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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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English Studies in Interpretation and Composition for High Schools

Myra Soper Woodley, Oscar Israel Woodley - 1906 - 331 pages
...almost expected to see the city float away like a cloud and dissolve into thin air. — LONGFELLOW. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...strong passions excited, nothing is valuable in speech, further than it is connected with high mental and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness...
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Proceedings ..., Volumes 16-18

National Speech Arts Association - 1907
...We have here an illustration of what Webster so splendidly speaks of in his reference to eloquence. "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.'' This simple tribute to the dead of...
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Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States ..., Volume 139

George Washington - 1909 - 119 pages
...delivered in Faneuil Hall, Boston, in 1826. While speaking of the eloquence of -Adams, Webster said : — " 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 Power of Speech and how to Acquire it: A Comprehensive System of Vocal ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1909 - 250 pages
...movements of the body; in fact, delivery is the finished product of voice and action. Examples of Delivery 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...
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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - 1911 - 391 pages
...Adams and Thomas Jefferson, in Faneuil Hall, Boston, August 2, 1826, he describes the oratory of Adams: The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character,...the crisis required. When public bodies are to be addrest on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing...
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Vocal Expression in Speech: A Treatise on the Fundamentals of Public ...

Henry Evarts Gordon - 1911 - 315 pages
...return, I think I 'll scarcely mourn, If I may change into green things growing — CRAIK 52. 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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Studies in Literature

Frederick Monroe Tisdel - 1913 - 333 pages
...treated were such as appeal to the full powers of an orator. True oratory arises, as Webster says, " when public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...interests are at stake, and strong passions excited." Lincoln faced a great crisis in the. national life. It was not a time for the graces of rhetoric. "...
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Studies in Literature

Frederick Monroe Tisdel - 1913
...treated were such as appeal to the full powers of an orator. True oratory arises, as Webster says, " whea public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions,...interests are at stake, and strong passions excited." Lincoln faced a great crisis in the national life. It was not a time for the graces of rhetoric. "...
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Rhetoric and the Study of Literature

Alfred Marshall Hitchcock - 1913 - 410 pages
...first found in them. 11. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions declares Webster when great interests are at stake and strong passions excited nothing is valuable in speech further than it is connected with high intelligence and moral endowment clearness force and earnestness...
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Washington's Farewell Address, and Webster's Bunker Hill Orations

George Washington - 1915 - 131 pages
...Jefferson, delivered in Faneuil Hall, Boston, on the 2d of August, 1826, in the celebrated passage: "When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...excited, nothing is valuable in speech farther than as it is connected with high intellectua' and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness are...
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