Full view recommended.Fiercest burned the new flame of desire for freedom and wider realms in the eager heart of FŽanor; and Melkor laughed in his secrecy, for to that mark his lies had been addressed, hating FŽanor above all, and lusting ever for the Silmarils.
But these he was not suffered to approach, for though at great feasts FŽanor would wear them, blazing on his brow, at other times they were guarded close, locked in the deep chambers of his hoard in Tirion. For FŽanor began to love the Silmarils with a greedy love, and grudged the sight of them to all save his father and his seven sons; and seldom he remembered now that the light within them was not his own.
(The Silmarillion, Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor)
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