Whatever deficiencies the leaders of the American Revolution may have had, reticence, fortunately, was not one of them.
It is not a Life at all. It is a Reticence, in three volumes.
There paused to shut the doorA fellow called the Wind,With mystery before,And Reticence behind.bliss carman
Reticence may be an elderly doctrine to preach, yet from the artistic point of view I am sure it is a sound one. Reticence conduces to effect, blatancy ruins it.m. r. james