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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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Practice Book: Leland Powers School

Leland Todd Powers, Leland Toth Powers - 1916 - 145 pages
...land: His song was only living aloud, His work, a singing with his hand! " ELOQUENCE. SIDNEY LANIER 1. 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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Elements of Public Speaking

Harry Garfield Houghton - 1916 - 333 pages
...an address in the interest of Goucher College by President M. Cary Thomas of Bryn Mawr ELOQUENCE 2. 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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How to Speak: Designed as a Textbook for the Business Man and Woman

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1918 - 181 pages
...an important word; (4) the building up of a succession of emphatic words. Example of the First Rule 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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Oral Reading & Public Speaking

John Reinder Pelsma - 1918 - 499 pages
...demanded. Remember that true oratory is a broad subject, and is itself suggestive of mass and weight. 1. 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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Public Speaking Today: A High School Manual

Frank Cummins Lockwood, Clarence De Witt Thorpe - 1921 - 264 pages
...Jefferson not only describe oratory, but constitute as well a perfect example of what oratory is : 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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Public Speaking for Business Men

William George Hoffman - 1923 - 300 pages
...come to it with the utmost coolness, the utmost deliberation." WILLIAM MATHEWS, "Oratory and Orators." 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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Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Kathleen Hall (Dean Jamieson, Professor of Communications Annenberg School for Communication University of Pennsylvania), Professor of Communication and Director Annenberg Public Policy Center Kathleen Hall Jamieson - 1995 - 283 pages
...effeminate, for example.79 By the late nineteenth century the scientific style was enshrined as manly. "The eloquence of Mr. Adams resembled his general character, and formed, indeed, a part of it," noted Daniel Webster. "It was bold, manly, and energetic."80 Nineteenth-century textbooks lauded the...
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Archives of Electrology and Neurology, Volumes 1-2

George Miller Beard - 1874
...avoid regular accent. Take the following from the introduction to Webster's speech on eloquence. " When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous...interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, there is noth'mg valuable in speech except so far as it be connected with high, intellectual and moral...
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Werner's Magazine: A Magazine of Expression, Volume 22

1899
...antecede and lead up to this greatly heighten its effect. Let me mention 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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