Render their weakness the more conspicuous

“The employment or calling we choose, must be suitable or fit. Rashness and negligence herein, has often been the ruin of particular persons, and sometimes a public mischief. Those who have capacities and endowments above their callings, grow uneasy and discontented in them. Those who have employments above their capacities, after some weak and unsuccesssul attempts, are discouraged; and if they are placed in more exalted stations of life, render their weakness the more conspicuous, and prove a shame and reproach unto them. Let therefore, the abilities of body and mind, be considered” (Richard Steele, The Religious Tradesman).

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