The Hobbit riddles

The Hobbit riddles

The Hobbit riddles

Alive without breath
As cold as death
Never thirsty, ever drinking
All in mail never clinking

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ANSWER

A fish.

 

hobbit riddles

It cannot be seen, cannot be felt
Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt
It lies behind stars and under hills
And empty holes it fills
It comes out first and follows after
Ends life, kills laughter

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ANSWER

Dark.

 

Voiceless it cries
Wingless flutters
Toothless bites
Mouthless mutters

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ANSWER

Wind.

 

 

What has roots as nobody sees
Is taller than trees
Up, up, up it goes
And yet never grows?

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ANSWER

A mountain.

 

A thing that all things devours
birds, beasts, trees, flowers
gnaws iron, bites steel
grinds hard stones to meal
slays king, ruins town
and beats mountain down

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ANSWER

Time.