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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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Rules for English Composition, and Particularly for Themes: Designed for the ...

John Rippingham - 1816 - 177 pagina’s
...the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those 116 he converses with ; and knows how to apply them to...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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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 7

1816
...if we look into particular communities and divifions of men, we may obfcrve that it is the di'creet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the brave, who guides the converfation, and gives meafures to the fociety. A man with great talents, but void of discretion,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1817 - 288 pagina’s
...make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the taleuts of those he converses with ; and knows how to apply...that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor the leari*td, nor the brave, who guides the conversation, and gives measures to the society. A man with...
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Young Gentleman and Lady's Explanatory Monitor: A Selection from the Best ...

Rufus W. Adams - 1818 - 260 pagina’s
...of other men's. The discreet/ man finds out the talents of tUose he converses with ; and knows bow to apply them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular rommunitir.sS and divisions of men, we may observe, that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 264 pagina’s
...Di>cretion does not 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...into particular communities and divisions of men, we niiy observe, that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the brave, who guides...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 253 pagina’s
...Discretion does not 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 how to apply them to propor uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular communities and divisions of men, we may observe,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pagina’s
...but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talent of those he converses with, and knows bow culapius ; doshtlea out of a submissive deference...(whom he s*ts forth as a pattern of per fection), with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the fable, strong and blind, enilued...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 304 pagina’s
...Discretion does not 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...proper uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular communities5 and divisions of men, we may observe, that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

Youth's instructor - 1822
...discretion not only makes a man master of his own parts, but of other men's ; for the discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, and knows how to apply them to proper uses. Let us, however, distinguish between Discretion and Cunning, for they are not the same. The latter...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 264 pagina’s
...does not only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other tneu's. The discreet roan finds out the talents of those he converses with; and knows how to apply them to proper uses. Acrnrdingly, if we look into particular communities and divisions ot men, we may observe, that it is...
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