“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.”
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(J.R.R. Tolkien; The Road Goes Ever On, sung by Bilbo as he departs the Shire for Rivendell in The Lord of the Rings.)