Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/28/18

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Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own.”   —   Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

(Yes.  Even as you are solving it you keep scratching your head, and think . . . WTF!  Well first off, the dude is a poet.  Second off, he’s British.  But, when you read it a few times, it begins to sink in.  Sure, Ed is a bit of a fancy pants.  But, he knoweth of what he speaketh!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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2 Responses to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/28/18”


  1. 1 roy odom jr February 28, 2018 at 12:14 pm

    Ah, Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton, the novelist who bequeathed us “It was a dark and stormy night”! Perhaps the most parodied opening line in all English lit!
    I found this one not an easy solve, UR. Even after I spotted EVERY EYE, giving me two of the most frequent letters, E and R, the rest of the words were a little opaque, like OCEAN and TRACK; and using NO ONE as an adjective instead of a pronoun was also a bit unexpected.
    The sentiment, that truth is relative, or at least a matter of personal judgment, must have been outré to the Victorian audience.

  2. 2 lwc February 28, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    “…nothing is so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of rough truth.”

    Does that remind us of anyone ?


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