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<center>{{quote|Yea, 'tis an unhappy tale, for sorrow hath fared ever abroad among [[Men]] and doth so still, but in the wild days were very terrible things done and suffered; and yet hath [[Melko]] seldom devised more cruelty, nor do I know a tale that is more pitiful.|'''Eltas''', ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'', ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 2]]'', [[Turambar and the Foalókë]]}}</center>
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<center>{{quote|Yea, 'tis an unhappy tale, for sorrow hath fared ever abroad among [[Men]] and doth so still, but in the wild days were very terrible things done and suffered; and yet hath [[Melko]] seldom devised more cruelty, nor do I know a tale that is more pitiful.|'''Eltas''', ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 2]]'', [[Turambar and the Foalókë]]}}</center>
'''Eltas''' is a [[man]] who introduced the [[Tale of Turambar]] and the [[Foalókë]] in the absence of [[Ailios]] on the second day of the feast of [[Turuhalmë]]. The story was told in the [[Cottage of Lost Play]] to [[Eriol]]
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'''Eltas''' was a [[man]] who introduced the Tale of Turambar and the [[Foalókë]], in the absence of [[Ailios]], on the second day of the feast of [[Turuhalmë]]. The story was told in the [[Cottage of Lost Play]] to [[Eriol]].
  
 
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==References==
* ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'', ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 2]]'', [[Turambar and the Foalókë]]
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* ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 2]]'', [[Turambar and the Foalókë]]
  
 
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"Yea, 'tis an unhappy tale, for sorrow hath fared ever abroad among Men and doth so still, but in the wild days were very terrible things done and suffered; and yet hath Melko seldom devised more cruelty, nor do I know a tale that is more pitiful."
Eltas, The Book of Lost Tales Part 2, Turambar and the Foalókë

Eltas was a man who introduced the Tale of Turambar and the Foalókë, in the absence of Ailios, on the second day of the feast of Turuhalmë. The story was told in the Cottage of Lost Play to Eriol.

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