"Kitty has no discretion in her coughs," said her father; "she times them ill."
We may as well wait, perhaps, till the circumstance occurs before we discuss the discretion of his behaviour thereupon.
Where does discretion end, and avarice begin?
She had even condescended to advise him to marry as soon as he could, provided he chose with discretion; and had once paid him a visit in his humble parsonage, where she had perfectly approved all the alterations he had been making, and had even vouchsafed to suggest some herself—some shelves in the closet upstairs.
Thoughtless and indiscreet I can easily believe him, but this step (and let us rejoice over it) marks nothing bad at heart.
Lydia laughed, and said: "Aye, that is just like your formality and discretion.