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The Lord of the Rings Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1, Chapter 4 Summary

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Book 1, Chapter 4 Summary

Frodo, Sam and Pippin wake up in the woods to find that the elves are gone, and that they have left no trace of their existence except for some food. Fortunately, the food makes for a very enjoyable breakfast and the hobbits set out again, this time on a shortcut through the woods. Though they nearly have a run-in with one of the Black Riders, their trip is uneventful.

After traveling through the woods all day, they finally come to Farmer Maggot's house. Though Frodo is terrified of Farmer Maggot and his dogs, Pippin knows him well and trusts him. Much to Frodo's alarm, they are given a scare by Maggot's dogs when they enter Farmer Maggot's land but, once the farmer realizes whom they are, he brings them inside for dinner.

As Mrs. Maggot cooks dinner for everyone, Maggot tells Frodo that a Black...

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