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100 double acrostics

knowledge-testing puzzles to challenge your wits

by Charles A. Duerr

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

  • Double-crostics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDur-acrostics., One hundred double-acrostics.
    Statementby Charles Duerr.
    LC ClassificationsGV1507.D65 D83 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3176208M
    ISBN 100517551977
    LC Control Number83018618

    The remainder are new. / PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION. For the few who may possibly be yet unacquainted with the nature of a Double Acrostic, we give the following expla- nation. The initiated will skip it, and foro-ive us. The Double Acrostic is a riddle, the answer to which is to be found in two words of an equal number of letters. Acrostic poems have been around for centuries. The earliest record of an acrostic use is in the prophesies of the Erithraean Sibyl, prophetesses who were believed to have predicted the Trojan War and other historical events. The prophesies were wr. The classic poem about the transcendent powers of reading. There is no Frigate like a Book. To take us Lands away, Nor any Coursers like a Page. Of prancing Poetry – This Traverse may the poorest take. Without oppress of Toll – How frugal is the Chariot. That bears a Human soul. 2) Dylan Thomas: “Notes On The Art Of Poetry”. Drapers Guild Puzzle Drapers Guild Puzzle Drapers Guild Puzzle Welcome to the Drapers Guild Acrostic Puzzles. (These are not interactive puzzles. Clicking on the puzzle name will open a PDF file, which you then can print.) When completed, the numbered grid reveals a quotation from a published work.

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No markings in book. Spiral binding is tight. Double Acrostics Spiralbound Moderato Cantabile (Minuit "Double") (French Edition) (Minuit. Best Acrostic Puzzle Books Invented by Brooklyn schoolteacher Elizabeth Kingsley inacrostic puzzles have been called "chess to crosswords' checkers." Here's a list of some of the best acrostic puzzle books available.

An acrostic puzzle is one in which the initial letters of the answers to the abecedarian clues spell a word, or a phrase. In a double acrostic, all of the letters of all of the answers are cross-referenced (each, once only) to spell a passage related to the word or phrase.

There are several versions of this puzzle with minor differences, but all follow the same pattern. These puzzles make more. One Hundred Double Acrostics: A New Year's Gift By Myself No.

1 Pray, all who buy this little Book, Accept these wishes kind; Be pleased its errors to o'erlook, And to its faults be blind. Glist'ning leaves of violet hue. Silvery beams o'er waters blue. My native Isle, fair freedom's seat. This do, to make the two ends meet. : Windham Press. Crossword Puzzles->Acrostics & Crostics: Books.

1 - 9 of 9 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Quickview. New York Times Acrostic by The New York Times. Other Format $ Available Online. Add to Wishlist Read an excerpt of this book. Quickview. Learn to make your own name or word poetry with these acrostic poem examples and a handy template.

An acrostic poem is a poem where certain letters in each line spell out a word or phrase. Typically, the first letters of each line are used to spell. Those first puzzles were called Double Crostic. As with most acrostic puzzles, the completed grid unveiled a famous quotation.

In addition, the first letter of the answers to clues revealed a title and author of a book, poem or other written : Nathan Chandler. "A third key rhetorical feature in Lamentations [a book of the Hebrew Bible] is the acrostic that structures four of the five poems (Lam ) Several purposes have been offered to explain the use of acrostics, including fulfilling magical rites, aiding memorization of poems, emphasizing completeness, or producing aesthetically pleasing literature (Westermann, 98 Author: Richard Nordquist.

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Photos and poem are by Ellen Grace Olinger. double acrostic (plural double acrostics) A poem whose stanzas, except the first two, are clues for words. The initial letters of these words, in order, form a word clued by the first stanza; the final letters, the second stanza.

Elizabeth Kingsley is credited with inventing the puzzle for Saturday Review inunder the name then, other nonce words ending in "-crostic" have been used. Anacrostic may be the most accurate term used, and hence most common, as it is a portmanteau of anagram and acrostic, referencing the fact that the solution is an anagram of the clue.

Double acrostic synonyms, Double acrostic pronunciation, Double acrostic translation, English dictionary definition of Double acrostic. a species of enigma, in which words are to be guessed whose initial and final letters form other words.

Other articles where Double acrostic is discussed: acrostic: Double acrostics are puzzles constructed so that not only the initial letters of the lines but in some cases also the middle or last letters form words.

In the United States, the Double Crostic puzzle, devised by Elizabeth Kingsley for the Saturday Review in. An acrostic is a piece of writing in which a particular set of letters—typically the first letter of each line, word, or paragraph—spells out a word or phrase with special significance to the text.

Acrostics are most commonly written as a form of poetry, but they can also be found in prose or used as word puzzles. ZSo^ ^.

/» s •«\ i a The following Double Acrostics are collected into one little book, in the hope that they may contribute to the amusement of a few of the many fire-side circles who find in Acrostics a pleasant recreation for the winter (evenings. Some of. Acrostics come easily to people with large vocabularies.

Bone up on those words, maybe buy a vocabulary energizer book. Look at the word the acrostic is modeled after. Think of what it.

Acrostic poetry is a fun and easy. It's a great introduction to poetry making a poem out of each letter comprising that word. In simpler terms, here's an explanation to teach it to children and. Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Editor of Writer's Digest, which includes editing Writer's Market, Poet's Market, and Guide to Literary 's the author of Solving the World's Problems, Smash Poetry Journal, and The Complete Guide of Poetic Forms: + Poetic Form Definitions and Examples for loves blogging on a variety of writing and.

