Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: PHEASANT & more

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PHEASANT (PHE’ASANT) n.s.[faisan, Fr. phasianus, from Phasis, the river of Cholchos.]A kind of wild cock.

The hardest to draw are tame birds; as the cock, peacock and pheasant. Peachamon Drawing.

Preach as I please, I doubt our curious men Will chuse a pheasant still before a hen. Pope.

Recent references to PHEASANT on Twitter

@SquirrelAwayVtg Vintage Wool Cloche Hat, Ladies Blue Pheasant Feather Hat Designed By Phyllis New York, 1940s Womens Fashion… https://t.co/QjdTk0RFy4

@AgrilandUK An earlier review showed pheasant shooting opportunities could sustainably generate £500,000 for NRW https://t.co/6vZcXwhr3F

@MilneNigel I am a very proud Dad to be reading in October Tatler about son Toby’s new venture with James Blunt. A fabulous pub… https://t.co/SVwDheMiyH

@birdsfansince66 Can you spare a minute to help Regina Jenkins? https://t.co/s6uQmMt6zW

@leftlinks The Canary – Wales has banned pheasant shooters from public land and almost everyone’s delighted https://t.co/hHAyh1syW7

@Kathleenburd Driving home and a pheasant literally risked its life by running under my car just to eat some food and I hate phea… https://t.co/tfeORNDSlt

@AnimalAid Pheasant shoot ban for Welsh National Forests. https://t.co/pjjCoW57KH

@GametoEat Friday Pieday – This weeks prize #pie is the Country Game and Cheesy Mash Pie from @WildandGameltd including pheasa… https://t.co/SAIsMGhsFq

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@TheCanaryUK Wales has banned pheasant shooters from public land and almost everyone’s delighted.

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@TheCanaryDiscov Wales has banned pheasant shooters from public land and almost everyone’s delighted.

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@TheLeftWingUK Wales has banned pheasant shooters from public land and almost everyone’s delighted

National Resources Wales (NRW)… https://t.co/nCSTtpIz7D

@DeHaVenFarm2013 @FarmChicJodi Definitely maneuvers. Few low passes. Alot of big banking turns. Some swing in and hovers over huntin… https://t.co/910J0Uqztm

@parkesandco Pheasant shooting is set to be banned on public land in Wales following sustained campaigning by animal rights acti… https://t.co/U9uLJ2R3G9

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@therightarticle Wales has banned pheasant shooters from public land and almost everyone’s delighted https://t.co/nMtH0JnZoL

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@frankfortonline Buying and Selling Mineral Rights – Mineral Management in Texas Becomes Easy With Fort Worth-Based Upstream Oil and… https://t.co/E9hzBZk0L9

@LoveHexham Christie & Co has been instructed to sell The Pheasant Inn, an historic coaching inn in Stannersburn, Hexham. https://t.co/ukF1F6lURD

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@ajwoodbooks "Read over your compositions, and where ever you meet a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out… https://t.co/g1vs1avdEE

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@BellLawKC “Nothing can be truly great which is not right.” – Samuel Johnson

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@Londondeando “When a man is tired of London,” Samuel Johnson famously declared, “he is tired of life” https://t.co/Z0mfPLJG6G

@OnlineEnglish24 " Language is the dress of thought." Quote by Samuel Johnson https://t.co/oAXuYZRSbU https://t.co/SFViTLiOro… https://t.co/lf3TjkE8HY

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@RoyalCanadianDC " Language is the dress of thought." Quote by Samuel Johnson https://t.co/LnzeGY5xTE https://t.co/lX0sHIENZu… https://t.co/SZ1YqF3mf2

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

@60MinTranslate " Language is the dress of thought." Quote by Samuel Johnson https://t.co/kwT7qTbcKC https://t.co/DIDPrFIPOh… https://t.co/KvYDiRINm4

@ChristaKinde "What is written without effort is generally read without pleasure." —Samuel Johnson #amwriting

@BarMusicApps Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable. Samuel Johnson

@KeyDirections Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement. Samuel Johnson

@streamofquotes My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t. https://t.co/6ZIVFOPM25 #quote https://t.co/eLgnFPwDYn

@ricsl1600 I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBTrulyBlessed #ALDENAdrenalineRush

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

@ricsl1600 The endearing elegance of female friendship. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBTrulyBlessed #ALDENAdrenalineRush

@FabHealthCoach To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. -Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (18 Sep 1709-1784)

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