Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Let’s teach ourselves that honourable stop
Not to outsport discretion.
Shakespeare.—Othello, Act II. Scene 3. (To Cassio to look to the guard.)

It show’d discretion, the best part of valour.
Beaumont and Fletcher.—A King and No King, Act IV. Scene 3.

Discretion! hang discretion! hang ye all!
Beaumont and Fletcher.—The Pilgrim, Act II. Scene 1.