Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/18/15

Grave of George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans), the E...

Grave of George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans), the English writer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.”   —   George Eliot

(Ugh.  Poet talk.  It just doesn’t resonate with me.  Beer, pizza, sports and police procedurals is more my speed.  Okay, I do enjoy museums and the ballet.  And, I occasionally do the wine and cheese thing, and go to see the occasional Broadway show.  But, that’s it.  I don’t do poetry.  You’re on your own with the above.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


3 Responses to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/18/15”


  1. 1 Colltales November 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm

    And what’s this thing of 19th century female writers naming themselves George? Elliot, as Sand, were both equally talented, sexually independent, and not surprisingly for the era that they were well ahead of, unhappy, according to some accounts. Perhaps that would change your appreciation of that quote, right Uncle? Cheers

  2. 2 Anonymous November 18, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    result for jumble 11/18/2015

  3. 3 unclerave November 19, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    I noticed the name thing too, Wes. I can appreciate the pen-names for the sake of having their art taken seriously. Even if they had lesbian tendencies, or felt they should have been born men, the quote doesn’t really work for me. Poetry, in general, is too interpretive for my tastes.

    — YUR


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