J. R. R. Tolkien quote about politeness from The Hobbit - Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is morning to be good on?
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Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is morning to be good on?
 J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit (1937). copy citation

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Author J. R. R. Tolkien
Source The Hobbit
Topic politeness suspicion semantics
Date 1937
Language English
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