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" But when wit is combined •with sense and information ; when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can be witty and something much better than witty, who... "
The English Journal of Education - Página 117
1857
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New Monthly Magazine, Volumen 163

1878
...Mary Godwin eloped with me in secret, and ia secret il 10 became my lawful bride. WITTY AND WISE. " WHEN wit is combined with sense and information ;...principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it ; who can be witty, and something more than witty ; who loves honour, justice' decency,...
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Rab: And Marjorie Fleming. John Leech. Thackeray's Leterary Career

John Brown - 1880 - 289 páginas
...the understanding well, to risk something ;" to aim at uniting things that are commonly incompatible. The meaning of an extraordinary man is, that he is...when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can be witty...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volúmenes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...Letters, was given to the world in 1855, by his daughter, Lady Holland. Wit the Flavour of the Mind. When wit is combined with sense and information ;...principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can nse it and despise it— who can be witty and something more than witty— who loves honour, justice,...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...beings, and his imagination as brilliant as if he were irretrievably ruined. But when wit is comblned with sense and information ; when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can be witty...
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Horæ Subsecivæ, Volumen 3

John Brown - 1882
...the understanding well, to risk something ; to aim at uniting things that are commonly incompatible. The meaning of an extraordinary man is, that he is...when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can be witty...
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John Leech, and Other Papers

John Brown - 1882 - 442 páginas
...the understanding well, to risk something ; to aim at uniting things that are commonly incompatible. The meaning of an extraordinary man is, that he is...when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can be witty...
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John Leech, and other papers. 4th ed

John Brown - 1882
...the understanding well, to risk something ; to aim at uniting things that are commonly incompatible. The meaning of an extraordinary man is, that he is...when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can be witty...
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The Sixth Reader of the Popular Series

Marcius Willson - 1882 - 544 páginas
...understanding well, to risk something; to aim at uniting things that are commonly incompatible. 2. When wit is combined with sense and information ;...principle ; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can bo witty, and something more than witty, who loves honor, justice, decency,...
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Rab, and Marjorie Fleming

John Brown - 1882 - 298 páginas
...sense as if he had no wit ; that his conduct is as judicious as if he were the dullest of human heings, and his imagination as brilliant as if he were irretrievably...when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle ; when it is in, the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who ean be witty...
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Advanced Reader, Specially Prepared to Elicit Thought and to Facilitate ...

Christian Brothers - 1884 - 483 páginas
...conduct is as judicious as if he were the dullest of human beings, and his imagination as brilliant us if he were irretrievably ruined. But when wit is combined...when it is softened by benevolence, and restrained by strong principle; when it is in the hands of a man who can use it and despise it, who can be witty,...
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