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Note [12]

 

In The Children of Húrin:

 

‘Be content, father,’ said Húrin, ‘that we have returned; for only under an oath of silence was this permitted. That oath is still on us.’
 

In The Silmarillion, “Of the Ruin of Beleriand”:

 

And Húrin answered: ‘Be content that we have returned; for only under an oath of silence was this permitted.’