An acrostic is a poem (or other form of writing) in which the first letter (or syllable, or word) of each line (or paragraph, or other recurring feature in the text) spells out a word, message or the alphabet.

The word comes from the French acrostiche from post-classical Latin acrostichis, from Koine Greek ἀκροστιχίς, from Ancient Greek ἄκρος "highest, topmost" and. An acrostic as an arrangement of words, lines, or verses to form a word, phrase, or alphabetical sequence where key letters or syllables are found in certain positions.

Alphabetical sequences occur in Pslams25, 34, 37, and A Christian example is ichthys, the combined letters of "Jesus Christ God's Son Savior," which form. Wonder (Double Acrostic) Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello. Autoplay next video.

W hat fascinating thoughts to knoW O ccupy its duckling mind sO N otice how its focus is takeN D iscovering the plane flying, anD E xpressing in its eyes awE R ealizing, a bigger bird can : Cynthia Buhainbaello. the s; Cuthbert Bede wrote in of double acrostics as agree­ able novelties "lately introduced".

In an puzzle book Char­ ades, Enigmas and Riddles: Collected by Cantab, the introduction states "The Double Acrostic is a very recent invention". They Author: A. Ross Eckler. Decide on a word for your book. This ARCTIC book, 6 letters is about as long as I would go.

I pre cut the letters on the circut machine. I have also used the manual die cut at the school, and with older grades had them cut the letters themselves using stencils or the old "create a letter from a rectangle" those of you who don't have access to a diecut machine.

Poems about Double acrostic at the world's largest poetry site. Ranked poetry on Double acrostic, by famous & modern poets. Learn how to write a poem about Double acrostic and share it.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Hips and Haws: Or Double Acrostics, by Various Authors () at nd: A. A., P. Write a Double Acrostic poem where the first and last letter of each line spell out the same word in the opposite way.

See example below: Thanks Too often I've been saying thiS How many times, I've lost tracK All the guidance, support, and affectioN Nits, suggestions or even a smallest ideA Knowledge that'll never be too mucH. Puzzle Baron, Orlando, FL. 4, likes. The Puzzle Baron family of books and web sites has served millions and millions of puzzle enthusiasts since Followers: K.

Once the site has loaded, the list of puzzles will appear in the box to the right. Double-click a puzzle to work on it, or click a link on the left to find out more information about acrostic puzzles in general and this site in particular. If the list of puzzles does not appear, use CrosticView, or read more about CrosticView, which lets you solve puzzles on your desktop without using the.

% Satisfaction Guarantee. Order online or call toll-free, 24 hours a day: Price: $ Newest Puzzles: Name Constructor Printable version Cell Phone version Letter Count Date; Fire the artist. There are two double acrostics (the first letters of each line spell a word and so do the last letters); a cross acrostic (the hidden word appears diagonally); and a multiple acrostic (the vertical words appear in several places throughout).

The book's closing pages contain three sections of supplemental information. - Explore marisolsnailz's board "acrostic name poem" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Poems, Names and Simple poems pins. Get your poem on with these poetic forms. In The Complete Guide of Poetic Forms: + Poetic Form Definitions and Examples for Poets, Writer’s Digest’s resident poetry expert and former Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere Robert Lee Brewer showcases more than poetic forms to serve as both an informative resource and inspiration for new writing.

Acrostic, short verse composition, so constructed that the initial letters of the lines, taken consecutively, form term is derived from the Greek words akros, “at the end,” and stichos,“line,” or “verse.”.

The word was first applied to the prophecies of the Erythraean Sibyl, which were written on leaves and arranged so that the initial letters of the leaves always. NetCrostics - The website that allows you to play and print over 2, Acrostic puzzles for FREE.

Apr 9, - Explore friskychile's board "† Inspirational Acrostics † ", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Acrostic, Words, Inspirational quotes pins. Links: Acrostics are everywhere. Here are some other acrostic-related pages on the Web: Wikipedia The ubiquitous Wikipedia's entry about acrostic puzzles.

Sue Gleason's Double Crostic Puzzles Another site where you can play acrostic puzzles online. There are free sample puzzles. The site charges a yearly subscription for unlimited puzzles. Related to Acrostics: double acrostics acrostic (əkrŏ`stĭk), arrangement of words or lines in which a series of initial, final, or other corresponding letters, when taken together, stand in a set order to form a word, a phrase, the alphabet, or the like.

These acrostics not only follow their subjects to Africa, but they also take the form to a whole new level. Here you'll find the elusive double acrostic (in which the first and last letters of each line spell a message), the cross acrostic (in which the message is read diagonally), and the multiple acrostic (see it to believe it) -- not to.says "this is the BEST acrostics book ever!" good acrostics with history theme Enjoyable challenge as expected SWISH!!!

Drat, missed again! And another fly escapes to bother you again. But you can't blame this invention, the flyswatter. And there are so many other interesting things in this Volume 2 of American Acrostics.welcome to the acrostics place word puzzles: Printable on-line Acrostic puzzles are based on a quotation from a published work, fiction or non-fiction.

These word puzzles may be a solitary pleasure or one played competitively with others.