Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: UNDECAYED & more

My Word of the Day

UNDECAYED (UNDECA’YED) adj. Not liable to be diminished, or impaired.

How fierce in fight, with courage undecay’d!Judge if such warriors want immortal aid. Dryden.

If in the melancholy shades below, The flames of friends and lovers cease to glow;Yet mine shall sacred last; mine undecay’d Burn on through life, and animate my shade. Pope.

Recent references to UNDECAYED on Twitter

@punmetaphorica a futility is a rigging: detestable, yet undecayed

@punmetaphorica an increment is a tenement: politest, not undecayed

@punmetaphorica a brazier is a forum: areligious, undecayed

@punmetaphorica a workhouse of a yo-yo: undecayed and whacking

@sclouse2 the foot of an invader; the latter, undecayed by the lapse of time and untorn by usurpation, to the latest generati… https://t.co/Si1Wb95zdu

@punmetaphorica a declension is a stateroom: bubbling but undecayed

@metaphorminute a grampus is a plaza: dulcet, and undecayed

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@gusmcray50 Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged. – Samuel Johnson

Th… https://t.co/qIb2gLCebK

@carol9w "Patriotism, Samuel Johnson told us long ago, is the last refuge of a scoundrel. President Trump just made it the l… https://t.co/ADoKUEI1fb

@sharonkingsmill @ScottFrazier19 "Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." (Samuel Johnson hit the ‘nail tight on the head ‘ with trumpski 🤣

@spiritfan8 @FPWellman @TomiLahren “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel”. Samuel Johnson was way ahead of his time—h… https://t.co/RWgUc79Vkc

@MGD4477 "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." – Samuel Johnson

@AWWinterSolstic Thu 21 June and Winter Solstice 2018 is only 2 weeks away but there is still time to preread the books by keynote s… https://t.co/sQ1Nsw5wRh

@sasguy235 @Deadspin "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." – Samuel Johnson.

In other words when all else fails a… https://t.co/j7DIHoTHHA

@paulboo Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel — Samuel Johnson (1791)

@justanotherbobu (False) Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. – Samuel Johnson #FakePresident #DividerInChief https://t.co/C2uVaT5tXr

@daniel_longmuir @HuffPost Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.

Samuel Johnson 1775

@JMDReid “A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.” –Samuel Johnson

@HoneyWest56 @ManInTheHoody "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." Samuel Johnson, 1775. I’m reminded of these words far too often lately.

@purple_patriots @juliehdavis @shearm “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” Samuel Johnson 1775

@greatpug Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. Samuel Johnson

@Apphouse50 @TheRickWilson "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." — Samuel Johnson

@Apphouse50 @TheKovach "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." — Samuel Johnson

@Apphouse50 @CBSNews "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." — Samuel Johnson

@Apphouse50 @hunterw "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." — Samuel Johnson

@Apphouse50 @BostonGlobe "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." — Samuel Johnson

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