Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: UNBENEFICED & more

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UNBENEFICED (UNBE’NEFICED) adj. Not preferred to a benefice.

More vacant pulpits wou’d more converts make;All wou’d have latitude enough to take:The rest unbenefic’d your sects maintain. Dryden.

Recent references to UNBENEFICED on Twitter

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UNBEN’EFICED, a. Not enjoying or having a benefice. (https://t.co/SvcIb00Ruu)

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@LyonsLW @SebGorka "Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces… https://t.co/Cd1TMkWTiV

@LyonsLW @Alyssa_Milano @MeetThePress "Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint st… https://t.co/Fwm6ZY9jBI

@nikoelwin31 “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see th… https://t.co/zTmUYeVoOU

@ArieSonneveld "One of [Samuel Johnson’s] purposes is to deliver us from false hopes to realities. But in the intelligence of his… https://t.co/L51IGF0cPg

@McBuddah @DawnHFoster "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel" Samuel Johnson

True back then, still true today!!

@TkdboyA “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” -Samuel Johnson

@leez34 The Life of Samuel Johnson (1,408 pages) https://t.co/YaI75KC71L

@laphamsquart “I believe,” Samuel Johnson told James Boswell late in his life, “there is hardly a day in which there is not somet… https://t.co/5nlwetrSYT

@ricsl1600 Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBSimplyBeautiful

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

@ricsl1600 Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBSimplyBeautiful

@LittleRockNews_ Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. -Samuel Johnson

@dwolfman54 "Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." Samuel Johnson "Patriotism is the virtue of the viscious" Oscar W… https://t.co/9Vg4ZHmZdz

@juanwitt A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away… https://t.co/wd7uYJIuU0

@ian_ianrbruce1 @WarmongerHodges Samuel Johnson "..patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel…." putting it mildly!

@keaplin "Patriotism" is the last refuge of a scoundrel.–Samuel Johnson

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@janesutton07 What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. -Samuel Johnson

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

@BejahFACTS Samuel Johnson: "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." via https://t.co/qott15wPx5 #Knowledge https://t.co/zQNBNzNpS1

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