" Do not tempt me! I dare not take it, not even to keep it safe, unused. The wish to wield it would be too great for my strength. "
The Lord’s Prayer, a Christian prayer from the New Testament, was reportedly on Tolkien’s mind when writing of the power of the ring, and the characters’ struggles against evil:
“…And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil…”
Read the full Lord’s Prayer here.
" a large man, who seemed to crouch in the saddle, wrapped in a great black cloak and hood "
The Black Riders are also referred to as Ringwraiths, Nazgûl, or The Nine.