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'''A Warm Welcome is the 10th chapter of ''[[The Hobbit]]''
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'''A Warm Welcome is the 10th chapter of ''[[The Hobbit]]''.
Following the Dwarves escape from the wood-elves, Bilbo listens to the talk of the raftmen. He realizes they were very fortunate to have escaped the way they did. He sees that the path that Beorn had told them to follow came to a "''doubtful and little used end at the eastern edge of the forest''."  
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After a while they come to the Long Lake, Bilbo marvels at it's size.
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Following the escape of the [[Thorin and Company|dwarves]] from the [[Elves of Mirkwood|wood-elves]], [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]] listens to the talk of the [[raft-elves]]. He realizes they were very fortunate to have escaped the way they did. He sees that the path that [[Beorn]] had told them to follow came to a "''doubtful and little used end at the eastern edge of the forest''."
They come to Lake Town; a small collection of huts and buildings built on stilts over the water. The ruins of a bigger town could be seen rotting away along the shores.  
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The first Dwarf to be unloaded was Thorin, who was barely alive, and had a look like "''a savage look like a dog who that has been chained and forgotten in a kennel for a week.''"
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After a while they come to the [[Long Lake]], and Bilbo marvels at its size.
Bilbo instructs him to "''slap your arms and rub your legs."''  
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They come to [[Esgaroth|Lake-town]]; a small collection of huts and buildings built on stilts over the water. The ruins of a bigger town could be seen rotting away along the shores.
When Bilbo knocks on the barrels, only six Dwarves are able to answer.
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Dwalin and Balin were the worst off. Bifur and Bofur were better off, but wouldn't help.
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The first Dwarf to be unloaded was [[Thorin Oakenshield|Thorin]], who was barely alive, and Bilbo instructs him to "''slap your arms and rub your legs."'' When Bilbo knocks on the barrels, only six dwarves are able to answer: [[Dwalin]] and [[Balin]] were the worst off; [[Bifur]] and [[Bofur]] were better off, but would not help; [[Fíli]] and [[Kíli]] had a better time of it, and had only a few bruises (Fili says he hopes he never smells apples again, as his barrels was full of the smell); [[Bombur]] was asleep or unconsious; and [[Dori]], [[Nori]], [[Ori]], [[Óin]], and [[Glóin]] were barely alive.
Fili and Kili had a better time of it, and had only a few bruises, but Fili says he hopes he never smells apples again, as his barrels was full of the smell.
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Bombur was asleep or unconsious. Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, and Gloin were barely alive.
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In Lake-town Thorin requests to see the [[Master of Lake-town]]. He was feasting at the time and all the Dwarves join him (they are famished with hunger since they had not eaten for several days). They get a warm welcoming, and Thorin, the grandson of Thror, the king under the mountain, is treated as a hero. The Dwarves feelings for Bilbo improved and they praised. But unfortunately Bilbo had such a bad cold that his speeches at the banquet are limited to "''Thag you very buch''."
They go to Lake Town, where Thorin requests to see the Master of Lake Town. He was feasting at the time and all the Dwarves join him, they were famished with hunger since they didn't eat for several days.
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They get a warm welcoming, and Thorin, the grandson of Thror, the king under the mountain, is treated as a hero.  
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After two weeks at Lake-town, Thorin and Company decide to leave for the [[Lonely Mountain]].
The Dwarves feelings for Bilbo improved, and they "''made a great fuss of him''."
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Bilbo had such a bad cold that his speeches at banquets were limited to "''Thag you very buch''."
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After two weeks at Lake Town, Thorin and Co. decide to leave for Lonely Mountain.
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Revision as of 07:32, 3 July 2011

The Hobbit chapters
  1. An Unexpected Party
  2. Roast Mutton
  3. A Short Rest
  4. Over Hill and Under Hill
  5. Riddles in the Dark
  6. Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
  7. Queer Lodgings
  8. Flies and Spiders
  9. Barrels Out of Bond
  10. A Warm Welcome
  11. On the Doorstep
  12. Inside Information
  13. Not at Home
  14. Fire and Water
  15. The Gathering of the Clouds
  16. A Thief in the Night
  17. The Clouds Burst
  18. The Return Journey
  19. The Last Stage

A Warm Welcome is the 10th chapter of The Hobbit.

Following the escape of the dwarves from the wood-elves, Bilbo listens to the talk of the raft-elves. He realizes they were very fortunate to have escaped the way they did. He sees that the path that Beorn had told them to follow came to a "doubtful and little used end at the eastern edge of the forest."

After a while they come to the Long Lake, and Bilbo marvels at its size. They come to Lake-town; a small collection of huts and buildings built on stilts over the water. The ruins of a bigger town could be seen rotting away along the shores.

The first Dwarf to be unloaded was Thorin, who was barely alive, and Bilbo instructs him to "slap your arms and rub your legs." When Bilbo knocks on the barrels, only six dwarves are able to answer: Dwalin and Balin were the worst off; Bifur and Bofur were better off, but would not help; Fíli and Kíli had a better time of it, and had only a few bruises (Fili says he hopes he never smells apples again, as his barrels was full of the smell); Bombur was asleep or unconsious; and Dori, Nori, Ori, Óin, and Glóin were barely alive.

In Lake-town Thorin requests to see the Master of Lake-town. He was feasting at the time and all the Dwarves join him (they are famished with hunger since they had not eaten for several days). They get a warm welcoming, and Thorin, the grandson of Thror, the king under the mountain, is treated as a hero. The Dwarves feelings for Bilbo improved and they praised. But unfortunately Bilbo had such a bad cold that his speeches at the banquet are limited to "Thag you very buch."

After two weeks at Lake-town, Thorin and Company decide to leave for the Lonely Mountain.