An accurate knowledge of our defects will soonest lead to their cure.
However, as Lady Betty says, "the least said, the soonest mended."
"As you say, the least said the soonest mended," he rejoined.
"Then take the shortest, and you'll be soonest at your journey's end," said he, gruffly.
Its most salient points of character are often soonest invaded.
A Loose-Fish is ...