Down

A word so evenly distributed – reading down this list is like a fast-forward scroll through the microfiche, bringing the whole story into clear, quick focus:

• 1.001 with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat:
• 1.002 sloping down to the river.
• 1.005 in fact apparently settled down immovably.
• 1.006 that reached nearly down to his woolly toes
• 1.006 He had not been down that way under The Hill for ages
• 1.007 hung down below his waist,
• 1.010 sit down
• 1.010 Then Bilbo sat down on a seat by his door,
• 1.024 unless he put them down on his Engagement Tablet:
• 1.037 Bilbo plumped down the beer
• 1.043 I really must sit down for a minute
• 1.046 The poor little hobbit sat down
• 1.066 Send them down the hall to roll!
• 1.072 and the fire died down,
• 1.088 and sat down
• 1.093 as they sat down again.
• 1.094 and went down a rabbit-hole,
• 1.123 Then he came down the slopes
• 1.124 and down the lands,
• 1.125 and why it did not come down to me,
• 2.002 In fact he was just sitting down
• 2.019 and running as fast as his furry feet could carry him down the lane,
• 2.030 Somewhere behind the grey clouds the sun must have gone down,
• 2.030 for it began to get dark as they went down into a deep valley with a river at the bottom.
• 2.030 came rushing down from the hills
• 2.038 Then the rain began to pour down worse than ever,
• 2.046 since we come down from the mountains.
• 2.072 and he was down.
• 2.075 and he was down.
• 2.080 and down to his toes.
• 2.107 and helped Bilbo to climb down out of a thorn-bush.
• 2.125 It was they who told me that three of them had come down
• 3.001 down very near to them.
• 3.008 and they looked down surprised to see trees below them
• 3.010 so suddenly that Gandalf’s horse nearly slipped down the slope.
• 3.012 in the dusk down the steep zig-zag path
• 3.012 down and down.
• 3.012 down and down.
• 3.014 here down
• 3.016 down into the valley
• 3.021 as ridiculous as the one I have written down
• 3.049 and then they went down to the water
• 4.002 Boulders, too, at times came galloping down the mountain-sides,
• 4.003 “The summer is getting on down below,”
• 4.003 before we even begin to go down the other side at this rate.”
• 4.004 down in the land
• 4.005 and tossing them down into the darkness
• 4.005 and their ponies were standing with their heads down
• 4.014 – beginning to fall down, down,
• 4.014 – beginning to fall down, down,
• 4.017 and the way went down
• 4.017 and down,
• 4.019 And down down to Goblin-town
• 4.019 And down down to Goblin-town
• 4.038 down more dark passages with the yells of the goblin-hall
• 4.040 and by that time they must have been right down
• 4.045 and down on Bombur’s back.
• 4.046 down his nose
• 5.002 but neither up nor down it could he find anything:
• 5.002 but sat down on the cold floor
• 5.009 All he knew was that it was still going down pretty steadily
• 5.009 and down
• 5.009 and down;
• 5.012 Deep down here by the dark water
• 5.012 if they ever came down alone anywhere near the edge of the water,
• 5.012 for they had a feeling that something unpleasant was lurking down there,
• 5.012 down at the very roots of the mountain.
• 5.012 when they were tunnelling down long ago,
• 5.022 and crept down, down,
• 5.022 and crept down, down,
• 5.055 And beats high mountain down.
• 5.058 He sat down
• 5.09 It sent a shiver down his back.
• 5.104 back up the dark passage down which he had come,
• 5.108 down to Gollum’s water.
• 5.112 Suddenly Gollum sat down
• 5.12 as Bilbo had noticed on the way down,
• 5.122 As the count grew he slowed down,
• 5.124 Goblinses down there.
• 5.127 He seemed to be crouched right down
• 5.13 sped off down the new tunnel.
• 5.134 Soon the passage that had been sloping down
• 5.134 That slowed Bilbo down.
• 5.134 and dipped down again,
• 5.146 there were a few steps running down
• 5.148 leaping down the steps like a goat,
• 5.149 Of course they soon came down after him,
• 6.003 and down the slopes beyond;
• 6.012 and helter-skelter down here.
• 6.013 said Bilbo stepping down into the middle of them,
• 6.019 and he sat down
• 6.02 And then he sat down
• 6.02 and ran down to the gate.’
• 6.028 and there he sat down
• 6.034 and come right down through the heart of the mountains,
• 6.04 When they began to go down this,
• 6.04 soon larger bits of split stone went clattering down
• 6.04 crashing down with a dust
• 6.042 will have a job to come down here quietly.’
• 6.043 bouncing down on our heads.’
