Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: OCTONOCULAR & more

My Word of the Day

OCTONOCULAR (OCTONO’CULAR) adj.[octo and occulus.]Having eight eyes.

Most animals are binocular; spiders for the most part octonocular, and some senocular. Derham’s Physico-Theol.

Recent references to OCTONOCULAR on Twitter

@cryptbooks You have been entrusted with an ancient codex containing instructions for building a canteen out of a bäckahästen’s… https://t.co/dZ9Us8WWdx

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@emotionshistory If you could see one lecturer, from the history of thought, who would it be? My top three would be the Buddha, Aldo… https://t.co/NeXiqjHrWM

@BaltBeerWeek “There is nothing which has yet been contributed by man, by which so much happiness is produced as a good tavern or… https://t.co/leO3T969cQ

@2muchLogic4Sum "Nothing awakens curiosity like a tale of cruelty." – samuel johnson

@MOS19Kilo @TravellingDays @essaykit "I know not, Madam, that you have a right, upon moral principles, to make your readers su… https://t.co/pFjF8dVdef

@4boys2 @NickoliteSky @SenSasse Oliver Ellsworth, 1796 Samuel Chase, 1796 William Johnson, 1804 Philip Barbour, 1836 Roger… https://t.co/ASVtDOV1M8

@Charlotte__GV The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence -Samuel Johnson

@TweetingBirds_ #Quotes & #Proverbs Quotes & Proverbs on Instagram: “Sorrow is the mere rust of the soul. Activity will cleanse and… https://t.co/cxyRQTQ92v

@i_Author "The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new"  —  Samuel John… https://t.co/70etYT4knB

@welfordwrites #quote The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. Samuel Johnson

@LivingKindness "Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not." ~Samuel Johnson #kindness #quotes

@tphoto2005 Bruce Grobbelaar, Philip Thompson, David Johnson, Kenny Dalglish, Samuel Lee(Liverpool) in 2nd TOYOTA European and… https://t.co/wxuGwICghi

@crimaiota "Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble." (Samuel Johnson)

@essaykit @TravellingDays Smashing. Reminds me of Samuel Johnson’s line about “I tried to be a philosopher but cheerfulness kept breaking in.”

@Bernsteinist Great telly #9Paramedics🚑 Nice to hear Samuel Johnson, what a voice!

@bbwHalifax Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. ~ Samuel Johnson #quoteoftheday

@rhyssfarm “Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own." – Samuel Johnson

For fr… https://t.co/TnMt5xrSom

@samohmand Sorrow is the mere rust of the soul. Activity will cleanse and brighten it. -Samuel Johnson

@AwareIntegrate Exercise is labor without weariness. – Samuel Johnson

@salamamoussa Samuel Johnson’s famous cry "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" is… https://t.co/VEjchxd4Zm

@MrTVAus #Paramedics is NOW on @Channel9 📺

🎆SERIES PREMIERE🎆 | Step into the extraordinary world of the brave Aussie param… https://t.co/8Yl4W9tOgD

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