"By some curious chance one morning long ago in the quiet of the world, when there was less noise and more green, and the hobbits were still numerous and prosperous, and Bilbo Baggins was standing at his door after breakfast smoking an enormous long wooden pipe that reached nearly down to his wooly toes (neatly brushed) -Gandalf came by. "
Well you said the whole sentence. Darn. If I had been born one day later, the next sentence is only one word! LOL