[PW] Peanuts quotation

John Henderson jrhenderson9 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 07:51:27 PST 2018


Just checked with a very pleased colleague. That's the one.

John Henderson
Ithaca College Library

On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 8:06 AM, Nichael Cramer <nichael at sover.net> wrote:
> Hi John
>
> I believe this is the strip you are looking for:
>
> http://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/1962/12/12
> (Lucy: "A true work of art takes at least an hour!"  [*])
>
> Nichael
> [P.S. For any folks who might be interested, but might not
> be aware of this feature, I'll just mention that all Peanuts
> strips are available on the GoComics site.
>
> Unfortunately the strips can't be searched by text, but all strips
> are indexed by date.  For example the July 2, 1961 strip
> referred to below is available at:
> http://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/1961/07/02     --N]
>
>
> [* Here is another famous strip from the Lucy/Linus "great art" debate:
> http://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/1968/10/13  ]
>
>
>
> John Henderson wrote:
>>
>> A line from a Peanuts strip is misremembered, so an accurate quotation
>> and the date of the strip when it first appeared would be greatly
>> appreciated by a colleague of mine.
>>
>> Linus and Lucy are discussing artwork, and one or the other makes the
>> claim that it isn't art unless it takes at least 45 minutes to
>> complete.
>>
>> A similarly themed strip appeared on July 2, 1961, in which the
>> concluding line is "Great art should never be mushed up," but that is
>> the closest I've found.
>>
>> John Henderson
>> Ithaca College Library
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> --
> Nichael Cramer
> Guilford VT
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