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Hairy-footed creatures who inhabit the Middle-earth created in J. R. R. Tolkien's fiction. Gentle, peace-loving, and only two to four feet tall, hobbits figure prominently in the struggle between the forces of good and evil in The Lord of the Rings.
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Bilbo (like most Hobbits) is supposed to be rotund, and Bilbo is said to be more than 50 years old.‘The Hobbit’: 19 Changes from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Novel to Peter Jackson’s Movie|Anna Klassen|December 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But because Hobbits (especially Bilbo) are never impolite, he invites him to tea the next day, which he soon regrets.‘The Hobbit’: 19 Changes from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Novel to Peter Jackson’s Movie|Anna Klassen|December 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
What will it take to get a majority of hobbits, trolls, and other Beltway creatures to defuse this crisis?Demolition Debt Derby’s Final Lap|Howard Kurtz|July 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST