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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 Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...discretion only make a mau 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

Joseph Addison - 1856
...discretion only make a mau 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 Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Spectator [no. 162-483

Joseph Addison - 1854
...discretion 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 fable, strong and blind, endued...
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The Young Officer's Companion; Or Essays on Military Duties and Qualities ...

William Lennox Lascelles Fitzgerald-de-Ros DeRos (23d baron) - 1857 - 377 pagina’s
...mastery and- ad vantage of his own talents alone. The discreet man finds out the capacities and qualities of those he converses with, and knows how to apply...the brave, who guides the conversation, and gives manner to the society. A man with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...VM-S. Accordingly, if we look n:to particular couiinuuitics and divisions of men, we may obscivi- tbat it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned,...conversation, and gives measures to the society. A man with great lalcnti, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in tb< fable, strong aud blind, endued...
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Wisdom, Wit, and Allegory. Selected from "The Spectator"

Joseph Addison, P.P. - London. - Spectator, 1711-14 - 1864 - 318 pagina’s
...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 WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

1864
...the talents of hose he converses with, and knows how to tpply them to proper uses. Accordingly, [" we look into particular communities and Divisions of men, we may observe, that it is 1 Eccles. vi. 9. xxvii. 17. 328 THE SPECTATOR. 329 the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned,...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1862 - 600 pagina’s
...discretion only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other menjs. The discreet man finds out the talents of those he converses with, and knows how to a;ply them to proper uses. Accordingly, if we look into particular communities and divisions of men,...
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The practical moral lesson book, Volume 2

Charles Hole - 1871
...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...Accordingly, if we look into particular communities and societies of men, we may observe that it is the discreet man, not the witty, nor the learned, nor the...
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English Composition for the Use of Schools

Robert Armstrong - 1872
...only make a man the master of his own parts, but of other men's. The discreet man finds out the talent 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, endued...
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