Poems and Tales of Middle-Earth:
Song of the people of Gondor:
"Sing now, ye people
 of the Tower of Anor,
for the Realm of Sauron is ended
 for ever,
   and the Dark Tower is thrown down.

Sing and rejoice, ye people
 of the Tower of the Guard,
for your watch has not been in vain,
and the Black Gate is broken,
and your King hath passed through,
   and he is victorious.

Sing and be glad, all ye
 Children of the West,
for your King shall come again,
and he shall dwell among you
   all the days of your life.

And the Tree that was withered
 shall be renewed,
and he shall plant in the high places,
   and the City shall be blessed.

Sing all ye people!"
The Lord of the Rings
Part III. The Return of the King

Quotes from Tolkien's Novel
Epilogue: Éowyn and Faramir

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.  " 'But for long years, we healers have sought to patch the rents made by the men of swords. Though we should still have enough to do without them: the world is full enough of hurts and mischances without wars to multiply them.'
   'It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden,' answered Eowyn. 'And those who have no swords can still die upon them. Would you have the folk of Gondor gather herbs only, when the Dark Lord gathers armies? And it is not always good to be healed in body. Nor is it always evil to die in battle, even in bitter pain. Were I permitted, in this dark hour I would choose the latter'."
.  " 'Then, Éowyn, Lady of Rohan, I say to you that you are beautiful. In the valleys of our hills there are flowers fair and bright, and maidens fairer still; but neither flower nor lady have I seen till now in Gondor so lovely, so beautiful, and so sorrowful. It may be that only a few days are left ere darkness falls upon our world, and when it comes I hope to face it steadily; but it would ease my heart, if while the Sun yet shines, I could see you still. For you and I have both passed under the wings of the Shadow, and the same hand drew us back.' (Faramir)
   'Alas, not me, Lord!' she said. 'Shadow lies on me still. Look not to me for healing! I am a shieldmaiden and my hand is ungentle."
.  " 'I stand upon some dreadful brink, and it is utterly dark in the abyss before my feet, but whether there is any light behind me I cannot tell. For I cannot turn yet. I wait for some stroke of doom'." (Éowyn)
.  "And Éowyn looked at Faramir long and steadily; and Faramir said: 'Do not scorn pity that is the gift of a gentle heart, Éowyn! But I do not offer you my pity. For you are a lady high and valiant and have yourself won renown that shall not be forgotten; and you are a lady beautiful, I deem, beyond even the words of the Elven-tongue to tell. And I love you. Once I pitied your sorrow. But now, were you sorrowless, without fear or any lack, were you the blissful Queen of Gondor, still I would love you. Éowyn, do you not love me?'
   Then the heart of Éowyn changed, or else at last she understood it. And suddenly her winter passed, and the sun shone on her."
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