Frodo! They were first and second cousins, once removed either way, according to the Gaffer. (I assumed this meant that Frodo's and Bilbo's journeys both took them to Rivendell and then diverged.)And Hare, I thought about Bilbo too, but who would his cousin be on his quest?
TT, Bk3, Ch5, The White RiderGandalf said:"Far, far below the deepest delving of the Dwarves, the world is gnawed by nameless things. Even Sauron knows them not. They are older than he. Now I have walked there, but I will bring no report to darken the light of day."
TT, Bk4, Ch5, The Window on the WestFaramir said:Now Faramir's voice sank to a whisper. 'But this much I learned or guessed, and I have kept it ever secret in my heart since: that Isildur took somewhat from the hand of the Unnamed, ere he went away from Gondor, never to be seen among mortal men again.
ibidAnborn said:I thought I heard the thing hiss at me from high above as I turned away. A large squirrel, maybe. Perhaps under the shadow of the Unnamed some of the beasts of Mirkwood are wandering hither to our woods. They have black squirrels there, 'tis said.'
"It is not said that evil arts were ever practiced in Gondor, or that the Nameless One was ever named in honour there;..."
The Two Towers, Book IV, Chapter Five, The Window on the West
"But they shall help to rebuild Isengard... and there his lieutenant shall dwell, not Saruman, but one more worthy of trust." Looking in the Messenger's eyes they read his thought. He was to be that lieutenant...
The Return of the King, Book V, Chapter Ten, The Black Gate Opens
And Ar-Pharazon said: "Who is the Lord of the Darkness?"
Then behind locked doors Sauron spoke to the King, and he lied, saying: "It is he whose name is not now spoken; for the Valar have deceived you..."
The Silmarillion, Akallabeth
"Yet that hour, maybe, is not now far away. The Nameless Enemy has arisen again... ...How do the Wise know this ring is his?..."
"That shall be told," said Elrond.
"But not yet, I beg, Master!" said Bilbo. "Already the Sun is climbing high to noon, and I feel the need of something to strengthen me."
"I had not named you," said Elrond smiling.
The Fellowship of the Ring, Book II, Chapter Two, The Council of Elrond
"Hm, but you are hasty folk, I see," said Treebeard. "... I'll call you Merry and Pippin, if you please - nice names. For I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate."
The Two Towers, Book III, Chapter Four, Treebeard
"...Don't want fish."
"The price is not set on the fish," said Faramir. "... What is your name? Whence do you come? Whither do you go? What is your business?"
"We are lost, lost," said Gollum. "No name, no business, no Precious, nothing. Only empty. Only hungry..."
The Two Towers, Book VI, Chapter Five, The Window on the West
"A fine thing it would be if, on the very day You-Know-Who seems to have disappeared at last, the Muggles found out about us all. I suppose he really has gone, Dumbledore?"
Since an "Unnamed Bell" has already been awarded in this thread, I'm afraid you'll have to settle for one that's simply anonymous....Now Faramir's voice sank to a whisper. 'But this much I learned or guessed, and I have kept it ever secret in my heart since: that Isildur took somewhat from the hand of the Unnamed, ere he went away from Gondor, never to be seen among mortal men again.
Ah, I thought orphan just means parents had died by that time. And I took "my path diverged from my cousin's" to mean "the path my cousin's quest had taken".
Nonetheless he drew near, and saw Aragorn kneeling, while Elladan held aloft both torches. Before him were the bones of a mighty man. He had been clad in mail, and still his harness lay there whole; for the cavern's air was dry as dust, and his hauberk was gilded. His belt was of gold and garnets, and rich with gold was the helm upon his bony head face downward on the floor.
The Return of the King, Book V, Chapter II, The Passing of the Grey Company