It's so pleasant when you understand your true talents and realize your superiority makes you capable of near impossible goals.
It's one of my special talents, he said.
Giuseppe Balsamo - for such was the "count's" real name - gave early indications of those talents which afterwards gained for him so wide a notoriety.
In March 1473 Morton was made Master of the Rolls, and Edward found employment for his diplomatic talents; he was sent on a mission to Hungary in 1474, and was one of the negotiators of the Treaty of Pecquigny in 1475.
It thus came about that while some progress was made in algebra, the talents of the race were bestowed on astronomy and trigonometry.