Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: UNSTAIDNESS & more

My Word of the Day

UNSTAIDNESS (UNSTA’IDNESS) n.s. Indiscretion; volatile mind.

The oft changing of his colour, with a kind of shaking unstaidness over all his body, he might see in his countenance some great determination mixed with fear. Sidney.

Recent references to UNSTAIDNESS on Twitter

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@pbkennepeter @DanScavino “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” Samuel Johnson

@SLUSpecColl Cheerful #EndOfTheWeekEndpapers from Samuel A. Johnson’s "These Americas" (St. Louis, 1946).… https://t.co/fO76bsGPQ4

@myetcetera ‘(in his Dictionary of the English Language [1755], Samuel Johnson defined a “noctuary” simply as “an account of wh… https://t.co/Yi3IZSHsOK

@UHDBTrust Lovely feedback from a patient who was recently cared for on the Darwin Ward at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital… https://t.co/QwT5Sebfbt

@GreatBabyItem 1825 6vols The Works of Samuel Johnson With Murphy’s Essay Robert Lynam Edition https://t.co/2fbD6eZlvW https://t.co/BRP0q12fC6

@9HoneyAU Samuel Johnson: ‘The promise I made to Connie before she died’. https://t.co/niLfTVqKLZ https://t.co/jCBPdsnl22

@australian77 1825 11vol The Works of Samuel Johnson Oxford English Classics Lives of Poets https://t.co/uGENtq7KSc https://t.co/e4fCdhgJfZ

@David_W_Olinger "Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first

be overcome."

— Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English Author

@Books1799 @KaylaLords @more_matters I am sure Dr Samuel Johnson would also have said that to tire of this image of May is to tire of life. xx

@WorId_Famous I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. – Dr. Samuel Johnson

@LivingKindness "Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not." ~Samuel Johnson #kindness #quotes

@GeorgianLords Interesting contrast with Samuel Johnson’s eventual appraisal on meeting Wilkes: "Did we not hear so much said of J… https://t.co/87qCLq7Jyd

@TLRHub A great piece in the Irish Times today from Dr Nicholas Johnson on ‘Rethinking difference and disability with Samue… https://t.co/ZPlOp7V4Ka

@elgibson32 @ahmetselimkul Fb ve Gana ise ozaman Samuel Johnson. JOHNSON > Appiah

@HarryDDawn Quote of the day “the chains of habit are generally too small to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken” Samuel Johnson

@ThreeOClockPot "Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful." ~ Samuel Johnson

@bobbydarnell "Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful." ~ Samuel Johnson

@timefordervin "Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful." ~ Samuel Johnson

@emeraldrkesuma "Language is the dress of thought." (Samuel Johnson) ✿⊰✧♡✧⊱✿ #quote #twittbot

@Riseand57370872 Hope is one kind of a happiness,and for sure the deepest happiness that we can achieve in life.… https://t.co/huUA7nCgor

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