Posts Tagged 'Lewis Carroll'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/21/22

Illustrators of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Golden Age Children's  Book Illustrations

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”   —   Lewis Carroll

(This must be a line from one of his stories!  I just read that Carroll – supposedly – “was not on drugs”, but then it goes on to say that he may have taken Laudanum, which is a funky combination of alcohol and opium!  To me, it doesn’t matter whether it was “legal” in those days, both are still considered drugs!  Some of the things that he came up with suggest some kind of altered state, in my opinion.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy birthday to Rodger Hodgson of Supertramp!  One of my favorite late ’70s – early ’80s bands!

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/02/15

Lewis carroll

Lewis carroll (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”   —   Lewis Carroll

(As much as we may like to . . . going back just can’t be the same.  Every day we change some, at least a little bit.  Hopefully, more often than not, for the better.  Be open to it.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/22/15

English: original illustration (1865) by John ...

English: original illustration (1865) by John Tenniel (28 February 1820 – 25 February 1914), of the novel by Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Español: Ilustración original (1865) por original John Tenniel (28 de febrero, 1820 – 25 de febrero, 1914), de la novela de Lewis Carroll, Alicia en el país de las maravillas. Français : illustration d’origine (1865), par John Tenniel (28 février 1820 – 25 février 1914), du roman de Lewis Carroll, Alice au pays des merveilles (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you drink much from a bottle marked “poison,” it is almost certain to disagree with you sooner or later.”   —   Lewis Carroll

(Because of the Y being the F, and where the first one was located, my brain thought that the Y had already been deciphered.  I wrote out, what I thought were all the unused letters:  JQVXZ – which is actually quite impressive for a relatively short quote – but couldn’t figure out what else could possibly go with _OU.  I looked again and said:  You DIDN’T use the Y yet, you ninny!  Not sure if there was any intention in this, or just my personal slip-up.  Don’t tempt fate in a reckless way, friends.  Stay away from those bottles marked “poison.”  Be well and do good.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/06/10

Amy Raikes, 8 july 1875

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Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”   —   Lewis Carroll

(Sounds like a plan, Lew!)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/18/09

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”   — Lewis Carroll


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