Posts Tagged 'Edith Wharton'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/21/21

Spurned in Love, Edith Wharton Turned to Poetry ‹ Literary Hub

My little old dog; a heart-beat at my feet.”   —   Edith Wharton

(I guess they’re woman’s best friend too!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/23/16

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Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins.”   —   Edith Wharton

(I kind of figured out the author first.  Which helped me realize that the last word wasn’t SIPS!  I guess “monotony” is the eighth deadly sin!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/20/15

English: Oil on canvas painting of Edith Whart...

English: Oil on canvas painting of Edith Wharton; size without frame 73×60.3 cm. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There are two ways of spreading light:  to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”   —   Edith Wharton

(Either method is of value to mankind.  There is so much darkness in the world.  Light is always welcome.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/08/15

English: Photograph of writer Edith Wharton, t...

English: Photograph of writer Edith Wharton, taken by E. F. Cooper, at Newport, Rhode Island. Cabinet photograph. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.”   —   Edith Wharton

(Whenever anything is difficult to find it’s best to stop looking, and get on with things.  Chances are excellent that you’ll run into it anyway.  Preconceptions and ideals can be very limiting.  Don’t let them weigh you down.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/29/11

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I don’t know if I should care for a man who made life easy.  I should want someone who made it interesting.”   —   Edith Wharton

(Well then, if Edith were my wife she’d be positively thrilled!  I definitely don’t make life easy.  Things get interesting, but never easy.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/25/11

Photograph of writer Edith Wharton, taken by E...

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My little old dog:  A heartbeat at my feet.”   — Edith Wharton

(I’ll add Edith Wharton to my list of authors whom I need to get around to reading.  Seems you can’t be a credible literary snob without having read her.  Damn my sub-vocal reading skills!)   — YUR


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