Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: WHALE & more

My Word of the Day

WHALE (WHALE) n.s.[hwale, Saxon.]The largest of fish; the largest of the animals that inhabit this globe.

God created the great whales. Bible Genesis.

Barr’d up with ribs of whale-bone, she did leese None of the whale’s length, for it reach’d her knees. Bp. Corbet.

The greatest whale that swims the sea, Does instantly my pow’r obey. Swift.

Recent references to WHALE on Twitter

@wnct9 WATCH: Whale watchers soaked by humpback happy (or not) to see them https://t.co/WiaJ7oS7d9

@whale @bjessbrown @mds Dude. Wow. Great job. Humbled I inspired it, if even just in a small way.

@alpha_emo420 @chaobeIIa this sucks because 1 that weight loss in ONE MONTH would be EXTREMELY UNHEALTHY and 2 this is super fckn… https://t.co/BSiGjqCHTu

@ElLector Whale Comes From Out Of Nowhere To Soak A Boat Of Unsuspecting Travelers https://t.co/hXJXibvn7f

@HeritageWeek Happy Friday! See what’s on across #Ireland this weekend for #HeritageWeek Form medieval festivals to whale watchi… https://t.co/E8CtKBH8Pv

@gautam7420 @FPL__Whale Sakho has aerial threat and is little bit of a bps magnet. Not much between them but could make a difference.

@ALT929boston Whale Watchers Get Soaked by a Humpback Leaping Right Next to Them

https://t.co/S2cbuwidgo

@TTom13 Lol! By the way, I was rooting for the whale sharks 🦈 https://t.co/UcUEhJfagm

@QuieroEstarAhi This diver got an epic selfie wth an enormous humpback whale (video) https://t.co/R3wc7OeSuL Vía #TravelLeisure https://t.co/1Zspr8gVFg

@plantsforhire yeah to everyone who laughed at me when i called wale “whale” https://t.co/8Ojm1mfwKP

@coltsrants1 @HolderStephen Kind of happened to me once – was in Fort Lauderdale on a boat and we started to feel these bigger w… https://t.co/lK81iSawTi

@sscsnewengland Another pregnant endangered Fin Whale killed in Iceland bringing the total to 99 whales killed. What a disgrace and… https://t.co/8j3hDDxgc7

@arniePlay Found a Transponder Snail! A whale of an encounter! "We’ll meet here again!" https://t.co/L7ojByRt4I #TreCru https://t.co/wajZF1HliB

@DolphnWhale BREAKING

Hvalur hf fin whaling company in Iceland kills potential whale hybrid AND pregnant female in one da… https://t.co/n42bom6qqd

@H2OceansProject BREAKING

Hvalur hf fin whaling company in Iceland kills potential whale hybrid AND pregnant female in one da… https://t.co/hG1K0I12Wd

@ThingsAboutGod Evolution: A WHALE OF A TALE ▸https://t.co/oyd8sjhDZm | #creation #science #education https://t.co/edgAJWktCg

@whale I can’t wait to see this. https://t.co/Eqtcf9WG4p

@shockproofbeats Fuck @talkRADIO and fuck James Whale. https://t.co/tOHaKizkai

@ORCA_web We recently had a team on board @SagaHolidaysUK Sapphire on their ‘A Musical Mediterranean’ cruise. The team and pa… https://t.co/P87uTA2RYp

@kirstenpix Wow, a humpback whale I sighted was last reported in 1992, and by another Kirsten no less! https://t.co/Nk5EoHUneC

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@DebbieWysocki "To be Happy at home is the Ultimate Result of all Ambition, the end to Which Every Enterprise and Labor tends and… https://t.co/ayA4vIQZvt

@MajorGrubert @AndyMcCrimmon @scandiphile1973 @Jamin2g Reminds me of Samuel Johnson’s criticism of a table. But I think that qual… https://t.co/NoXacgN6q0

@GreatBabyItem 1825 6vols The Works of Samuel Johnson With Murphy’s Essay Robert Lynam Edition https://t.co/Vrt02Yf9oO https://t.co/j58tr4BEet

@vgnvox To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. -Samuel Johnson https://t.co/qpc7nlVtHv

@ricsl1600 "There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity" – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBOnAndOn #VMWantedHammerman

@DivorceAttySays “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

@Marianne_Corr That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our own esteem. -Samuel Johnson

@Pendidikan4Id “I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.” ― Samuel Johnson, Johnsonian Miscellanies – Vol II

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

@debe_oliver “A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass awa… https://t.co/gkzT0zpwB0

@ricsl1600 "Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion." – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBOnAndOn

@AlsandorLawFirm “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

@AstorAaron So this gaggle of neo-Confederates is going to rally in the heart of Carter County, Tennessee, one of the most Unio… https://t.co/QeQ2Eqzm82

@BigTiev A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away… https://t.co/5Vnth2mh0V

@tomloeblein “I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.” -Samuel Johnson #hardconversations… https://t.co/c2sFDHWD76

@osymandus @richgbar @thesalisburyway @davidallengreen No , that’s the endeavour of individuals or operate under an ideology .… https://t.co/nMPFsyhXKC

@Pendidikan4Id “A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.” ― Samuel Johnson, Works of Samuel Johnson

@warsonapoleon “Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.” – Samuel Johnson

@casgarvey Amazing night at the Daily Mercury Mackay Club with this phenomenal guest speaker, brother, bloke and human Samuel… https://t.co/3KNrbCY8HL

@QuotationsNews "He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man." -Samuel Johnson https://t.co/19F0aZtl0g

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