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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 British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...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 British Essayists

1823
...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...observe that it is the discreet man, not the witty, mr the learned, nor the brave, who guides the conversation, and gives measures to the society. A man...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 323 pagina’s
...make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the tallents of those he converses with, and knows how to apply...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, endowed...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 pagina’s
...Discretion does not only make a man the master of his own parts, but of nther men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with ; and knows...learned, nor the brave, who guides the conversation, ^nd gives measures to society. 5. There are many more shining qualities in the mind of man, hut there...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 pagina’s
...Discretion does not only make a manthe master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man rinds out the talents of those he converses with ; and knows...discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the ./Hl&ve, who guides the conversation, and gives measures to society. A man with great talents, but...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...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...who guides the conversation, and gives measures to society. 7. 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 - 1826 - 252 pagina’s
...Discretion does not only make a man the master of his owft parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with ; and knows...and divisions of men, we may observe, that it is the discr; ,t man, not the witty, nor the .learned, nor the bmve, w "- guides the conversation, and gives...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 204 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 commumties and divisions of men, we may observe, that it is the discreet man, not the wittv, nor the...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - 1826 - 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...how to apply them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we took into particular communities? and divisions of men, we may observe, that it is the discreet man,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 pagina’s
...own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses witb ; and knows how to apply them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular- communities a;wl divisions of men, we may ob<<-rr<,thcit it is the discreet, man, not the witty, nor the luar...
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