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The Nazgûl Attack
by Howard Shore

text by J.R.R. TOLKIEN, translation by DAVID SALO

Hwær cwóm helm? Hwær cwóm byrne?
Hwær cwóm feax flówende?
Hwær cwóm hand on hearpestrenge?
Hwæ cwóm scí fyyr scínende?

(( Where is the helm and the hauberk,
And the bright hair flowing?
Where is the hand on the harpstring,
And the red fire glowing? ))

Hwær cwóm lencten and hærfest?
Hwær cwóm héah corn weaxende?
Hwá gegaderath wuduréc of wealdholte gyrnende?
Oththe gesiehth of gársecge thá géar gewendende?

(( Where is the spring and the harvest,
And the tall corn growing?
Who shall gather the smoke of the dead wood burning?
Or behold the flowing years from the Sea returning? ))

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