Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/04/13

English: "Marianne came hastily out of th...

English: “Marianne came hastily out of the parlour apparently in violent affliction” – Willoughby leaves Marianne in a strange and surprising manner. Austen, Jane. Sense and Sensibility. London: George Allen, 1899, page 8x. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.”   —   H.G. Wells

(Be well and do well, friends.)   —   YUR


2 Responses to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/04/13”


  1. 1 midway October 7, 2013 at 6:23 pm

    This has often been misattributed to H.G. Wells but is actually from Henry Ward Beecher – – before H.G. Wells was born.

    http://www.quoteyard.com/affliction-comes-to-us-not-to-make-us-sad-but-sober-not-to-make-us-sorry-but-wise/

  2. 2 unclerave October 8, 2013 at 10:41 am

    Wow! I love this kind of stuff. Thanks for this!
    (Sorry about the delay in posting this. All comments need to be approved, due to some readers who try to send me the answers.) — YUR


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