Someday

 
 
Is everything sad going to come untrue?  *
 
 
 
 
Yes.  Someday.
 
 
 
 
*  A fine question asked by Sam Gamgee, near the end of The Lord of the Rings (page 951 in the 50th Anniversary hardcover edition).

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4 Responses to Someday

  1. Justin Anthony Knapp says:

    Kevin,

    This reminds me of the old parable (told in countless variations) of Solomon searching his kingdom for an object which would make the happy sad and the sad happy. He found it with a ring that had inscribed on its band “This too shall pass.”

    -JAK

  2. Aaron Taylor says:

    I cry every time I read that line!

  3. Ben Myers says:

    Yeah, that’s a heartbreakingly beautiful line.

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