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" The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, and knows how to apply them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular communities and divisions of men, we may observe that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor the... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Pagina 254
1823
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...does discretion only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other mens. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, and knows...into particular communities and divisions of men, we observe that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the brave, who guides the...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1804 - 236 pagina’s
...discretion only make a man the master of hii own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, .and knows how to »ppty them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular communities and divisions of men,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1805 - 254 pagina’s
...difcreet man finds out the talents of thofe he converfes with; and knows how to apply them to proper ufes. Accordingly, if we look into particular communities and divisions of men, we may obierve, that it is the difcreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the brave, who guides the...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...discretion only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, and knows...that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor the karned, nor the brave, who guides the conversation, and gives measures to the society. A man with great...
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The Spectator, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...discretion only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, and knows...conversation, and gives measures to the society. A man with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the fable, strong and blind, endued...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1810
...mens. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, 178 THE SPECTATOR. Ne. 225and knows how to apply them to proper uses. Accordingly,...conversation, and gives measures to the society. A man with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the fable, strong ancl blind, endued...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 pagina’s
...Discretion does not only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The disereet man finds out the talents of those he converses with ; and knows...communities and divisions of men, we may observe, that itis the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the brave, who guides the conversation,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...does discretion only make a man the master of his own parts, bat of other mens. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, and knows how to apply them to proper uses. Accordingly, it' we look into particular communities and divisions of men, we may observe that it is the discreet...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pagina’s
...Discretion does not only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man Huds out the talents of those he converses with ; and knows...who guides the conversation, and gives measures to society. A man with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the fable, strong...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pagina’s
...Discretion does not only make a man the master of hia own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with ; and knows...conversation, and gives measures to the society. A man with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the fahle, strong and blind ; endued...
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