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 The rider’s cloak streamed behind him, …

 The rider’s cloak streamed behind him, and his hood was thrown back; his golden hair flowed shimmering in the wind of his speed…. it appeared that white light was shining through the form and raiment of the rider, as if though through a thin veil.

Glorfindel

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 "He was tall and straight; his hair was …

 "He was tall and straight; his hair was of shining gold, his face fair and young and fearless and full of joy; his eyes were bright and clean, and his voice like music; on his brow set wisdom, and in his hand was strength.

Glorfindel

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Each of them took to himself a Silmaril, for t…

Each of them took to himself a Silmaril, for they said: ‘Since one is lost to us, and but two remain, and we two alone of our brothers, so is it plain that fate would have us share the heirlooms of our father.’

Maedhros
Maglor

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Yet Maglor still held back, saying: ‘If …

Yet Maglor still held back, saying: ‘If Manwë and Varda themselves deny the fulfilment of an oath to which we named them in witness, is it not made void?’

And Maedhros answered: ‘But how shall our voices reach to Ilúvatar beyond the Circles of the World? And by Ilúvatar we swore in our madness, and called the Everlasting Darkness upon us, if we kept not our word. Who shall release us?’

‘If none can release us,’ said Maglor, ‘then indeed the Everlasting Darkness shall be our lot, whether we keep our oath or break it; but less evil shall we do in the breaking.’

Maedhros 
Maglor

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No other player has there been,no other lips o…

No other player has there been,
no other lips or fingers seen
so skilled, ‘tis said in elven-lore,
save Maglor son of Fëanor,
forgotten harper, singer doomed,
who young when Laurelin yet bloomed
to endless lamentation passed
and in the tombless sea was cast. 

Maglor

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«Oh, misty eye of the mountain belowKeep caref…

«Oh, misty eye of the mountain below
Keep careful watch of my brothers’ souls»

Maglor

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Maglor’s Gap was the open area between t…

Maglor’s Gap was the open area between the hills surrounding Himring and an extension of the Ered Luinjust north of Mount Rerir. It was the widest break in the northern mountain-fences of Beleriand.

Maglor

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Maglor was the second of the Sons of Fëanor. H…

Maglor was the second of the Sons of Fëanor. He had more of his mother Nerdanel’s gentle spirit than any of his brothers. Maglor was known for his poetry and singing, but in Tirion he swore the Oath of Fëanor and shared in the woes it bred.

Maglor

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There fell Celegorm by Dior’s hand, and …

There fell Celegorm by Dior’s hand, and there fell Curufin, and dark Caranthir; but Dior was slain also, and Nimloth his wife, and the cruel servants of Celegorm seized his young sons and left them to starve in the forest.

— J.R.R.Tolkien, Silmarillion

Celegorm

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 But now the rumour ran among the scattered El…

 But now the rumour ran among the scattered Elves of Beleriand that Dior Thingol’s heir wore the Nauglamír, and they said: ‘A Silmaril of Fëanor burns again in the woods of Doriath’; and the oath of the sons of Fëanor was waked again from sleep.

― Silmarillion, J.R.R.Tolkien

Celegorm

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