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.
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.
Pacquiao, for all his great ring exploits and the honor that he has given his country, could be biting off more than he could chew this time.
He has the ability and power to succeed but has to show great ring craft and defence if he is to land that dream fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr or Manny Pacquiao
Amir Khan Has without doubt a glass jaw And in boxing it is a massive flaw His days of glory have gone now And he will never wear another crown His days as a boxer are in the past This fight was to be his very last He cannot ever be allowed to fight again For he would be inflicted too much pain Amir for you there is to be no more glory In fact it could be the end of your fabulous story Yet you are still a young man And I am still a big fan You will find a new career When once again you could reappear A boxing coach may be hard graft But you could pass on your great ring craft G McLANDERS, Byker.
In The Lord of the Rings [LotR], for instance, Boromir focuses on just this attribute at the Council of Elrond when he proposes that the One Ring be put to what he considers good use: "Why should we not think that the Great Ring has come into our hands to serve us in the very hour of need?
I didn't like that name, but Big Pair has a great ring to it - plus a sense of humour
Then it will be all systems go for 2009-10, with Burns confirming: "We've won the title three times in the last four years, but three times in a row has a great ring to it.
Andrew Marvell ("The Garden" is another touchstone); and Henry Vaughan, Silurist, particularly "The World" ("I SAW Eternity the other night, / Like a great ring of pure and endless light, / All calm, as it was bright ; / And round beneath it, Time in hours, days, years / Driv'n by the spheres").
He has a great ring record and we are one of the few siblings in amateur boxing.

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