Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: UNDERWORK & more

My Word of the Day

To UNDERWORK (UNDERWO’RK) v.a. preterite underworked, or underwrought; participle passive underworked, or underwrought.1. To destroy by clandestine measures.

Thou from loving England art so far, That thou hast underwrought its lawful king, To cut off the sequence of posterity. Shakespeare.2. To labour less than enough.

Apelles said of Protogenes, that he knew not when to give over. A work may be overwrought as well as underwrought. Dryden.

Recent references to UNDERWORK on Twitter

@kimbowee If I’m gonna be underpaid, then I’ma underwork. Time to read comics and eat at my desk. Huehue

@CharlosD Underwork https://t.co/s11Eoa0RAl

@peachgguwuk i really wanna become one of those people who accidentally overwork themselves

i accidentally underwork myself since i was born

@justinwhiteVA Paul’s call to "work as if you are serving the Lord" is freeing. It frees us from underwork because we are serving… https://t.co/s8C4SmrgrB

@xislikeay A paddle is like a underwork

@SuperWildLimes and it’s important to know when to stop as well, because the other extreme is overworking a piece. but sometimes it… https://t.co/9gU9MiuNxx

@ProPrivacy1 @FeyazaK "Underwork" was how my mother would answer that when we tried asking it. 🤔

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@RoundSparrow "The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see the… https://t.co/ZdMHj2cAbT

@AbhishekJalan_ "Clear your mind of can’t." – Dr. Samuel Johnson #Clear #Mind #Cant #GreatThoughts #GreatMinds #WiseWords #TuesdayThoughts

@GreatestMindQ "Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed." – Samuel Johnson

@SnakebitStudio “for he who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man” – Samuel Johnson . This was such an aweso… https://t.co/I7g32EIbIU

@YourMind_Speak "To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition." – Samuel Johnson

@RapistRaper1 @ttindia "Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." – Samuel Johnson, 1775

#BJP/#RSS #RapistSurakhshaSangh

@MartinCrousPhD My inspirational quote for the day: "The true measure of a person is how they treat someone who can do him absolute… https://t.co/RgQPuDalyw

@truefitnessgirl What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. -Samuel Johnson

@AdeAdeolacole1 “Of black men, the numbers are too great who are now repining under English cruelty.” Dr Samuel Johnson Bedford,Eng… https://t.co/PThyRD8FYT

@AdeAdeolacole1 @DaveTheMayor “Of black men, the numbers are too great who are now repining under English cruelty.” Dr Samuel Johns… https://t.co/vGeeYcMGWL

@AdeAdeolacole1 @DaveTheMayor “Of black men, the numbers are too great who are now repining under English cruelty.” Dr Samuel Johns… https://t.co/tpXqgUwUIe

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

@ronnie24317 “When you have any fit of gloominess, or perversion of mind, lays hold upon you, make it a rule not to publish it b… https://t.co/ZAMvGvDEl3

@j_mcconnachie @Matthew__Adams ‘With which author would you most like to breakfast?’ Torn between Marcel Proust (but better for af… https://t.co/UjSpxIXTln

@londonosprey When a man is tired of London,he is tired of life…..Samuel Johnson 20/09/1777 !!! @ Village Emporium Falmouth https://t.co/928qUv12pw

@sk_minho98 "Clear your mind of cant." – Dr. Samuel Johnson

@ricsl1600 Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBJustBelieve #VMBalikAlaala

@RJDownard @Josef_Samuel @DineshDSouza Incorrect. Here’s an easy one, excerpt from Dinesh’s Big Lie https://t.co/8Qa6yzVuY1 t… https://t.co/7zzGuXVyIr

@drkrishi Nationalism is the last refuge of the scoundrel! – Apologies to Samuel Johnson 😛

@InterestingFol1 Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. – Samue… https://t.co/dHaMAqRbtA

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