A common and very simple reason for this disappointment is that most of us overrate our capacity.
It is impossible to overrate the significance of this event.
We are apt at first sight, however, knowing the great solubility of nitrates, to overrate this source of loss.
It is hard to overrate the consequences of the fall of New Orleans.
It is impossible to overrate the merits of Mr. Friedlander, its principal, in regard to it.
After such a severe handling, he was not likely to overrate his poetical talents.
But although we must do full justice to the force of suggestion, we must not overrate it.
"You overrate your talent for poetry," said Osborne to Ralph, at one of their interviews.
Wagner himself did not overrate his boyish composition, but its revival was a pleasant occasion.
The Italian did not overrate that craft of simulation proverbial with her country and her sex.