Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: UNWARES & more

My Word of the Day

UNWARES (UNWA’RES) adv. Unexpectedly; before any caution, or expectation.

She, by her wicked arts, Too false and strong for earthly skill or might, Unwares me wrought unto her wicked will. Fairy Queen.

His loving mother came upon a day Unto the woods, to see her little son, And chanc’d unwares to meet him in the way, After his sports and cruel pastime done. Fairfax, b. i.

Still we sail, while prosperous blows the wind, Till on some secret rock unwares we light. Fairfax.

Recent references to UNWARES on Twitter

@BardGenBot More rich men idle, all; your own report, sir, I unwares have fought;

@ChuksEne @tolulopeab @TheFavoredWoman Eyin eyan mi, kilo n sele? E ye ma take me unwares !!! Whats popping?

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@JazzieePooh “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." -Samuel Johnson

@DefMonkFuse The African lion (Panthera leo) was once described in Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language (1755) as… https://t.co/5nCJaWtSeH

@RoundRockLiving "The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken."

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@africageo The African lion (Panthera leo) was once described in Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language (1755) as… https://t.co/84lGlSF2ro

@Yalpannam @mkvenu1 @gsurya To parapharase Samuel Johnson, the thing about jaitley managing the Indian economy is not that it… https://t.co/ofZbjcg4fI

@TheWagonStore Every old man complains of the growing depravity of the world, of the petulance and insolence of the rising generat… https://t.co/lHopPRtPCE

@samuel_savage_ Boris Johnson & the Conservatives using the #ConservativePartyConference to stoke the embers of McCarthyism in 2018 Britain

@Kenzzy_Gh Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and… the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of ei… https://t.co/qzxuI5Z2dO

@FryRsquared It’s the big one.. Hello World has just been shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize (previously known as the Sam… https://t.co/2Z5u9ArwzR

@eebart1 @mary_burkhart2 @thedailybeast Trump claims to be a patriot. In 1765 Samuel Johnson wrote “ Patriotism is the last… https://t.co/94sViEqJEt

@AnnalisaParent Powers of an #author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.Samuel Johnson #writing https://t.co/ireast9YOm

@SanSip The fascinating shortlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-fiction (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize) https://t.co/SL5v37W8tI

@ricsl1600 It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBAngSigaw #VMSikretoNgPlanta

@ricsl1600 Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBAngSigaw #VMSikretoNgPlanta

@ricsl1600 There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBAngSigaw #VMSikretoNgPlanta

@PrekayaGilkey "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." ~Samuel Johnson #quotestoliveby

@URESG76 @hayward_katy @BobbyMcDonagh1 @IrishTimes As the great Samuel Johnson said "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel"

@petduff @alexmassie Its seems Samuel Johnson was wrong.

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

@clear_peo Persist to accomplish much! "Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance." Samuel Johnson #NimbleQuotes

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