Christmas puzzles


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‘This is no time to be making new enemies.’ Voltaire

‘I’m really a timid person – I was beaten up by Quakers.’ Woody Allen

STREETS flooded PLEASE ADVISE Robert Benchley

‘What is a highbrow? He is a man who has found something more interesting than women.’ Edgar Wallace

‘The only “ism” in Hollywood is plagiarism.’ Dorothy Parker

‘Television is for appearing on, not looking at.’ Noel Coward

‘In olden days, a glimpse of stocking, Was looked on as something shocking, But now, God knows, anything goes.’ Cole Porter

‘We have become a grandmother’. Margaret Thatcher

‘Better to keep you mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.’
Mark Twain

‘I can resist everything except temptation.’ Oscar Wilde

‘An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.’  John Buchan

‘The louder he talked of his honour, the faster we counted our teaspoons.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘My way is to begin at the beginning.’ Lord Byron

Friendly Wordsearch

1. Then the founder’s wife slipped? Fell

2. Quaker State: Pennsylvania

3. A fiver for Eastern delight? Fry

4. Early Friends, Mary and Isaac: Penington

5. The elders of Balby wrote a letter with a postscript

6. Ministry should not contain too many daffodils.

7. A registering officer is involved in a Quaker wedding.

8. This Hall is where (1.) lived: Swarthmoor

9. Every Quakeress is this flower: lily

10. Barclay’s Apology (‘Sorry!’)

11. ‘The place of prayer is a precious habitation’. (John Woolman)

12. ‘Counsel’ used to be called: Advices

13. Early Friends’ term for ‘baptized’: sprinkled

14. Who said: ‘If there is one wish I would pray the Spirit to put into our Christmas stockings, it is warmth, openness, passion, a bit of emotion that doesn’t mind making a fool of itself occasionally.’ (Gerald Priestland)

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