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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 National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1864 - 432 pages
...can in the least compete with him in fecundity 5 is Ibid. PUNCH . THE NATURE or TRUE ELOQUENCE. VHEN public bodies are to be addressed on momentous" occasions,...strong passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech further than it is connected wife high intellectual and moral endowments. 7 Clearness, force, and earnestness...
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A Treatise on Homiletics: Designed to Illustrate the True Theory and ...

Daniel Parish Kidder - 1864 - 504 pages
...the immortal words of Daniel Webster : When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occations, when great interests are at stake and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech further than it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments. Olr " 401 PULPIT ELOQUENCE....
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 16

David Thomas - 1866
...expressed views on this subject more consonant with our own than any other writer of modern times. 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. Cicaritcs*, force, and etirncsfneim,...
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Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language

Simon Kerl - 1867
...had never been in a city before and wh« was therefore most easily duped at once bid on the watch. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...is valuable in speech farther than it is connected witli high moral and intellectual endowments. If it bo in the spring of the year and the young grass...
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Standard Fifth Reader, Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1867
...on the goodness of the cause and the virtues of the people, which led him to overlook all obstacles. The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...manly, and energetic; and such the crisis required. 7. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake...
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The New York Speaker

Warren P. Edgarton - 1868
...on his way, O'er all the blessings of that day ! Ex. LIIL— CHARACTER OF TRUE ELOQUENCE. WEBSTER. WHEN public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...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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Comstock's Elocution, Enlarged: A System of Vocal Gymnastics Designed for ...

Andrew Comstock, Philip Lawrence - 1808 - 314 pages
...course, That a horse-chestnut is a chestnut horse." THE NAT1.RB OF TRUE ELOQUENCE. (DANIEL WKRSTKR.) 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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Common School Readings: Containing New Selections in Prose and Poetry for ...

John Swett - 1868 - 230 pages
...repeat, in words of bliss, " We're all—all here 1" CHARACTER OF TRUE ELOQUENCE.—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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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Thomas Wadleigh Harvey - 1878 - 266 pages
...touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil by losing its grossness, is gone. — Burke. 32. 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. — Webster. 2O6. ABRIDGMENT....
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1834 - 298 pages
...the divine benignity is perceived." Example 3. " When public bodies are to be addressed on momen tous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and...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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