Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: VENESECTION & more

My Word of the Day

VENESECTION (VENESE’CTION) n.s.[vena and sectio, Latin.]Blood-letting; the act of opening a vein; phlebotomy.

If the inflammation be sudden, after evacuation by lenient purgatives, or a clyster and venesection, have recourse to anodynes. Wiseman’s Surgery.

Recent references to VENESECTION on Twitter

@94Phanie @ls_maiden0712 @Ellen45937773 @JulliePatricio @NeilJor45867997 @revilleslily06 @gillianne_regis @sumparis0814… https://t.co/uJAkQQCSVs

@tyhrants day 187/365 [july 6th] – spent the day in london with mum having another venesection (only managed to take less tha… https://t.co/P3w2URlR1N

@tyhrants hospital n my venesection went horribly but we been knew

@KinjalDesaiBJP Venesection to a 75 year old lady with varicose veins

#Healing_Pains #Taking_Blessings #Happy_Lives

@jfdwolff @DrDavidWarriner Ht = haematocrit. Patient was polycythaemic and "controlled bleeding" means venesection.

@paulstpancras Early start to the day, I’m off to @uclh Macmillan Centre. Their vampire unit is calling me for a pint of blood let… https://t.co/mUQzPU8kST

@tomdoorley Combatting #haemochromatosis. Very simple. Blood-letting, but in a 21st century setting, Venesection with my GP in… https://t.co/eyk4rYSWlQ

@paulstpancras So. I’m home back from an afternoon at the Macmillan Cancer Centre @uclh. Tonight, I start taking Inteferon (Pegasy… https://t.co/i9JaUxdWMC

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@RootsOfAction "Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness"-Samuel Johnson #quote https://t.co/VKicj7POqT

@Johannes42 @thilodrks @SamsonsHirne @beritmiriam @milch_honig "No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson

@AstonishingCar 1785 The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson James Boswell 1st https://t.co/kO35XkRevq https://t.co/afEyqEj4Le

@MaddieJPIP Thread: Martha Cover from @CoramFamilyLaw wish-list for children’s services: 1. Give SWers more autonomy & freedom… https://t.co/DP4XAfmSEi

@CompanyofPrayer Lord, my integrity honors you. Help me to remember that.

"Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and kno… https://t.co/905CR6P0Yl

@Samuel_A_Medina Rian Johnson will direct a sequel to the Chronicles of Narnia in which Aslan retires to an island off the coast of… https://t.co/0uzfcuD2E2

@Dtermined2bRich "Our aspirations are our possibilities." – Samuel Johnson

@Travel_NoLetUp "The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them… https://t.co/NNDhwfOwia

@BigBadaBruce #MovieMadnessAToZ Day 10 – J

Derek Jacobi – Doctor Who.

Samuel L. Jackson – Black Snake Moan.

Dwayne Johnson – J… https://t.co/k9d1KVfF68

@SarahHathorn Predictable Promotion Tuesday: Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first removed. ~Samuel Johnson

@ScottEWozniak Adversity has ever been considered as the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself. -Samuel Johnson

@half_witt "Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful." — Sa… https://t.co/Plsb7TIx9b

@ToykaKing “Do it now. You become successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal.” – Samuel Johnson

@The_Next_Book #amreading #thisisamerica The irony of this is never lost on me, especially not after “celebrating” the 4th of Jul… https://t.co/XsonkMOXfv

@ricsl1600 It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBAnniversaryin6Days

@ricsl1600 Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBAnniversaryin6Days

@ricsl1600 There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBAnniversaryin6Days

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

@GinnyCruz "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." ~Samuel Johnson #ginnycruz #theboot… https://t.co/yxcqPV9uLE

@Fajri_W_ What a strange narrowness of mind now is that, to think the things we have not known are better than the things we… https://t.co/VTKJJzHPL4

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