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The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon

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The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon is a Hobbit poem of the Fourth Age said to derive from Gondorian lore. It was recorded in the Red Book.

Excerpt

The Man in the Moon had silver shoon
And his beard was of silver thread;
He was girt with pure gold and inaureoled
With gold about his head.
Clad in silken robe in his great white globe
He opened an ivory door
With a crystal key, and in secrecy
He stole o'er a shadowy floor;