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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Discretion
 
Let’s teach ourselves that honourable stop
Not to outsport discretion.
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act II. Scene 3. (To Cassio to look to the guard.)
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It show’d discretion, the best part of valour.
        Beaumont and Fletcher.—A King and No King, Act IV. Scene 3.
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Discretion! hang discretion! hang ye all!
        Beaumont and Fletcher.—The Pilgrim, Act II. Scene 1.
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