• 6.045 and over the black tops of those growing lower down
• 6.045 down the gentle slopes of a pine forest
• 6.049 All of a sudden they heard a howl away down hill,
• 6.052 with their beards dangling down,
• 6.054 said Nori to Dori looking down.
• 6.055 said Dori, ‘down tunnels
• 6.056 for Dori was lowest down
• 6.057 even when he climbed down to the bottom branch
• 6.057 and hung his arm down as far as ever he could.
• 6.058 Still Dori did not let Bilbo down.
• 6.062 cutting down trees,
• 6.063 and would take news of their plans down into the valleys,
• 6.063 goblin soldiers would be coming down from the mountains;
• 6.063 or cut them down.
• 6.064 and threw it whizzing down among the circle of the wolves.
• 6.065 and they fled off down the slopes crying
• 6.067 and looked down upon the ring of the Wargs,
• 6.067 down the hillsides from their gate
• 6.069 and round they came down,
• 6.069 down, down towards the ring of the wolves
• 6.069 down, down towards the ring of the wolves
• 6.07 Dreadful things had been going on down there.
• 6.071 Some of them actually sat down
• 6.075 Come down little birds,
• 6.08 as he got ready to spring down from on high
• 6.08 as he came hurtling down like a thunderbolt.
• 6.081 the Lord of the Eagles swept down from above,
• 6.082 and down they came like huge black shadows.
• 6.086 when he looked down between his dangling toes
• 6.093 Very soon Bilbo was laid down,
• 6.093 There was no path down on to it save by flying;
• 6.093 and no path down off it except by jumping over a precipice.
• 6.094 and setting them down well on their journey
• 6.099 Gandalf, too, was lying down
• 7.001 So he sat down
• 7.005 for they began to go down circling round
• 7.006 and set down their passengers.
• 7.01 and a well worn path with many steps leading down it to the river,
• 7.012 unless they have come here since I was last down this way,
• 7.014 and down the lines of the wide-armed oaks
• 7.024 and down dale they plodded.
• 7.032 and went down a wide track towards the house.
• 7.034 in a tunic of wool down to his knees,
• 7.035 put down his axe
• 7.038 stooping down to frown
• 7.066 Sit down,
• 7.07 and then sit down
• 7.075 I followed down into the main hall,
• 7.078 Sit down
• 7.082 and sit down!
• 7.082 and of their scramble down the stone-slide
• 7.084 when the goblins came down from the hills
• 7.099 The wind came down from mountains cold,
• 7.106 which was peering down through the smoke-hole
• 7.108 and had rolled down with a bump from the platform on to the floor.
• 7.118 and the goblins down here?
• 7.13 their path would have led them down a stream from the mountains
• 7.13 and though here the Mountains too drew down nearer,
• 7.153 and rode down into the West.
• 8.002 stabbed down thin
• 8.004 There was no movement of air down under the forest-roof,
• 8.005 And sometimes they would gleam down
• 8.007 before they managed to bring one down
• 8.015 which is low just there where the path goes down into the water.’
• 8.021 before it floated off down the current.
• 8.028 Since it did not fall down again,
• 8.03 when the hart bore down on him,
• 8.037 A few leaves came rustling down
• 8.041 and how he was going to get down again
• 8.043 who were now simply stamping with impatience down below,
• 8.043 there was no food to go back to down below.
• 8.044 and he climbed down full of despair.
• 8.048 he sat down
• 8.05 before they lay down
• 8.05 and that he wanted to lie down
• 8.06 but to settle down for the night where they were;
• 8.068 as he lay down beside the dwarves
• 8.074 So he sat himself down with his back to a tree,
• 8.075 and then he fell down
• 8.097 Down you drop!
• 8.104 if a spider had not luckily left a rope hanging down;
• 8.112 and fell down the tree
• 8.113 Come down!
• 8.113 Come down!’
• 8.114 Down the dwarves scrambled or jumped or dropped,
• 8.12 and throwing down their long clinging threads.
• 9.002 and sat down
• 9.003 There the great beeches came right down to the bank,
• 9.018 There the rocky roof came down
• 9.02 to a place far down the river where the bank jutted out,
• 9.022 The guards were tramping away down the passages
• 9.025 and sat down at a table on which two large flagons were set.
• 9.03 far down
• 9.035 and they calmed down.
• 9.035 down into the lowest cellars they crept.
• 9.037 some elves were under orders to come down
• 9.041 I have no wish to waste time down here
• 9.044 and waiting down here,
• 9.049 roll-roll-rolling down the hole!
• 9.049 Down they go, down they bump!
• 9.049 Down they go, down they bump!
• 9.05 but down they all went,
• 9.05 and bobbing away down the current.
• 9.053 Down the swift dark stream you go
• 9.053 Down the swift dark stream you go
• 9.054 Down into the water he fell,
• 9.06 and twisted off down the stream,
• 9.061 flowing down
• 9.064 and there was a merry racket down by the river.
