He took to writing poetry and visiting the elves; and though many shook their heads and touched their foreheads and said "Poor old Baggins!" and though few believed any of his tales, he remained very happy to the end of his days, and those were extraordinarily long.
- J.R.R. Tolkien
Want to see Tolkien's drawings for The Hobbit, including never-before-published ones? They are being included in a new book called The Art of the Hobbit, which was supposed to be released on October 27th, but doesn't seem to be quite out yet. For a sneak preview, visit Tolkien's Hobbit drawings published to mark 75th anniversary
~ The Hobbit Wiki
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