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6 Le Génie, c'est la patience. Genius is only patience. BUFFON, as quoted by MADAME DE STAEL in A. STEvens' Study of the Life and Times of Mme. de Staël. Ch. III. P. 61. (Ed. 1881.) Le ie n'est qu'une plus grande aptitude à atience. As narrated by HERAULT DE SácHELLEs—Voyage à Montbar. P. 15, when speaking of a talk with BUFFON in 1785. (Not in BUFFON's works.) 7 Genius . . . means the transcendent capacity of taking trouble. CARLYLE–Frederick the Great. Bk. IV.Ch.III. Genius is a capacity for taking trouble. LESLIE STEPHEN. nius is an intuitive talent for labor. JAN WALEUs. (See also HoPKINS)
8 Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius. Bo DISRAELI—Contarini Fleming. Pt. IV . 5.
9 Fortune has rarely condescended to be the companion of genius. Isaac D'IsrAELI—Curiosities of Literature. Poverty of the Learned.