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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ... - Page 234
by Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 292 pages
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

1827
...ornaments, and studied contrivances of speech, shock and disgust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, their children, and their country,...then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out -running the deductions of logic, the high purpose, the firm resolve, the dauntless spirit, speaking...
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The American Quarterly Review, Issues 1-2

Robert Walsh - 1827
...ornaments, and studied contrivances of speech, shock and disgust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, their children, and their country,...rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher 1827.] Eulogies on Jefferson and Adams. 67 qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then self-devotion...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...ornaments and studied contrivances of speech, shock and disgust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, their children, and their country,...deductions of logic, the high purpose, the firm resolve, thet dauntless spirit, speaking on, the tongue, beaming from the eye, informing every feature, and...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - 1828 - 300 pages
...ornaments, and studied contrivances of speech, shock and disgust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, their children, and their country,...eloquent ; then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conceptions, outrunning the deductions of logic, the high purpose, the firm resolve, the dauntless...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 392 pages
...contrivances of speech, shock and disgust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, 20 their children, and their country hang on the decision...presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is 25 eloquent ; then, self devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out-running the deductions of...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...ornaments and studied contrivances of speech, shock and . disgust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, their children, and their country,...hour. Then, words have lost their power, rhetoric ia vain, and all elaborate oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1829 - 252 pages
...men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, their children, and the country, hang on their decision of the hour. Then words have lost their power,...presence of higher qualities. Then) patriotism is e|-. oqnent; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out-running the deductions of logic,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - 1829 - 276 pages
...contrivances of speech, shock and dis* gust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, i their children, and their country, hang on the decision...rhetoric is vain, and all elaborate oratory contemptible. Eveu genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
...ornaments, and studied contrivances of speech, shock and disgust men, when their own lives, and the fate of their wives, their children, and their country,...The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of loa;ic, the high purpose, the firm resolve, the dauntless spirit, speaking on the tongue, beaming from...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1830 - 404 pages
...itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the' presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is 25 eloquent ; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out-running the deductions of loiric, tne high purpose, the firm resolve, the dauntless spirit, speuking on the tongue, beaming from...
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