Book/Source: Return of the King
All of Arda belongs to The Professor. I just try to thank him by thinking about his words.
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He was not a superstitious man. That did not keep his hackles from rising as he walked into the Rath Dinen. He blamed the chill and the clinging smell of smoke.
Many men had been carried here, but he had certainly been the first to be carried out again. Fortunate chance - still, given the choice he would not have willing come here, alone, only a few weeks later. But this was something only he could do.
Reaching down, he gently took the crown from the breast of Eärnur. Tomorrow he would surrender it, and his office, to the new king.