had got over his thankfulness for bread
• 9.004 just in time to scuttle over at the heels of the last elves,
• 9.019 or over land,
• 9.05 and was pushed over into the cold water some feet below.
• 9.053 Turn when dawn comes over land,
• 9.053 Over rapid, over sand,
• 9.053 Over rapid, over sand,
• 9.054 and was pushed over the edge with it.
• 9.064 He was no longer dripping but he felt cold all over.
• 10.006 over high waterfalls
• 10.028 and with six men about them he led them over the bridge
• 10.034 and high over the lake.
• 11.006 after winding a wide loop over the valley of Dale,
• 11.006 and gazing out from it over the narrow water,
• 11.013 pondering over the runes
• 11.021 over the cliff,
• 11.021 over the wide lands to the black wall of Mirkwood,
• 11.031 over the rocks
• 12.004 and get it over.
• 12.05 and over the hills my paths led.
• 12.054 but no bag went over me.’
• 12.07 We came over hill
• 12.076 The dragon rolled over.
• 12.082 On thinking things over
• 12.101 over the cliff into the valley below.
• 13.049 by their smoking torches flurried over them;
• 13.051 It swirled over
• 13.067 and the guards were made over comfortable,
• 14.012 he came over them,
• 14.013 Roaring he swept back over the town.
• 14.023 turned over
• 14.025 in tattered shreds over the marshes before Mirkwood.
• 14.028 his black hair hung wet over his face
• 14.038 and wealth over
• 14.04 Far over Mirkwood tidings spread:
• 15.024 over with the death of the dragon –
• 15.028 over which the stream went towards Dale.
• 15.041 Now call we over mountains cold,
• 16.016 slipped down over the wall,
• 16.026 (which he still wore over his mail)
• 16.046 to come over him;
• 17.013 who was peering over the wall,
• 17.019 and spoke over the wall.
• 17.04 A black cloud hurried over the sky.
• 17.046 over the shoulder of the Mountain,
• 18.021 casting them over precipices,
• 18.051 and a new peace came over the edge of the Wild.
• 18.053 shining over the outstretched lands.
• 19.029 Over rock and under tree,
• 19.03 Over snow by winter sown,
• 19.03 Over grass
• 19.03 and over stone,
• 19.037 and over the Hill,
• 19.039 His sword he hung over the mantelpiece.

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