4. The Utmost Limits
"Well, this is just great, Mr. Frodo. How am I supposed to feed eight people with one coney? Tis not enough that we lost our bag of mushrooms and onions coming out of Moria. Now, I've nothing to season the meat."
"Sam, I'm sure whatever you fix will be fine. If circumstances were different, you would not be so upset."
"Mr. Frodo, if circumstances were different, we would still be in the Shire."
"Yes, well," said Aragorn, "circumstances are what they are. I do believe I saw some tubers back a ways. Perhaps Merry and Pippin would go get some?"
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