One Ring

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One Ring

the forged by the Dark Lord, it gave invisibility and long life but corrupted its users. [Br. Lit.: J. R. R. Tolkien The Lord of the Rings in Magill IV, 326]
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Then he stalked on, and sat himself upon a stool to the north of the great ring looking toward the open space.
Then they crept round and round the great ring like cats; then they threw themselves upon the earth and smelt it.
We were placed in the center of the amphitheater--the thousand creatures forming a great ring about us.
And here," he replied gravely, "is the great ring of the house of Greystoke which has been lost since my uncle, John Clayton, the former Lord Greystoke, disappeared, presumably lost at sea.
For I have heard tales, and I see a great ring upon the gentleman's hand--a ring which I have seen before.
Here, in dry clothes and scented linen, with sleeked hair, a great ring on each forefinger and a massive show of watch-chain, Mr Blandois waiting for his dinner, lolling on a window-seat with his knees drawn up, looked (for all the difference in the setting of the jewel) fearfully and wonderfully like a certain Monsieur Rigaud who had once so waited for his breakfast, lying on the stone ledge of the iron grating of a cell in a villainous dungeon at Marseilles.
The guests form a great ring, locking hands, and, when the music starts up, begin to move around in a circle.
A very foggy night, with great rings round the lamps in the streets
The guardsmen paid not the slightest attention to their wards, for the red men could not move over two feet from the great rings to which they were padlocked, though each had seized a weapon upon which he had been engaged when I entered the room, and stood ready to join me could they have but done so.
Thus have we traced the history of these great rings of coral-rock, from their first origin through their normal changes, and through the occasional accidents of their existence, to their death and final obliteration.
Riddick Bowe was another big man with great ring instincts.
Robbie and his great ring rival Joe Lally lit up the Liverpool Stadium three times in the 1970s.

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