Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: SLAYEDNESS & more

My Word of the Day

SLAYEDNESS [only in 1755 edition] (SLA’YEDNESS) n.s.[from stayed.]1. Solidity; weight.

When substantialness combineth with delightfulness, and currantness with stayedness, how can the language sound other than most full of sweetness. Camden’s Remains. 2. Composure; prudence; gravity; judiciousness.

Recent references to SLAYEDNESS on Twitter

@slayedness Worst headache ever 🙂

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@design_torch Samuel Johnson Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re alive, it isn’t.

@AustinYugo @dondekojo @akintonmide I am lost here. What did Reverend Samuel Johnson say about this?

@dondekojo @AustinYugo @akintonmide The Reverend Samuel Johnson is the source for most of his own story too if he says she did… https://t.co/5FWFj8yWKF

@LS_IA_AD "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." – Samuel Johnson #quote

@GoCambio All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. ~Samuel Johnson

@KeiraCruz9 "Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion." – Samuel Johnson #MMKMagicOfLife Janella Salvador

@jujinmooh [명언]Hope is necessary in every condition. (Samuel Johnson

@FollowMeToo3 What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence. – Dr. Samuel Johnson https://t.co/iXzcnOBc4E

@BookRarities 1793 Romeo And Juliet & The Tempest William Shakespeare Samuel Johnson Plays $$ https://t.co/sqa3F5mo03… https://t.co/ESHAdRTbRB

@4u2empower My dear friend, clear your mind of cant. Samuel Johnson #SaturdayMorning #Saturday #Weekend #Caturday… https://t.co/0eeDS2G7Uj

@4u2_b My dear friend, clear your mind of cant. Samuel Johnson #SaturdayMorning #Saturday #Weekend #Caturday… https://t.co/coX9AgY2Rf

@nigelemurray My dear friend, clear your mind of cant. Samuel Johnson #SaturdayMorning #Saturday #Weekend #Caturday… https://t.co/WvfDeyE7AN

@GeliHitler "To strive with difficulties and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity," SAMUEL JOHNSON.

@jmseabrook @beachshack101 @MikeyBiddy @agitpopworld @Alyssa_Milano That a picture of Samuel Johnson. Who did not write the Constitution.

@ShawnUpchurch "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." ~Samuel Johnson #leadership

@HealthFittTwts Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. – Dr. Samuel Johnson

@BuffoonCromwell @GmjhayesGareth @PrisonPlanet Just because Dr. Samuel Johnson wrote/said something doesn’t necessarily follow that it is true.

@NicoleAbbett1 "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in #London all that life can afford." – Samuel Jo… https://t.co/2IGqNpncz1

@AndyBoyt @NJM71 To misquote Samuel Johnson "Phoenixing is the last refuge of a scoundrel"…. However I’m struggling to see… https://t.co/LoDLrLy5wI

@o2bEternal Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement. Samuel Johnson

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