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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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers

Lindley Murray - 1832 - 252 pagina’s
...not only make a man the master of his own parts, b«.t of other men's. The discreet man finds outlhe talents of those he converses with, and knows how...discreet man. not the witty, nor the learned, nor the bravef who guides the conversation, and gives measures to society. A man with great talents, but void...
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The Family Encyclopedia of Useful Knowledge and General Literature ...

John Lauris Blake - 1834 - 960 pagina’s
...but of those of others. It enables him to find out the talents of those with whom he converses, and apply them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we look...the brave, who guides the conversation, and gives measure to the society. A rúan with great talent-, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - 1834 - 215 pagina’s
...his own prejudice. talents of those with whom he converses, and knows how to ajH ply them to propef uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular communities...witty, nor the learned, nor the brave* who guides the conVeTsltionj and gives measures to society* A mail with great talents, but void of discretion) is...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...discretion only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds be chang'd by place or time. And afterwards: -Here...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy; will not • Eccles. vi. 9. zzvii. 17. the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the brave, who...
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Spectator (The)

1836 - 714 pagina’s
...part«, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he convenes with, and know« how to apply them to proper uses. Accordingly, if...the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, not the brave, who guide« the conversation, and gives measures to the society. Л man with great talents,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...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...communities and divisions of men, we may observe, that it is * EcrJes. vi. 9. zzvii. 17. 328 No. 226.] the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the...
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The English Reader; Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1839 - 253 pagina’s
...other men's. The discreet man finds out tha talents of those he converses with ; and knows how to applv them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we look into...witty, nor the learned, nor the brave, who guides fnt conversation, and gives measures to society. 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 - 1840 - 252 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...discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor tho brave, 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 Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1842 - 252 pagina’s
...does not only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds but 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 and...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...discretion only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds per an<J divisions of men, we may observe, that it u the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned,...
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