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" Discretion has large and extended views, and like a well-formed eye, commands a whole horizon. Cunning is a kind of shortsightedness, that discovers the minutest objects which are near at hand, but is not able to discern things at a distance. "
The Family Encyclopedia of Useful Knowledge and General Literature ... - Страница 264
по John Lauris Blake - 1834 - 960 страници
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...selfish aims, and sticks at nothing which may make them succeed. Discretion has large and extended views, and like a well-formed eye, commands a whole horizon....distance. Discretion, the more it is discovered, gives a greater authority to the person who possesses it. Cunning, when it is once detected, loses its force,...

The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Томове 7–8

British essayists - 1823
...nothing which may make them succeed : discretion has large and extended views, and, like a well- formed eye, commands a whole horizon : cunning is a kind...distance. Discretion, the more it is discovered, gives a greater authority to the person who possesses it : cunning, when it is once detected, loses its force,...

Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 страници
...nothing which may make them succeed ; discretion has large and extensive views, and, like a well formed eye, commands a whole horizon ; cunning is a kind...but is not able to discern things at a distance.— Spectator. 10. Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false....

A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 373 страници
...selfish aims, and sticks at nothing that may make them succeed. Discretion, has large and extended views, and, like a well-formed eye, commands a whole horizon:...short-sightedness, that discovers the minutest objects that are near at hand, but is not able to discern things at a distance. Discretion, the more it is...

The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 323 страници
...nothing which may make them succeed. 6. Discretion has large and extended views, and, like a well formed eye, commands a whole horizon : cunning is a kind...distance. Discretion, the more it is discovered, gives a greater authority to the person who possesses it; cunning, when it is once detected, loses its force,...

A theological dictionary, containing definitions of all religious terms ...

Charles Buck - 1824
...nothing which may make them succeed. Discretion has large and extended views, and, like a well formed eye, commands a whole horizon; cunning is a kind of...discovers the minutest objects which are near at hand, but not able to discern things at a distance. Discretion, the more it is discovered, gives a greater authority...

The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 страници
...has large and extended views ; and, like a well-formed eye, commands a whole horizon : cunningisakind of short-sightedness, that discovers the minutest...distance. Discretion, the more it is discovered, gives a greater authority to the person who possesses it : cunning, when it is once detected, loses its force,...

Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 страници
...nothing which may make them succeed; discretion has large and extensive views, and, like a, well formed eye, commands a whole horizon ; cunning is a kind...the minutest objects, which are near at hand, but it is not able to discern things at a distance.— Spectator. 10. Nothing is more amiable than true...

Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 страници
...9. Discretion has large and extended views ; and like a well-formed eye, commands a whole horizon ;i cunning is a kind of short-sightedness, that discovers the minutest objects which are near at hand, but is'not able to discern 11.-The cast of mind which is natural to a discreet Hi.an, makes him look forward...

The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...whole hori/.on : cunning is a kind of short-sightedness, that discovers the minutest objects xvhich are near at hand, but is not able to discern things...distance. Discretion, the more it is discovered, gives a greater authority to the person who possesses it: cunning, when it is once detected, loses its force,...




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