Posts Tagged 'Theophile Gautier'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/07/17

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To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.”   —   Theophile Gautier

(Very catchy, and very true!  I think J.K. Rowling based Hagrid on this guy!  A burly bear of a man!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

(BPD) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/11/11

Théophile Gautier

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Fortune loves to give slippers to those with wooden legs, and gloves to those with no hands.”   —   Théophile Gautier

( . . . and looks and intelligence to those with no confidence.  But, I digress.  I can’t actually find this quote attributed to Monsieur Gautier, online.  And, I could only find one version of the quote, at all, inserting the word *bedroom* between “give” and “slippers”, but the quote is unattributed.  This guy looks like he was quite the character back in the mid 1800s.  He was a writer’s writer.  Check him out, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  BPD stands for:  By Popular Demand.  From checking my early stats, it looks like a lot of people were having trouble solving today’s puzzle.  Or, at least wanted confirmation that they solved it correctly.   —   YUR

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