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" Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do' — the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of his feelings, he raised his handkerchief to his... "
The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine - Page 532
1817
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De Witt's Perfect Orator: Comprising a Great Number of Readings, Recitations ...

Henry Llewellyn Williams - Recitations - 1872 - 180 pages
...do," the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until, his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...loud and irrepressible flood of grief. The effect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with the mingled groans, and sobs, and Shrieks of the...
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The Sixth Reader of the United States Series: Embracing, in Brief, the ...

Marcius Willson - Indiana - 1872 - 372 pages
...do" — the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until, his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...loud and irrepressible flood of grief. The effect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with the mingled groans, and sobs, and shrieks of the...
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An Elocutionary Manual: With an Introductory Essay on the Study of ...

Hiram Corson - Readers and speakers - 1875 - 432 pages
...— the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter, and fainter, 10 until his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...was some time before the tumult had subsided, so far as to permit him to proceed. Indeed, judging by the usual, but fallacious standard of my own weakness,...
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The Pacific Coast First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

Readers - 1875
...preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until, his utterance being nearly obstructed by the force of his feelings, he raised...into a loud and irrepressible flood of grief. The elfect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with the mingled groans, and sobs, and shrieks...
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The Scrap-book

American literature - 1875 - 544 pages
...do" — the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grow fainter and fainter, until, his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...handkerchief to his eyes, and burst into a loud and inexpressible flood of grief. The effect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with the mingled...
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Cyclopędia of moral and religious anecdotes. Ed. by J. Flesher

Kazlitt Arvine - 1877
...the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until his voice being entirely obstructed by the force of his feelings,...loud and irrepressible flood of grief. The effect was inconceivable : the whole house resounded with mingled groans and sobs, and shrieks. I could not...
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The Normal Fifth Reader

Albert Newton Raub - Readers - 1878 - 416 pages
...not what they do," the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter, until, his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...loud and irrepressible flood of grief. The effect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with the mingled groans, sobs, and shrieks of the congregation....
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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1878 - 142 pages
..." — the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until, his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...burst into a loud and irrepressible flood of grief. 9. The effect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with the mingled groans, and sobs, and shrieks,...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1878
...they do!"— the voice of the preacher, which all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until, his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...his eyes, and burst into a loud and irrepressible flow of grief. The effect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with tlie mingled groans and...
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Oratory and Orators

William Mathews - Orators - 1878 - 448 pages
...patience, the forgiving meekness of the Savior, his prayer for pardon of his enemies, " the effect was inconceivable. The whole house resounded with the...groans, and sobs, -and shrieks of the congregation." The accounts given of the effects wrought by some of Daniel Webster's speeches, seem almost incredible...
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