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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ... - Page 227
by Samuel Phillips Newman - 1829 - 252 pages
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out -running the deductions of logic, the high purpose, the firm...or rather it is something greater and higher than eloquence, tt is action, noble, snblune, god-like action, p. 213. — Webiter. [Arau, Of the figure...
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A Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services ..., Volume 45, Issue 5

Daniel Webster - 1826 - 62 pages
...feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...greater and higher than all eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July 1776, the controversy had passed the stage of argument. An...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...or rather it is something greater and higher than eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, go& like action. In July 1776, the controversy had passed...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...greater and higher than all eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July, 1776, the controversy had passed the stage of argument. An...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson, Robert Waln, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1827
...then feels rebuked and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then patriotism is eloquent, then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...or rather it is something greater and higher than eloquence, it is action, noble sublime, godlike action." While Mr. Adams was thus lending his whole...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...and urging the whole man onward, right onward to his object—this, this is eloquence ; or rather it is something greater and higher than all eloquence,...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...every feature, and urging the whole man onward, right otfward to his object — this, this is eloquence ; or rather it is something greater and higher than...
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American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science and ...

1828
...feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...greater and higher than all eloquence, — it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July, 1776, the controversy had passed the stage of argument. An...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, selfdevotion is eloquent. The clear conception,...urging the whole man onward, right onward, to his object—this, this is eloquence ; or, rather, it is something greater and higher than all eloquence,—it...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is 25 eloquent ; then, self devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out-running the...informing every feature, and urging the whole man onward, 30 right onward to his object — this, this is eloquence ; or rather it is something greater and higher...
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