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Nine he gave to Mortal Men, proud and great, and so ensnared them. Long ago they fell under the dominion of the One, and they became Ringwraiths, shadows under his great Shadow, his most terrible servants.

Long ago.  It is many years since the Nine walked abroad.

"Nazgūl", he whispered... "The Nine are abroad again. They have crossed the River secretly and are moving westward. They have taken the guise of riders in black."

His enemies laughed at him with a harsh and chilling laughter.

"Come back! Come back! To Mordor we will take you!"

"Go back!"  He whispered...

"The Ring! The Ring!" they cried with deadly voices; and immediately their leader urged his horse forward into the water, followed by closely by two others.

"By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair," said Frodo with a last effort, lifting up his sword, "you will have neither the Ring nor me!"

From Flight to the Ford in The Fellowship of the Ring

 

The Gaffer tells one of the Black Riders that Mr. Bilbo has gone away down yonder in Buckland. Later to Sam the Gaffer recounted the conversation...

He seemed mighty put out, when I told him Mr. Baggins had left his old home for good. Hissed at me, he did. It gave me quite a shudder!

From Three is Company in The Fellowship of the Ring

The Artist is Stephen Hickman
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A Black Rider
Round the corner came a black horse, no hobbit-pony but a full-sized horse; and on it sat a large man, who seemed to crouch in the saddle, wrapped in a great black cloak and a hood, so that only his boots in the high stirrups showed below; his face was shadowed and invisible.

 

From Three is Company in The Fellowship of the Ring

The Artist is John Howe
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Over the lip of the little dell, on the side away from the hill, they felt, rather than saw, a shadow rise, one shadow or more than one. They strained their eyes, and the shadows seemed to grow. Soon there could be no doubt; three or four tall black figures were standing there on the slope, looking down on them.

 

From A Knife in the Dark in
The Fellowship of the Ring

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Come not between the Nazgūl and his prey! Or he will not slay thee in thy turn.

He will bear thee away to the houses of lamentation, beyond all darkness, where thy flesh shall be devoured, and thy shriveled mind be left naked to the Lidless Eye!


From The Battle of the Pelennor Fields

in The Return of the King

The Artist is John Howe
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