Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: SECOND-HAND & more

My Word of the Day

SECOND-HAND (SECOND-HAND) In imitation; in the second place of order; by transmission; not primarily; not originally.

They pelted them with satyrs and epigrams, which perhaps had been taken up at first only to make their court, and at second-hand to flatter those who had flattered their king. Temple.

In imitation of preachers at second-hand, I shall transcribe from Bruyere a piece of raillery. Tatler.

Spurious virtue in a maid;A virtue but at second-hand. Swift.

Recent references to SECOND-HAND on Twitter

@grandesweeter omg the second hand embarrassment i’m getting from this

@delightphil @WoganMay @Clint_ZA LinkedIn is definitely a channel recruiters use but less frequently now that they have a paid m… https://t.co/LQKNJgFv4R

@evetessmacher im having second hand embarrassment

@180cnt Shop second hand & give lonely stuff a purpose! Open 10-4 today, hurry in! 😍🤯😎

@pawhyun @younghojong the second hand embarrassment was too real

@ToejahMM @kirrus Their game streaming service? Looks like game do second hand ps4s for 180quid still quite a few beans lol

@TheGeneratorCa Just officially opened: Lora’s Walk-In Closet @VillageWestdale! Designer brands second-hand + consignment and authe… https://t.co/yDrxMa63rK

@Lewie_Kong Nearly bought these from a weird second hand toy shop but I don’t really like bumblebee. https://t.co/GxbE5s7E97

@ScornedVentress @MindsOfTheJedi Not even a second of hesitation. She was beginning to realize that Rey was a minefield.

How famili… https://t.co/MWQfdH0O9V

@dinahsOTP omg my second hand embarrassment is quaking https://t.co/tTDGQtrcfZ

@IamBushidoBrown @eveewing I feel this hard and hope you experience some joy and piece on your trip to balance out the first and sec… https://t.co/WnL1jN3Gdv

@smokingbanned Second hand smoking causes a greater risk for sudden infant death syndrome. FDA banned the buying and selling of… https://t.co/IsEIxavUMR

@WanhedasTitties @GoltzTyrahbae They also reunited. We’re together for most ep with Madi. Bc scenes happened towards the end. Even t… https://t.co/hB4QZmre5q

@helenjmiles9 Well done, Britgirl. One sentence contradicting the next, depending on his audience. Would you buy a second hand ca… https://t.co/MO569JFLfW

@YangingOnOK -tried to claw it off with her free hand, but when she tore a bit of the black sludge off all it accomplished was g… https://t.co/ybMKNk2k6L

@blankslate2017 @magi_jay @Selena_Adera On this second one, I suspect she was trolling all of us. She strikes me as arrogant. The f… https://t.co/JXLgc8h2Kf

@tomo5300 @gamesyouloved @AdiSneakerFreak Had a second hand mongoose was best bmx ever had. Better than my grifter

@PaulBurd @iwillhavemyday How is she ever going to have a normal life after having more pricks in her than a second-hand dartboard!!

@Cyranogrosnez @UmpireUlysses @lopp GMO wants to sell the new 24TH/s 7nm for 1999 usd. How does it work with second hand 14TH/s S9… https://t.co/ZJHs47uqdG

@Gilberteugenet2 @nowthisnews Trump’s base buy cheap shoes at second hand stores,

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@levistahl It remains that we retard what we cannot repel, that we palliate what we cannot cure.—Samuel Johnson

@symphonyoflove As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I… https://t.co/RlYJzIQ4GL

@kemboieliud4 "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance."

-Samuel Johnson-

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

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

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

@Ben_T_Johnson On Wednesday Sept 19th, Samuel Adams is hosting "The Disruptors" in Toronto, celebrating up and coming small busine… https://t.co/xGabYCZKhh

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

@DevineBestBuys Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson #quote

@everydayedu Knowledge is of 2 kinds.We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.~Samuel Johnson #education #homeschool

@VoiceofAlbion @JamesLeyland3 @elizroy52 Shakespeare himself signed his name in a variety of different spellings. And, this being… https://t.co/guqX9ANJGN

@peradam “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” – Samuel Johnson, 1775 https://t.co/8mYdncVwy1

@LarryDevine Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson #quote

@TheProperStuff (An early blog I wrote when I moved to London)

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” Samuel Johnso… https://t.co/Bekz7BuNT7

@sandoshchandran Keep at it to achieve! "Few things are impossible to diligence and skill." Samuel Johnson #NimbleQuotes

@theolapkin @murpharoo @theredandblue To adapt Samuel Johnson’s famous quip about patriotism; gender/ethnic quotas and bean-cou… https://t.co/YH2sgxSI8Z

@RobertShipley2 Samuel Johnson said, “The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” We lose focus, energy, enthusiasm & passi… https://t.co/HMAw6zYHmw

@FCancerAus MUST READ: Samuel Johnson comes to Garden City for cancer fundraiser – https://t.co/x0KuAl6C6Y

@shaymultimedia @MarkSabah @TomiLahren “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel….” -Dr Samuel Johnson

@TawfikAbdulai The true art of memory is the art of attention. – Samuel Johnson

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