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The Mind of One Man
J.R.R. Tolkien. 1892-1973
Ronald, Edith and Family
Academae
Sarehole and Moseley
The Old Forest
1971 BBC Interview
On The Barrow Downs
Weathertop
The Two Towers
Welsh and Finnish
Maps of Middle Earth
Sarehole Links and Roots

"Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to."
 
-J. R. R. Tolkien, Letter to Michael Tolkien, March 1941

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JRR and Lúthien

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Edith. 1916

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The Whole Family. 1940

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Lúthien. 1906

I have at last got busy about Mummy's grave... The inscription I should like is:
EDITH MARY TOLKIEN
1889-1971
Lúthien
:brief and jejune, except for Lúthien, which says for me more than a multitude of words: for she was (and knew she was) my
Lúthien."
 
 
J.R.R. Tolkien in a letter to Christopher Tolkien - July 11, 1972-

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