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Making Merry at the Green Dragon

Posted on 3 March, 2012

In his writings, Tolkien depicted Hobbits as fond of an unadventurous bucolic life of farming, eating, and socializing, although capable of defending their homes courageously if the need arises. They would enjoy at least seven meals a day, when they can get them. This is the second of this series – the day to day life of hobbits in the Shire of Middle-Earth – at the inn of the Green Dragon at Bywater, home of a deep brown ale and where Rosie Cotton was barmaid…