Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/21/13

 

Lake Minnewaska  - Early Fall 2010

Lake Minnewaska – Early Fall 2010 (Photo credit: Katy Silberger)

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.”   —   Robert Browning

Fall in the Catskills

Fall in the Catskills (Photo credit: Ken Schwarz)

 

(A simply lovely quote, and one I agree with wholeheartedly.  Autumn is my favorites season.  That scent of decay in the air is – somehow – very life affirming, to me.  But, and I know this is poetry and it’s from the 19th Century and everything, isn’t it missing a comma somewhere???  Either after best, or after this?  What do you English teachers, English Lit majors and poetry buffs say?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


4 Responses to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/21/13”


  1. 1 Art Shapiro October 21, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    I couldn’t make sense of this quote, and chalked it up to being from a poet.

    Art

  2. 2 haliburton76 October 22, 2013 at 10:59 am

    I had a hard time with this one till I sussed out the author’s name. According to Wikiquote, this is the correct punctuation (or lack thereof) in Browning’s long poem “Paracelsus.” Chalk it up to alchymy!

  3. 3 F. Scott October 22, 2013 at 11:18 am

    Why the result for Sunday Oct. 20th 2013 not printed?

  4. 4 unclerave October 22, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    Thanks, Art and burt! It’s coming, F. Scott. — YUR


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