Scientific American Supplement, No. 623

December 10, 1887

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,712 / 116 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.7
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 387
Added to site: 2005.07.13
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Genres: Science, Periodical
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You are to be spared this evening any direct references to the "conceit of learning," but you are asked and advised to bear with the conceit of ignorance. You will find that practical men will be jealous of you on account of your opportunities, and at the same time jealous of their own practical information and experience, and that they may take some pains to hinder rather than aid you in your attempts to actively learn the practical details of the business. The most disagreeable man about the establishment to persons like you, who perhaps goes out of his way to insult you, and yet should be respected for his age, may be one who can be of greatest use to you. Cultivate his acquaintance. A kind word will generally be the best response to an offensive remark, though gentlemanly words of resentment may be necessary when others are present. Sometimes it will be sufficient to say, "I wish a little talk with you by yourself," which will put the bystanders at a distance and enable you to mature your p

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