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{{disambig-two|[[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|a poem]]|creatures|[[Mewlips]]}}
 
{{disambig-two|[[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|a poem]]|creatures|[[Mewlips]]}}
 
[[File:Richard Svensson - The Mewlips.jpg|thumb|250px|''The Mewlips'' by Richard Svensson.]]
 
[[File:Richard Svensson - The Mewlips.jpg|thumb|250px|''The Mewlips'' by Richard Svensson.]]
'''''The Mewlips''''' is a nonsensical but eerie [[Hobbits|hobbit]] poem, appearing in the work ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. It concerns the ''[[Mewlips]]'', an imaginary race of evil creatures. The poem describes the long and lonely road needed to reach the Mewlips, travelling beyond the [[Merlock Mountains]], and through the marsh of [[Tode]] and the wood of "hanging trees and [[Gallows-Weed]]". None of these places appear on any of the maps, but they might be references to the [[Misty Mountains]] and [[Mirkwood]]; the Mewlips themselves must be a fictitious version of the [[Orcs]].<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry "Mewlips, The"</ref>
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'''''The Mewlips''''' is a nonsensical but eerie [[Hobbits|hobbit]] poem, appearing in the work ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. It concerns the ''[[Mewlips]]'', an imaginary race of evil creatures. The poem describes the long and lonely road needed to reach the Mewlips, travelling beyond the [[Merlock Mountains]], and through the marsh of [[Tode]] and the wood of "hanging trees and [[Gallows-Weed]]". None of these places appear on any of the maps, but they might be references to the [[Misty Mountains]] and [[Mirkwood]]; the Mewlips themselves must be a fictitious version of the [[Orcs]].<ref>{{HM|guide}}, entry "Mewlips, The"</ref>
  
 
There is also a mention, in the same poem, of ''[[gorcrows]]'', creatures who croak in their sleep; nothing more is said of them.<ref name="Mewlips">{{AB|Mewlips}}</ref>
 
There is also a mention, in the same poem, of ''[[gorcrows]]'', creatures who croak in their sleep; nothing more is said of them.<ref name="Mewlips">{{AB|Mewlips}}</ref>

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