Page 485. " I sang of leaves, of leaves of gold "

The song Wonder from the Lord of the Rings musical, recorded by the original London cast:

The lyrics have been altered from those sung by Galadriel in The Fellowship of the Ring.

Page 486. " On the further side are the bleak hills of the Emyn Muil. "

A map showing the Emyn Muil and the River Anduin.

At one time the Emyn Muil hills marked the northern boundary of the realm of Gondor.

Page 488. " she gave him a sheath that had been made to fit his sword. It was overlaid with a tracery of flowers and leaves wrought of silver and gold "

A knife and its scabbard
GNU Free Documentation LicenseA knife and its scabbard - Credit: Lorenz Lasco/Wikimedia Commons
A sheath made to cover a sword is called a scabbard, and is often made from leather or wood. Scabbards are hung from sword-belts, or from shoulder-belts called baldrics. They are sometimes embellished with detailed decoration, as described here.

Image of a scabbard decorated with gold flowers.

Image of a decorated scabbard from the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

Page 492. " Ai! lauriё lantar lassi súrinen "

J.R.R. Tolkien recites Namáriё:

Page 493. " Maybe even thou shalt find it. Farewell! "

The Tolkien Ensemble perform Galadriel's song of Eldamar.