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'''Gnomes''' was only briefly used in [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s early work [[The Book of Lost Tales]] the race of the [[Noldor]]. He dropped the term in his published works, since he found the Gnomes of folklore to be so unlike his [[High Elves]] as to confuse his readers. "Gnomes" also refer to the [[Valar]].
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'''Gnomes''' was only briefly used in [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s early work [[The Book of Lost Tales]] the race of the '''[[Noldor]]'''. He dropped the term in his published works, since he found the Gnomes of folklore to be so unlike his [[High Elves]] as to confuse his readers. "Gnomes" also refer to the [[Valar]].

Revision as of 12:00, 11 May 2006

Gnomes was only briefly used in J.R.R. Tolkien's early work The Book of Lost Tales the race of the Noldor. He dropped the term in his published works, since he found the Gnomes of folklore to be so unlike his High Elves as to confuse his readers. "Gnomes" also refer to the Valar.