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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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How to Attract and Hold an Audience: A Popular Treatise on the Nature ...

Joseph Berg Esenwein - 1902 - 272 pages
...must approach it by exposition, precept, and example. Thus Daniel Webster has characterized it: — " 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 Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster: Memoir [by Edward Everett] and ...

Daniel Webster - 1903
...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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American orators

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1903
...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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Daniel Webster, a Character Sketch

Elizabeth Armstrong Reed - 1903 - 180 pages
...Fanenil Hall, Boston, August 2, 1828. fTMIE eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character, I and formed, indeed, a part of it. It was bold, manly,...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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Grammar as a Science

Benjamin Franklin Sisk - 1903 - 268 pages
...When the heart is light and the life is new. — Whittier. 13. This is the place where we stop. 14. 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. 15. Before her...
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Public Speaking: A Treatise on Delivery : with Selections for Declaiming

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - 1903 - 268 pages
...outrageous fortune, | Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, | And by opposing | end them V (c) 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, |...
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First Steps in Public Speaking: For Beginners, in School Or Out

George Washington Hoss - 1903 - 152 pages
...statements that antecede and lead up to this greatly heighten its effect. One or two illustrations: "When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...when great interests are at stake and strong passions are excited, nothing is valuable in speech further than it is connected with high intellectual ' and...
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Graded Lessons in English: An Elementary English Grammar, Consisting ..., Book 1

Alonzo Reed, Brainerd Kellogg - 1897 - 281 pages
...preposition understood. ^' .< xD 181 — 32. When public bodies are to be addressed on moment- t-< ous occasions, 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. Nothing is the subject...
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How to Speak in Public

Grenville Kleiser - 1906 - 533 pages
...preservation of the State than thou in plotting its destruction! THE ELOQUENCE OF ADAMS BY DANIEL WEBSTER 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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Soulé's New Science and Practice of Accounts, Containing a Full Exposition ...

George Soulé - 1906 - 782 pages
...hermit's cell"; "Washington fought in New York and in New Jersey, during the years 1776 and 1777"; "When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech," etc. 7. An adjective phrase is generally set off by a comma; or, if parenthetical, by two; as, "Having...
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