My Word of the Day
SHEEPBITER (SHEE’PBITER) n.s.[from sheepbite.]A petty thief.
His gate like a sheepbiter fleering aside. Tusser.
Wouldst thou not be glad to have the niggardly rascally sheepbiter come to some notable shame. Shakespeare.
There are political sheepbiters as well as pastoral: betrayers of publick trusts, as well as of private. L’Estrange.
Recent references to SHEEPBITER on Twitter
Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter
@newstodayhot Samuel Johnson reconnects with surviving sister Hilde in playful video: https://t.co/MktuQ6pyrg via @YouTube
@filo1 Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. —Samuel Johnson via @dailyqotdapp… https://t.co/Pqwm4UjcOX
@GaryLoper He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything ~ Samuel Johnson
@LeaderBrilliant Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. – Dr. Samuel Johnson
@bahamasmbp Samuel Johnson wrote that, "The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge… https://t.co/gORACjsj6v
@GreatBabyItem 1825 6vols The Works of Samuel Johnson With Murphy’s Essay Robert Lynam Edition https://t.co/16hvBCQff2 https://t.co/irDhBZcgyk
@australian77 1825 11vol The Works of Samuel Johnson Oxford English Classics Lives of Poets https://t.co/N1IZIygmYE https://t.co/FUGhJ0uHkK
@RobertHWoodman #Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and to overlook in himself. ~Samuel Johnson #quote
@MovePastDivorce Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation. Samuel Johnson #divorce
@ato_afful "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." – Samuel Johnson
@everymanager Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson https://t.co/EuHPgFe9X6
@ShawnUpchurch "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." ~Samuel Johnson #leadership
@CrappyGoldring @EMauroCBC In 1775, in the year just prior to the American Revolution, Samuel Johnson famously quipped that:
@LeadershipMsgs Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. – Dr. Samuel Johnson
@AuthorBJackson THOUGHT FOR TODAY- Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome. -Samuel Johnson
@claytonbownds "If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.… https://t.co/GBBfaY27h3
@JunesHale "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." – Samuel Johnson #quote
@GreatestMindQ We seldom learn the true want of what we have till it is discovered that we can have no more. – Samuel Johnson
@DijiCare No man can enjoy happiness without thinking that he enjoys it. Samuel Johnson #happiness
@LILYMI_World "Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance." Samuel Johnson