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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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Swinton's Fifth Reader and Speaker

William Swinton - 1883 - 479 pages
...left the sea as placid as before. 2 recreancy, unfaithfulness, disobedience. 87. — 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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Baynham's Elocution, select readings

George Walter Baynham - 1883
...know myself. [Knock.] Wake Duncan with thy knocking ! Ay, would thou couldst ! (278.) TRUE ELOQUENCE. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...great interests are at stake, and strong passions excitednothing is valuable, in speech, farther than it is connected with high intellectual and moral...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - 1883
...Adams as an orator and statesman, he designates some of the essential qualities of true eloquence : The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character, and formed, indeed, a part of it. It was bold, mauly, and energetic; and such the crisis required. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - 1884 - 390 pages
...radical stress. Require pupils to give reasons for the marking of rhetorical pauses and inflections.] 1. 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...
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Vocal and Action-language Culture and Expression

Edward Napoleon Kirby - 1884 - 234 pages
...against Philip, let us fight for our liberties, let us conquer or die ! XXVII. ELOQUENCE. —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 School Manual of English Composition: For Advanced Grammar Grades, and for ...

William Swinton - 1884 - 113 pages
...Nothing is valuable in speech farther than it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments when public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...interests are at stake, and strong passions excited. 2. We came to our journey's end, at last, with no small difficulty, after much fatigue, through deep...
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - 1884 - 390 pages
...rhetorical pauses and inflections.] •1. When public b6dies \ are to be addressed | on momentous oceasions, when great interests \ are at stake, and strong passions \ excited, nothing \ is valuable | in spe'ech, further than it is connected | with high intelUctual \ and mbral endowments. Clearness, force, and...
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Five-minute Declamations, Volume 1

Walter K. Fobes - 1885
...Eloquence of Daniel. Choait ia FIVE-MINUTE DECLAMATIONS. ELOQUENCE. DANIEL WEBSTER. THK eloquence of John Adams resembled his general character, and formed,...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 Historical Reader: Embracing Selections from Standard Writers of Ancient ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1885 - 544 pages
...loved the American cause devoutly, but had studied and understood it. It was all familiar to him 6. The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...energetic; and such the crisis required. When public lx>dies arc to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, an<J strong...
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Select Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Containing Choice ...

1885 - 320 pages
...audible lo thee again at all, forever. What kind of success is that? THOMAS CARLYLE. 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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