Those were happier days, when there was still close friendship at times between folk of different race, even between Dwarves and Elves. "It was not the fault of the Dwarves that the friendship waned," said Gimli. "I have not heard that it was the fault of the Elves," said Legolas. "I have heard both," said Gandalf.
The Lord of the Rings: The fellowship of the ring (ed. 1954)