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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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Orations: American orators

1900
...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 as it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and...
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Working Principles of Rhetoric ...

John Franklin Genung - 1900 - 676 pages
...description of eloquence, description and example in one, may here stand in lieu of definition : " When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...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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The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and ...

John Franklin Genung - 1900 - 676 pages
...description of eloquence, description and example in one, may here stand in lieu of definition : " When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...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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A New English Grammar for Schools: Being a Revised Edition of "A Practical ...

Thomas Wadleigh Harvey - 1900 - 277 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. CCXVI. ABRIDGMENT...
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Steps to Oratory: A School Speaker

Frank Townsend Southwick - 1900 - 464 pages
...upon us the necessity for cultivating those powers which are the basis of all true oratorical success. 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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Representative Speeches

Daniel Webster - 1901 - 183 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,...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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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - 1901 - 4107 pages
...with the blessings of millions, and the prayers of millions, commended him to the Divine favor. . . . 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 Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...and inseparable! — (Closing sentences of the «Reply to Hayne. ») Eloquence In Great Crises — 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 Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - 1901 - 533 pages
...one and inseparable! — (Closing sentences of the "Reply to Hayne. ») Eloquence in Great Crises — 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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Famous American Statesmen & Orators, Past and Present: With ..., Volume 3

Alexander Kelly McClure - 1902
...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 as it is connected with high intellectual and moral 19 1 endowments. Clearness, force,...
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