"In one thing you have not changed dear friend. You still speak in riddles" and the smile that goes along with the line. My favorite is right after, to Gimli "(the Hobbits) are perfectly safe Master Dwarf. A lot safer than you're about to be"
Do you remember the shire, Mr. It& be spring soon, and the orchards will be in blossom and the birds will be nesting in the hazel thicket and they& be sowing the summer barley in the lower fields and eating the first of the strawberries with cream.