Ents Go Marching, The: 1. The Ents Go Marching

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1. The Ents Go Marching

The Ents go marching one by one, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching one by one, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching one by one, striding into the setting sun

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching two by two, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching two by two, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching two by two, hasty Quickbeam is in view

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching three by three, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching three by three, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching three by three, over hill and to the sea

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching four by four, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching four by four, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching four by four, battering down Saruman’s door

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching five by five, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching five by five, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching five by five, they drink entdraught and are revived

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching six by six, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching six by six, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching six by six, Merry and Pippin playing tricks

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching seven by seven, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching seven by seven, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching seven by seven, lifting their branches up to heaven

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching eight by eight, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching eight by eight, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching eight by eight, to battle Orthanc they shan’t be late

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching nine by nine, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching nine by nine, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching nine by nine, in a group and not a line

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

The Ents go marching ten by ten, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching ten by ten, hurrah! Hurrah!
The Ents go marching ten by ten, please let them have a peaceful end

And they all go marching down, to the ground, to get out of the rain!
Hoom! Hoom! Hoom!

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At least a third of these rhymes must be attributed to my stepson, Sam, and his poetic abilities. Which he insists he doesn’t have.

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Thevina Finduilas

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 03/03/04

Original Post: 05/09/03

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