• 9.064 down the stream to Lake-town.
• 9.064 He scrambled down as fast as his stiff legs would take him
• 9.068 and went sailing away down,
• 9.068 down towards the Lake.
• 10.001 that came down upon their left.
• 10.006 the Running River came down
• 10.01 if they could have seen what happened down by the shore,
• 10.013 but they lay down
• 10.024 lay down your arms!’
• 10.028 going down to the surface of the lake.
• 10.038 coming down the river to Lake-town.
• 10.042 It would not do to let everything cool down with delay.
• 10.045 from the great steps of the town-hall that went down to the lake.
• 11.002 making off swiftly down the river
• 11.014 down the valley
• 11.014 Looking down they saw that they were at the top of the cliff
• 11.014 and were gazing down on to their own camp below.
• 11.015 “and then at evening began their long climb down.
[11.016]”
• 11.016 The others went down the valley
• 11.017 Down the same way they were able occasionally
• 11.026 till they hang down the cliff to the valley
• 11.028 some were exercising the ponies down below,
• 11.038 in and down.
• 12.008 he crept noiselessly down,
• 12.008 down, down into the dark.
• 12.008 down, down into the dark.
• 12.01 right ahead down there?’
• 12.011 down there
• 12.017 than when he was going down,
• 12.019 from far down
• 12.02 and cowered down in fright.
• 12.02 from far above that came down through it
• 12.024 they are down
• 12.027 at any moment he might come blazing down
• 12.031 They crept further down the tunnel,
• 12.04 and will creep down this very noon –
• 12.041 down into the Mountain.
• 12.042 soon faded as he went down.
• 12.059 I haven’t been down that way
• 12.081 right down to the skin.
• 12.091 Smaug knows now how I came down to his hall,
• 12.094 and down the tunnel.
• 12.094 not far down from the half-open door
• 12.101 They had hardly gone any distance down the tunnel
• 12.101 They fled further down the tunnel
• 12.102 down the wind
• 13.005 I am going down the tunnel once again.
• 13.005 Anyway the only way out is down.
• 13.008 Down, down they went.
• 13.008 Down, down they went.
• 13.015 when Bilbo fell forward down the step with a bump into the hall,
• 13.019 At last he looked down upon it,
• 13.022 Down the other side of the great mound he climbed,
• 13.035 Now the dwarves took down mail
• 13.039 and sat down on the floor;
• 13.043 and went down wide echoing ways,
• 13.049 and foamed down towards the valley.
• 13.055 But look down there!
• 13.059 I hope he is not up on the Mountain looking down at us!’
• 13.071 and some threw themselves down at once
• 14.002 the Running River came down from the North.
• 14.011 was thrown down
• 14.014 Then down he swooped
• 14.015 as he hurtled down
• 14.015 and smashed down.
• 14.016 Weapons were flung down.
• 14.016 and burned down to the surface of the lake.
• 14.018 down the Running River from the ruin long ago.
• 14.023 and dived down
• 14.023 and crashed down from on high
• 14.025 and down the wind came the voices
• 14.032 and down with Moneybags,’
• 14.033 What sort of gold have they sent down the river to reward us?
• 14.042 he hastened now down the river to the Long Lake.
• 14.043 sent down from the Forest.
• 15.027 far down the banks
• 15.034 and to go down
• 15.053 laying down your arms before you approach the threshold.’
• 16.016 slipped down over the wall,
• 16.017 and climbed down towards the lower course of the stream,
• 16.046 and then he sat down on the wall
• 17.016 Put him down,
• 17.02 Get down now to your friends!’
• 17.02 or I will throw you down.’
• 17.022 Get down!’
• 17.026 And so Bilbo was swung down from the wall,
• 17.032 and there they laid down their weapons
• 17.044 ready to sweep down
• 17.05 a thousand of their spearmen leapt down
• 17.052 back down the river to escape from the trap;
• 17.053 and others were streaming down recklessly,
• 17.053 by paths that ran down from the main mass
• 17.056 Rocks were hurled down from on high
• 17.056 leapt down to the falls’ foot,
• 17.058 Down, heedless of order,
• 17.058 Down too came many of the Lake-men,
• 17.059 were being slowly beaten down.
• 17.061 or driven down
• 17.064 The eagles were coming down the wind,
• 18.012 I will carry you down to the camp
• 18.013 It was not long before Bilbo was set down before a tent
• 18.021 they had come speeding down the gale
• 18.021 or driving them down shrieking
• 18.024 and pulled down Bolg himself
• 19.001 As they rode down the steep path,
• 19.001 and as soon as the riders came down
• 19.043 and down the Running River;

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