Talent

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Talent

An ancient Greek unit of weight approximately equivalent to 25.86 or 37.8 kilograms, depending on the region.
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Thus we see that the Constitution provides that our negotiations for treaties shall have every advantage which can be derived from talents, information, integrity, and deliberate investigations, on the one hand, and from secrecy and despatch on the other.
Campbell, I have no idea that you will suppose her talents can be unknown.
I have just come from the printing-office of the ministerial journal (where I carried from the general-secretary an obituary notice of Monsieur de la Billardiere), and I there read an article which will appear to-night about you, which has given me the highest opinion of your character and talents.
No; I have n't the talent for managing people, but I see what ought to be done.
Neither his age, nor his breeding, nor company, nor books, nor actions, nor talents, nor all together can hinder him from being deferential to a higher spirit than his own.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
I give you my word of honour, there's no one painting to-day in whose talent I am more convinced.
Thus we find that ardent and vigorous genius, forced to rely on the independence of its own poverty, quits these cold regions where thought is persecuted by brutal indifference, where no woman is willing to be a sister of charity to a man of talent, of art, of science.
The Highwayman was so pleased with the Traveller's philosophy and wit that he took him into partnership, and this splendid combination of talent started a newspaper.
I have discovered that she possesses extraordinary talent as a mimic.
A natural taste or talent is a great help in choosing, you know.
He made sketches of Watson in every conceivable attitude, and Watson was impressed by his talent.