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Sauron's wording is deliberately ambiguous Sauron's words (as repeated by Pippin) are “Wait a moment! We shall meet again soon. Tell Saruman that this dainty is not for him. I will send for it at once. Do you understand? Say just that!” The Lord of the Rings Book Three, Chapter 11: The Palantír Page 593 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Single Volume ...


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It is likely that Sauron's purpose in creating the Ruling Ring was indeed complete dominion over the Elves through their rings, but by the time of LOTR the Ring means something very different to Sauron and the Free Peoples. In addition to controlling the other Rings, The Ruling Ring focuses and multiplies the willpower of its master. Armies will flock to ...


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I think that @Lexible's answer is nearly right, but needs expansion. (I won't go into detail on the parts that IMO don't need expansion.) First, as noted in one of the comments, Pippin was still in the Palantir trance (or mentally reeling from having encountered Sauron) and does not carry out Sauron's orders exactly, saying a bit more than Sauron ...


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