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an imaginary being similar to a person but smaller and with hairy feet

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Eaton, The Hobbits New York Times reviewer, perceived this when she described the story as set "between the age of Faerie and the dominion of men." The temporality of The Hobbit is intermediate, and contains both an implied contrast to our own world and to a world than itself that is older, more storied, and more legendary.
After 45 years of being part of the Manila bar scene, Jim Turner's heartbroken "hobbits" have struggled to stay afloat and remain relevant since his death.
which portions of The Red Book of Westmarch were "written" by Elves, Hobbits, or Men.
The so-called hobbits may have first arrived from a nearby island in a tsunami or some other large natural weather phenomenon, according to researchers.
Hobbits vanished about 50,000 years ago from Liang Bua Cave on Flores, an island situated between Borneo and Australia's northern coast, say archaeologist Thomas Sutikna of the University of Wollongong in Australia and colleagues.
Four apprentice hobbits have already been employed to help run the growing business - which will continue its transformation into North Shire by re-creating the village featured in the films, Hobbiton, for the first time in the UK.
ORLANDO Bloom enjoyed a Middle Earth reunion at the LA premiere of the latest Hobbit film.
"I thought it was a really good film, best out of the three Hobbits so far, but I have to say it doesn't match up to The Lord of the Rings films, which are epic."
Melbourne, July 24 ( ANI ): Paleontologists have shown that the face of the creature dubbed "hobbit" looked surprisingly human, after recreating the visage of the vanished, pint-size human species.
The agency says a survey indicates that 8.5 percent of visitors cited "The Hobbit" as one reason for coming and that 13 percent took part in some kind of hobbit-themed tourism like visiting a film set.
| WE'RE ALL EARS: At the Hobbit readathon at Rastrick High School, science teacher John Garratt as Bilbo Baggins with librarians Amanda Burton and Cherie Townend as Hobbits; right: pupils get involvedPictures by Julian Hughes (JH070313Dhobbit-01/02)
PETER'S UNEXPECTED RETURN DIRECTOR Peter Jackson was delighted but surprised to return to Middle-earth to make The Hobbit.
The plane, which has images of some of the hobbits from the film painted on the side, landed at Wellington International airport on Tuesday morning.
Hobbits, Dwarves and Wizards will take flight as Air New Zealand launches its latest onboard safety video, 'An Unexpected Briefing,' this week, the airline said.