‘True-hearted Men, they will not be corrupted.’ (…) ‘I am too strong for you, halfling’.
“I cordially dislike allegory (…). I much prefer history, true or feigned, with its varied applicability to the thought and experience of the reader.”
What would be the five most important things you would do if you were in charge?
JRRT was a conservative with a big heart for his fellow men in their misery.