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Hunts Post
Duo at the double as St Neots Town claim Hunts county crownFrancis, Marcel Resezszutek. Bluntisham Blasters White Under 15 squad: Murray
Duo at the double as St Neots Town claim Hunts county crown
Hunts Post / Posted an hour ago
Francis, Marcel Resezszutek. Bluntisham Blasters White Under 15 squad: Murray Christisen, Ryan Peel, Bradley Shackloth, Samuel Johnson, Josh Rathjen, Max Davies, Harry Dyne, Fraser Kerr, Josh Francis, Jake Balaam, Jaden Rogers, James Elvin,... Read more
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Raw Story
What the Founding Fathers would have thought of Donald TrumpSome had traveled to the Continent for further studies. They mingled with the w
What the Founding Fathers would have thought of Donald Trump
Raw Story / Posted 21 hours ago
Some had traveled to the Continent for further studies. They mingled with the western world’s leading intellectuals: Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, David Hume, Denis Diderot. Those who, for whatever reasons, couldn’t travel to Britain for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 45 things we love most about Londonbuildings in the city and many have literary connections, having been frequente
The 45 things we love most about London
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
buildings in the city and many have literary connections, having been frequented by the likes of Shakespeare, Dickens and Samuel Johnson. They’re also magnets for thirsty hacks, who are never short of good pub recommendations... London’s West End... Read more
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Just Arsenal
In-depth Arsenal season review – Expectations vs Reality– for next season let’s all live in hope and not expect too much from Arsene an
In-depth Arsenal season review – Expectations vs Reality
Just Arsenal / Posted yesterday
– for next season let’s all live in hope and not expect too much from Arsene and the team otherwise these wise words of Samuel Johnson and disappointment will haunt us Arsenal fans for ever more: “Hope is itself a species of happiness, and,... Read more
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Yale Daily News
COMMENCEMENT 2016 | OPINIONdefinition of happiness by asking of you at every moment “the full use of power
COMMENCEMENT 2016 | OPINION
Yale Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
definition of happiness by asking of you at every moment “the full use of powers along the lines of excellence.” As Samuel Johnson said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” And it is at the point when I am tired of life,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
The battle for India: What lies ahead for Cong, BJP in 2019 electionsDr Samuel Johnson, the English literary critic, found in 17th century metaphysi
The battle for India: What lies ahead for Cong, BJP in 2019 elections
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dr Samuel Johnson, the English literary critic, found in 17th century metaphysical poetry “the most heterogeneous ideas…yoked by violence together.” A witty analogy of paradoxical imagery and ideas made such poetry a rage. But politics is no... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Boy, 10, hailed a hero after getting help for injured mother in Detroitcooking and in walk these two kids around 4 in the morning saying their mama wa
Boy, 10, hailed a hero after getting help for injured mother in Detroit
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 7 days ago
cooking and in walk these two kids around 4 in the morning saying their mama was bleeding and they needed a phone,” said Samuel Johnson, the restaurant’s overnight cook. Johnson went to the car to try to help. “She couldn’t stay conscious. I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crimes Commission Arrests Jonathan's Principal Secretary, Otherssum. Meanwhile, operatives of the EFCC have grilled the Rivers State Secretary
Crimes Commission Arrests Jonathan's Principal Secretary, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
sum. Meanwhile, operatives of the EFCC have grilled the Rivers State Secretary of the People Democratic Party (PDP) Mr. Samuel Johnson Okpoko, for collecting the sum of N700million from the controversial $115million lodged with Fidelity Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFCC Arrests Ex-Governor Ramalan Yerothe said sum". In a related development, the Operatives of EFCC, have grilled
EFCC Arrests Ex-Governor Ramalan Yero
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the said sum". In a related development, the Operatives of EFCC, have grilled the Rivers State Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Samuel Johnson Okpoko , for collecting the sum of N700 million (Seven Hundred Million Naira) from the controversial $115... Read more
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Philly.com
He's got four million doo-wop 45s for sale, but browers bewareportable. "It's under my pillow at night," he said. "In school, I hollowed out
He's got four million doo-wop 45s for sale, but browers beware
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
portable. "It's under my pillow at night," he said. "In school, I hollowed out a big, thick book, The Life and Times of Samuel Johnson, whoever he was. Punched holes for the transistor speaker. 'Blueberry Hill' by Fats Domino. 'Keep a-Knockin' '... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Column: There is an amazing future ahead for youdried up, we�ll move our machinery, and we will be able to start over anew.� O
Column: There is an amazing future ahead for you
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
dried up, we�ll move our machinery, and we will be able to start over anew.� One of England�s great literary figures, Dr. Samuel Johnson, said, �It�s worth at least a thousand pounds a year to have a bright point of view.� What thoughts occupy... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Prude Who Invented the Modern NovelOver the years, this deferential circle of correspondents became his most impor
The Prude Who Invented the Modern Novel
The New Yorker / Posted 14 days ago
Over the years, this deferential circle of correspondents became his most important sounding board. (After his death, Samuel Johnson quipped that Richardson “died merely for want of change among his flatterers.”) When Aaron Hill, the author of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during April 2016Civil War veterans, with York, Pennsylvania connections, fought in the 127th; t
Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during April 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Civil War veterans, with York, Pennsylvania connections, fought in the 127th; they are: Thomas Grigsby, James Jamison, Samuel Johnson and Daniel McGee. 9--Tale of the Springettsbury Township Crest. There are three versions of the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Aussie stars downing shots on Logies red carpetWhich girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which
Aussie stars downing shots on Logies red carpet
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which TV show had cast members including Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan, Deb Mailman and Joel Edgerton? 16. In which country was Lee Lin Chin born? 17. Which... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie stars downing shots on Logies red carpetWhich girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which
Aussie stars downing shots on Logies red carpet
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which TV show had cast members including Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan, Deb Mailman and Joel Edgerton? 16. In which country was Lee Lin Chin born? 17. Which... Read more
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News.com.au
How well do Logies stars know their TV trivia?Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which
How well do Logies stars know their TV trivia?
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which TV show had cast members including Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan, Deb Mailman and Joel Edgerton? 16. In which country was Lee Lin Chin born? 17. Which... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How well do Logies stars know their TV trivia?Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which
How well do Logies stars know their TV trivia?
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which TV show had cast members including Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan, Deb Mailman and Joel Edgerton? 16. In which country was Lee Lin Chin born? 17. Which... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How well do Logies stars know their TV trivia?Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which
How well do Logies stars know their TV trivia?
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Which girl group was formed on the first series of Popstars in 2000? 15. Which TV show had cast members including Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan, Deb Mailman and Joel Edgerton? 16. In which country was Lee Lin Chin born? 17. Which... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
At the city-county border, sometimes homes get loston who receives the 911 call, said Baltimore County spokeswoman Fronda Cohen an
At the city-county border, sometimes homes get lost
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
on who receives the 911 call, said Baltimore County spokeswoman Fronda Cohen and Baltimore City Fire Department spokesman Samuel Johnson. The city and county have worked out some of the more thorny issues, such as trash pickup on one-way streets,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Recalling Gateshead in 19 archive imagesIt suffered early bad press when the famous 18th Century diarist Samuel Johnson
Recalling Gateshead in 19 archive images
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
It suffered early bad press when the famous 18th Century diarist Samuel Johnson wrote it off as “a dirty lane leading to Newcastle”. The town has a long, rich history which has seen it both thrive and struggle as economic tides have ebbed and flowed... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Witness claims Kansas City man charged with rape said ‘no means yes’ after sex with womancharged a 24-year-old Kansas City man with raping a woman he met on social medi
Witness claims Kansas City man charged with rape said ‘no means yes’ after sex with woman
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
charged a 24-year-old Kansas City man with raping a woman he met on social media while her friends were downstairs. Samuel Johnson faces one count of rape and two counts of sodomy. Details in this story may not be suitable for all... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Editor’s Choice: J.D. McCLATCHY’S ‘SWEET THEFT’sing about a bomb dropping on my house, they can do that in Europe and that wou
Editor’s Choice: J.D. McCLATCHY’S ‘SWEET THEFT’
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
sing about a bomb dropping on my house, they can do that in Europe and that would be their blues.” And these from Dr. (Samuel) Johnson: “No man, but a blockhead, ever wrote, except for money;” “Criticism is a study by which men grow important... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Leominster High School | May 6, 2016Devin Grimley, Gabrielle Grimley, Giselle Gutierrez, Spencer Halliwell, Brooke
Leominster High School | May 6, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 20 days ago
Devin Grimley, Gabrielle Grimley, Giselle Gutierrez, Spencer Halliwell, Brooke Hudson, Steven Jackson, Brett Jeffrey, Samuel Johnson, Lakayla Kamara, Matthew Kendall, Zachary Khallady, Jaydon Kinuthia, Jimmy Kran, Tricia Kumi, Colby Lacouture,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
One injured in West Baltimore apartment firefor a reported fire and found smoke coming from the third floor of an apartment
One injured in West Baltimore apartment fire
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
for a reported fire and found smoke coming from the third floor of an apartment building, according to department spokesman Samuel Johnson. One person was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries and no additional residents were... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End by Katie Roiphegood deal easier to be eloquent about death before the fact than to confront it
The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End by Katie Roiphe
Evening Standard / Posted 27 days ago
good deal easier to be eloquent about death before the fact than to confront it finally. Sontag is here remembered quoting Samuel Johnson with amusement: “Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight it concentrates his... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Patrick Buchanan: If God Is dead ...question, "Why not?" "How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part wh
Patrick Buchanan: If God Is dead ...
