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Letter 4

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Letter 4 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Summary

This fragment of a letter was sent on March 2, 1915, to Edith. Tolkien states he has been working on his "nonsense fairy language". He tells her he longs to work on it but he holds himself back because he realizes it is such a "mad hobby".