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" When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech farther than as it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments. Clearness, force,... "
Remarks on the Life and Writings of Daniel Webster of Massachusetts - Page 28
by George Ticknor - 1831 - 48 pages
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

1827
...pulpit as well as the senate, that we shall offer no apology for giving them a place in this article. The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...manly, and energetic ; and such the crisis required. AVhen public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake,...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...discipline, as well as by natural talent and natural temperament, for the part which he was now to act. The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...energetic ; and such the crisis required. When public 28 bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 9

Robert Walsh - 1831
...We shall, therefore, only make one short extract from Mr. Webster's address at Faneuil Hall — the description of the peculiar eloquence of Mr. Adams,...; and such the crisis required. When public bodies arc to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions...
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The American Quarterly Review, Issues 1-2

Robert Walsh - 1827
...discipline, as well as by natural talent and natural temperament, for the part which he was now to act The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character, and formed, indeed, a part of it. It wat bold, manly, and energetic ; and such the crisis required. When public bodies are to be addressed...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - 1828 - 300 pages
...LESSON LXII. Eloquence of John Adeems. — WEBSTER. The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his genera! character, and formed, indeed, a part of it. It was...great interests are at stake, and strong passions are excited, nothing is valuable in speech, farther than it is connected with hig'h intellectual and...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...it is difficult and natural not to undergo it. LESSON LXXXI. Eloquence of John Adams. — WEBSTEK. THE eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occa•ions, •when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable,...
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The American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1832 - 468 pages
...discipline, as well as by natural talent and natural temperament, for the part which he was now to act. The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...strong passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech, further than it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments Clearness, force and earnestness...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 284 pages
...ELOQUENCE. Extract from the same Discourse. WHENEVER public bodies, fellow. citizens, are to be ad. dressed on momentous occasions ; when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, the eloquence of those who address such bodies should be bold, manly, and energetic ; and such as the...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1835
...discipline, as well as by natural talent and natural temperament, for the part whidi he was now to act. The eloquence of Mr. Adams -resembled his general...addressed on momentous occasions^ when great interests arc at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than it is connected...
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Faustus, a dramatic mystery; The bride of Corinth; The first Walpurgis night ...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1835 - 491 pages
...in the Law Magazine for August, 1834, which both resembles and illustrates this passage of Goethe. " The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...of it. It was bold, manly, and energetic ; and such as the crisis required. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests...
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