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
question, "Why not?" "How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure," wrote Samuel Johnson. Secular conservatives may have remedies for some of America's maladies. But, as Johnson observed, no secular... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Political Resonance of Shakespearedynastic politics of England in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. But the
The Political Resonance of Shakespeare
The New Yorker / Posted 29 days ago
dynastic politics of England in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. But the character of Falstaff, who is described by Samuel Johnson as “a thief and a glutton, a coward, and a boaster; always ready to cheat the weak, and prey upon the poor; to... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
If God is dead . . .question, “Why not?” “How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part wh
If God is dead . . .
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
question, “Why not?” “How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure,” wrote Samuel Johnson. Secular conservatives may have remedies for some of America’s maladies. But, as Johnson observed, no secular... Read more
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The Irish Times
Unthinkable: Are public manners in a state of decline?to civility”; how so? “The phrase is incautious, at least out of context. Two
Unthinkable: Are public manners in a state of decline?
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
to civility”; how so? “The phrase is incautious, at least out of context. Two points are worth making. First, I follow Samuel Johnson and Maynard Keynes in believing that money-making is innocent compared to seeking political power – and would... Read more
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News.com.au
Ever wanted to live in London? Here’s the inside view from an Aussie expatin London is an experience I cannot recommend highly enough. Someone introduce
Ever wanted to live in London? Here’s the inside view from an Aussie expat
News.com.au / Posted a month ago
in London is an experience I cannot recommend highly enough. Someone introduced me to a quote by the great English writer Samuel Johnson about London that couldn’t be more accurate — “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life”. In a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Selfies, puns and codpieces galore at the Shakespeare street festivalcuts and scars with make-up!” competed for attention with “learn the Bergomask
Selfies, puns and codpieces galore at the Shakespeare street festival
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
cuts and scars with make-up!” competed for attention with “learn the Bergomask dance from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Samuel Johnson once argued that Shakespeare’s fatal flaw was his addiction to puns. (“A quibble, poor and barren as it is,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
London's best historical pubs: the ultimate tourreason: the warren-like Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese is an absolute treat. Countless
London's best historical pubs: the ultimate tour
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
reason: the warren-like Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese is an absolute treat. Countless literary grandees and journalists – from Samuel Johnson and Dickens to the Fleet Street hacks of the 20th century – have occupied a nook or cranny in its labyrinthine... Read more
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Island Packet
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)A silver bowl 5. Which author or editor did not write alternatives to the brut
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
A silver bowl 5. Which author or editor did not write alternatives to the brutally bleak ending of “King Lear”? A. Samuel Johnson, the 18th-century man of letters B. Nahum Tate, the poet laureate of England in 1692 C. William... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)A silver bowl 5. Which author or editor did not write alternatives to the brut
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
A silver bowl 5. Which author or editor did not write alternatives to the brutally bleak ending of “King Lear”? A. Samuel Johnson, the 18th-century man of letters B. Nahum Tate, the poet laureate of England in 1692 C. William... Read more
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