Thorin the chief dwarf places his breakfast order having invited himself to stay at Bilbo Baggins’ house.

See also the importance of breakfast as fuel for a good day’s thinking, and the kind of breakfast needed for a morning meeting.  And a quotation in general praise of breakfast.

“I like six eggs with my ham, when starting on a journey: fried not poached, and mind you don’t break ‘em.”

Source: JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit (London: HarperCollins, 1995), p. 215


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