Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: UNFINISHED & more

My Word of the Day

UNFINISHED [only in 1755 edition] (UNFI’NISHED) adj. Incomplete; not brought to an end; not brought to perfection; imperfect; wanting the last hand.

It is for that such outward ornament Was lavish’d on their sex, that inward gifts Were left for haste unfinish’d. Milton.

I dedicate to you a very unfinished piece. Dryden.

His hasty hand left his pictures so unfinished, that the beauty in the picture faded sooner than in the person after whom it was drawn. Spectator, No. 83.

This collection contains not only such pieces as come under our review, but many others, even unfinished. Swift.

Recent references to UNFINISHED on Twitter

@youarebymyside @1r0n5p1d3r That’s why i never read unfinished fics, lol

@ralph_doria my past is an unfinished painting and as the artist of that painting I must fill in all the ugly holes, and make it beautiful again.

@marcjeff_ @espritorageux Amen to this. I can already imagine how Stephen become’s a key to Wanda’s chaos magic. But NoOoOoo,… https://t.co/421f9ZPG52

@Meowuhodo @FinaruDrei_ Yorknew is much weaker in the manga. Some unfinished art near the end. Not a lot of standout panels.… https://t.co/SXkSje3W4P

@JeeringBaka @AebersReckoning I mean they’ll have to, Bravely Second still has a lot of unfinished plotlines

You tell me what t… https://t.co/BdeAK3kboN

@vNatsu_ Hurts like hell. makes it feel unfinished and makes you crave a real relationship with them. https://t.co/w3QvjVhnNx

@guohoho though I know they had a million unfinished plots and characters to cover in 1hr though so I can’t really complain…

@candyssaem_ …………. and so I reminded with my unfinished 20s bucket lists. Only few years left https://t.co/6YfrRnSn9t

@JaySmith_72 ‘I definitely feel I’ve unfinished business there. One day I think there will be a return. I hope so, anyway.

“I’l… https://t.co/9gCLPnxeLd

@kashani_syed The funniest memory that I can recall about my school days has to be one incident that involved unfinished homework… https://t.co/gP7H4oj4XO

@akmharris2011 "I picked myself back up And I started telling me No, my God’s not done Making me a masterpiece He’s still working… https://t.co/rzrbxaGptu

@RedwoodOrginal1 @xHOUNDISHx . Thanks for your advice . Me and my fireteam have so much unfinished stuff to do first so we are going… https://t.co/FtkN34Xoga

@ji_jiyeons Come back to me just once. So I can give you this unfinished love.

@mara_elize @tashiturn UNDERRATED MY GAD (super love the Jorah one) — big fan!!!! I have a Tyrion and Jon Snow but unfinished

@_iamtrehunt unfinished business

@jetpesebre @thereseeed my unfinished requirements beg to differ, pare HAHAHAhuhu

@saraawynnwrites @syd_mkennedy And now my brain has yet another task left unfinished, and I can’t finish it because it’s not my task.

@chrispiascik .@unlikelywords and I have been working on a book called The Salty Avocado for a very long time. It pretty much got… https://t.co/uIvgphkBH8

@MichaelHalbrook @enrel01 You have no idea how "unfinished" / "in progress" it is.

@maxmius @kiruti I was expecting you to juxtapose the two now. I feel your tweet is unfinished.

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@Jennifer_LLBY Many things difficult to design prove easy to perform. — Samuel Johnson

@mvvenkataraman #When Samuel Johnson was given a book and expected his comments later-

He said- "Your book is both original and go… https://t.co/Ri2dBOyNw2

@MARDIGITOURS “The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see the… https://t.co/WVkX757JG4

@ChrisCurley20 @RepJoseOliva "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel" Samuel Johnson

@cath_cov When it comes to the TaxPayers’ Alliance, I think the best answer comes from that staunch Anglican and Tory, Samuel… https://t.co/h0wWHLvKcK

@BestVideoGamesB 1901 3 Vols Life Samuel JOHNSON James BOSWELL https://t.co/OC4G6pkyar https://t.co/gmaQ231B6C

@JohnFugelsang #wednesdayWisdom from Samuel Johnson https://t.co/tX7JJuok15

@SlagOffTwits Dear Canadian politicians… Note what this says. Fake patriotism is transparent. Replace "American" with "Canadian… https://t.co/WdV7qeNwDN

@Grouse_Beater @Mae_Carson2 @Smicht Didn’t Samuel Johnson say the English feed them to their horses?

@Dija_Mantik What we hope to do with ease, we must first learn to do with diligence. ~ Samuel Johnson

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

@sage4sam Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

Samuel Johnson

@razo_julian He who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else.

~Samuel Johnson

@DMCare_ 1831 5 Vols Samuel JOHNSON by BOSWELL ed. W. Croker https://t.co/BxjBD7P4Ke https://t.co/CcD0RCTfjU

@BeHealth44 1831 5 Vols Samuel JOHNSON by BOSWELL ed. W. Croker https://t.co/0rQVqD7qlS

@TerrificJewelr 1831 5 Vols Samuel JOHNSON by BOSWELL ed. W. Croker https://t.co/hGD1JXiZhB https://t.co/LcrLx2zkO4

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

@raghunageswaran Samuel Johnson said "patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel". I think times have changed. More often than n… https://t.co/n4vqqAXehJ

@FortMeyers_GV Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance. -Samuel Johnson

@annemariayritys "Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings". -Samuel Johnson https://t.co/X9kw0K21ik #leadership… https://t.co/2GJS3NUVjm

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