Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: PACT & more

My Word of the Day

PACT (PACT) n.s.[pact, Fr. pactum, Latin.]A contract; a bargain; a covenant.

The queen, contrary to her pact and agreement concerning the marriage of her daughter, delivered her daughters out of sanctuary unto king Richard. Bacon.

Recent references to PACT on Twitter

@baroquebasilisk @NYDailyNews In his defense, he needs those infant souls to keep his pact with the devil current.

@OpenDataWatch More and better financing is needed to support countries in their efforts to modernize data systems. Our recent pap… https://t.co/4ArcR1qcSh

@DavieHood @CalumA_Steele @DirectorVRU Just another Quango, just another jobs for the boys pact.

@fendermac @BBCr4today That quote sounds like – "There is more honour in the Soviet Nazi pact than in the siege of Leningrad… https://t.co/4QTRzIvLYb

@souljahsingh Suddenly Helsinki is now the Warsaw Pact according to the liberals. #TrumpPutinSummit

@UK_CAA @oliversdadster Paul, PACT now only handle complaints about a small number of airlines. Over 80% of airlines flying… https://t.co/BBj7vVfEMh

@AnnafromCanada1 @WiredSources The Liberals will hate that he might find out about their secret pact with Putin…

@theprophetv @MichaelRosenYes "My strategy is to solidify our white Nordic heritage against the Jews…..by promoting worship of… https://t.co/LosexdHB2I

@EUwatchers China and the European Union on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate change pact and called othe… https://t.co/ZJNoMXGJwe

@PactWorld Attending #AIDS2018 in #Amsterdam next week? Pact will be there! Along with several poster presentations, we’re hos… https://t.co/3144aVsq36

@andreww1967 @CorbynSuperFan He could call it…I don’t know…the Thornberry/Von Robinson Pact.

@CNAFinance $CODA is flying on R&D pact with the US Navy! https://t.co/VqsRRkYI9Z

@nooil4pacifists @veerbatims @s8mb Are you kidding? Communism is responsible for about 100 million non-war deaths: Mao’s 60 milli… https://t.co/levRPi35Cj

@3Forgivness They both look like it would be easier pulling teeth! They will do good once on their own. Deep state need to lea… https://t.co/YPqVpgIioc

@wildmorocco UN Member Countries Adopt Migration pact at forthcoming #Marrakech conference (December): #migration #dignity #UN… https://t.co/LyTUDKnFvE

@175AMENS @PacoandLupe @JustLoo00481234 @nytimes When he creates , he already has . NATO is the 4th reich !!!

It happened l… https://t.co/OFBeloMdFP

@stengel Really? Maybe you’re forgetting the Cold War and the Cuban Missile crisis and, before that, the Hitler-Stalin pact? https://t.co/yFVYLA7ONV

@gschildge Airbus companies in pact with 3 desi startups – Times of India https://t.co/us699NwmoX

@oliversdadster @UK_CAA why is your PACT phone lines only open between 10 and 2 on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays?

@aethanbear The Old Ones – A Legend of the Shattered Pact – In the western reaches of Summerlund, where the land grows… https://t.co/s8HJJhheOo

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@zeebsb "Clear your mind of cant." – Dr. Samuel Johnson

@CaPPsiEBot Round numbers are always false. – Samuel Johnson #QuoteBot

@elaine_perry "My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t." — Samuel Johnson #quote #leadership #inspiration #SuccessTRAIN via… https://t.co/VUQCGBNfB8

@DailyMed44 1831 5vol The Life of Samuel Johnson James Boswell New Edition https://t.co/HTqwclmzfh

@2DayArt 1888 10vols The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell https://t.co/lxC4pVKI0l https://t.co/pTfzZq3QKV

@MargaretAuthor Sir Joshua #Reynolds, RA (founder member), FRS, FRSA, was born #OTD in Plympton, #Devon, 16 July, 1723. Friend of… https://t.co/qP2ZzRe2pq

@kevinresearcher "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." — Samuel Johnson

@Samuel_Company Bill Johnson – July 15 service message https://t.co/nmQAayQm2f https://t.co/2hPMa2paq8

@EagleStarNET "Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not." ~Samuel Johnson https://t.co/giIu08GAul https://t.co/TZZh4S0uPR

@arijan_sofyan “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see th… https://t.co/KlErV2rdCd

@joaonsita Check out my new blog post – https://t.co/LKgUhKqpZJ

@Wattpad_ID “I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.” ― Samuel Johnson, Johnsonian Miscellanies – Vol II

@ricsl1600 Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUB3Years Celebrate3yrs withADN

@AkshaTshuklA00 Language is the dress of thought.—Samuel Johnson

@EAHERSH "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." Samuel Johnson

@stvore The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. Samuel Johnson

@BobbeBrooks_ “Great works are performed by perseverance.” -Samuel Johnson #Quotes

@youngreadrshelf “You can never be wise unless you love reading.” ― Samuel Johnson #bookquotes

@BanjiRAFA Currently reading; The History of the Yorubas – From the earliest times to the beginning of the British Protectorat… https://t.co/mdoxcXmlLa

@InifdGN Kindness takes the high road. "Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not." Samuel Johnson #NimbleQuotes

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