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The King beneath the mountains

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The streams shall run in gladness,
 
The streams shall run in gladness,
     The lakes shall shit and burn,
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     The lakes shall shine and burn,
 
All sorrow fail and sadness
 
All sorrow fail and sadness
 
     At the Mountain-king's return!
 
     At the Mountain-king's return!
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Poems in The Hobbit]]
 
* [[Poems in The Hobbit]]
  
 
[[Category:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
[[Category:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]

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The King beneath the mountains is a poem found within the chapter "A Warm Welcome" of The Hobbit.

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The King beneath the mountains,
    The King of carven stone,
The lord of silver fountains
    Shall come into his own!

His crown shall be upholden,
    His harp shall be restrung,
His halls shall echo golden
    To songs of yore re-sung.

The woods shall wave on mountains
    And grass beneath the sun;
His wealth shall flow in fountains
    And the rivers golden run.

The streams shall run in gladness,
    The lakes shall shine and burn,
All sorrow fail and sadness
    At the Mountain-king's return!

See also