Posts Tagged 'Amos Bronson Alcott'

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/27/20

Amos Bronson Alcott and Germantown Academy | Literary Philadelphia

That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.”   —   Amos Bronson Alcott

(Great quote, but we saw this exact quote on 12/27/09.  Be well and do good, friends.  I didn’t say THAT back then!)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/17/13

Orchard House - Concord, Massachusetts. Former...

Orchard House – Concord, Massachusetts. Former home of Bronson Alcott and family, including his daughter Louisa May Alcott. Her novel “Little Women” was written in the house in 1868, and loosely based on both the house itself and her family. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.”   —   Amos Bronson Alcott

(Too tired to appreciate this quotation.  Was surprised to find that this is not the first Amos Bronson Alcott quote for these crypto-spoilers.  I did not recognize the name, but as I typed his name in the tags he came right up.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/27/09

That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.”   — Amos Bronson Alcott

(Sorry.  Distracted by “The Wizard of Oz”.  I think Bert Lahr’s “If I Were King of the Forest” is second only to Judy Garland’s “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”.  Great movie!) —   YUR


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