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The Hobbit Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

The party of adventurers strives on, coming to a mountain. Bilbo hopes it is the one where Smaug lives, but soon finds that it is but one of a huge range of mountains through which they must pass, the Misty Mountains. Before they do, however, they stay in Rivendell with the elves, reviving their already weary bodies and souls. Elrond, the chief of the elves, lives there in the Last Homely House. They ride on through what seems a wasteland, and then they come to beautiful valleys with trees and running water and very deep waterfalls. Flowers grow in bogs. They come to the edge of a steep cliff, and Gandalf announces they are here. They slip and slide down the slope. As they reach the bottom, Bilbo thinks to himself that it smells like elves. The elves sing to them as they enter Rivendell. Dwarves and...

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