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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 Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - 1854 - 408 pages
...Demosthenes, by his action, action, option,' meant to express the same opinion." 4. Mr. Webster observes, " When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...occasions, when great interests are at stake, and string passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech further than it is connected with high intellectual...
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Prose Writers of America: A Collection of Eloquent and Interesting Extracts ...

1855 - 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,...interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, clothing is valuable in speech, further than it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments...
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Hand-book of American Literature, Historical, Biographical, and Critical

Joseph Gostwick - 1856 - 319 pages
...of eloquence, given in one of his speeches, from which the following passage may be quoted : — ' When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...strong passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech further than as it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and...
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The American Speaker: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Poetry, and ...

Charles Northend - 1856 - 256 pages
...the fruits of that learning which ripens for eternity ? 'EXERCISE III. THE NATURE OF TRUE ELOQUENCE. 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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Brief Longhand: A System of Longhand Contractions, by Means of which the ...

Andrew Jackson Graham - 1857 - 97 pages
...than -1 elql; : is ao" : no", sblime, G-lke ac\ — Webster KEY. — THE NATURE OF TRUE ELOQUENCE. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...great interests are at stake, and strong passions are excited, nothing is valuable in speech farther than it is connected with high intellectual and...
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The Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - 1857 - 520 pages
...modern eloquence has produced: " When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, Avhen 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, and earnestness are...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred ..., Book 8

William Holmes McGuffey - 1858 - 504 pages
...subjects, And ye shall find the state a gentle mistress. (Exeunt.) FROM MITFORD. LX.— TRUE ELOQUENCE. 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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858
...Hold the fleet angel fast until he bless thee. 19. THE ELOQUENCE OF ACTION.— Daniel ',;,.-, r. public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions,...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 Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 740 pages
...posterity, be blotted forever from the memory of mankind! THE NATURE OF TRUE ELOQUENCE. The eloqnence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character, and...part of it. It was bold, manly, and energetic; and snch the crisis required. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous qnestions, when great...
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The Free Speaker: A New Collection of Pieces for Declamation, Original as ...

William Bentley Fowle - 1859 - 326 pages
...SPEAKER TRUE ELOQUENCE. Extracted from WEBSTER'S rtflrlrnfii nn thr rnrnplatirm nftliri TTiinliri TTIH 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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