Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: MAGGOTTY & more

My Word of the Day

MAGGOTTY (MA’GGOTTY) adv.[from maggot.]1. Full of maggots.2. Capricious; whimsical.

To pretend to work out a neat scheme of thoughts with a maggotty unsettled head, is as ridiculous as to think to write strait in a jumbling coach. Norris’s Miscel.

Recent references to MAGGOTTY on Twitter

@DB4WorldJustice @4YrsToday @Shnookie04 Stinkin rotten cabbages, maggotty meatballs, covfefe?

@_JRedpath “We ain’t had nothing but maggotty bread for 3 stinkin’ days”

@ThomNolan @philipnolan1 @irishdailymail Lovely article Phillip. For me 76 was drawing water to livestock, burned grass, maggo… https://t.co/TzGRCG1xGM

@SmittyJade1 @Jennifer_Resist @SecNielsen They are all missing,the #TrumpAdmin has something very dark to hide. I hope these ch… https://t.co/PScZ7puVRS

@matthewcrxwley there is some big grey maggotty larvae worm thing in the garden that the ants are doing something with its gross

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@PaulTomBlog #quote “Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable,… https://t.co/05rKawevBl

@swiftpersonnel1 "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@RodSinstack What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. – Samuel Johnson

@dkfugl @realDonaldTrump “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel “ Samuel Johnson

@dkfugl @realDonaldTrump “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel “ Samuel Johnson

@dkfugl @realDonaldTrump “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel “ Samuel Johnson

@JeffersonsNotes A zeal for liberty is sometimes an eagerness to subvert, with little care what shall be established. ~Dr. Samuel Johnson

@montenegro_emil #ALDUBStillShining 😘 @lynieg88 @wengcookie @pinkyfaye @salvadortrish21 @sherrypie18 @radoc_jeana @ALDUBThess16 "Co… https://t.co/xnHKEbn9v5

@Aiken_LocalNews Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. -Samuel Johnson

@janesutton07 What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. -Samuel Johnson

@uk_coins 50 PENCE COIN SAMUEL JOHNSON’S DICTIONARY 50P 2005 https://t.co/4vjLvzooge

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@ConstBot .@realDonaldTrump Gilman

Massachusetts – Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King

Connecticut – William Samuel Johnson, Roger Sherman

New York –

@nyakionakio “What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.” — Samuel Johnson, “Milton”

@BrighterDayTV Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson #quote

@ricsl1600 I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBStillShining

@ricsl1600 The endearing elegance of female friendship. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBStillShining

@pierre_jacquel “Your manuscript is both good and original. But the part that is good is not original, and the part that is origina… https://t.co/vTUZwBXBve

@Spare_Capacity No man can enjoy happiness without thinking that he enjoys it. Samuel Johnson #happiness

@AuthorsAllies "What is written without effort is generally read without pleasure." —Samuel Johnson #amwriting

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