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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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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...of those, by whose folly and wickedness it was inflicted. — Robert Hall. 944. True Eloquence.— 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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A Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence: And ..., Volume 1

L. Carroll Judson - 1839 - 354 pages
...of the illustrious statesman just named, remarked; "It was bold, manly, and energetic, but such as the crisis required. When public bodies are to be...excited, nothing is valuable in speech farther than is connected with high intellectual endowments. Clearness, force and earnestness are qualities which...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - 1842 - 588 pages
...of such uncommon merit, both in thought and style, that we have no hesitation in transcribing it. " The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passiuns excited, nothing is valuable in speech, farther than it is connected with high intellectual...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1842 - 311 pages
...common as to be no distinctions, that the amplitude of the divine benignity is perceived. Example 3. " When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...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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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
...Creation's heir, the world, the world is mme. READINGS AND RECITATIONS. 681. Tin NATUH* OF ELO auEif ci When public bodies are to be addressed, on momentous...excited nothing is valuable in speech, farther than i is connected with high intellectual and mor al endowments. Clearness, force, and earn estness, are...
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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
...OII'H heir. n. world, Die wurld it in ne. READINGS AND RECITATIONS. AMI. THE NATCME OF KLO ai*c*c K. When public bodies are to be addressed, on momentous occasions, when great interests arc ut stake, nud strong passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech, farther tlmn it is connected...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 320 pages
...NATCRK OF ELC^TE^ When public bodies arc to be addressed, on momentous occasions, when great interest* are at stake, and strong passions excited nothing is valuable in speech, further than ii is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness,...
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - 1847 - 408 pages
...Demosthenes, by his action, action, action," meant to express the same opinion." 4. Mr. Webster observes, " When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...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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Biographical memoir [by Edward Everet] and speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - 1851
...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,...manly, and energetic ; and such the crisis required. 5^hen public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake,...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...record, Hold the fleet angel fast until he bless thee. 19. THE ELOQUENCE OF ACTION. —Daniel Webster. WHEN public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...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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