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" The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of logic, the high purpose, the firm resolve, the dauntless spirit, speaking on the tongue, beaming from the eye, informing every feature, and urging the whole man onward, right onward to his object, —... "
The American Quarterly Review - Page 66
by Robert Walsh - 1827
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; 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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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then self-devotion...higher than eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, go& like action. In July 1776, the controversy had passed the state of argument. An appeal had been...
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A Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services ..., Volume 45, Issue 5

Daniel Webster - 1826 - 62 pages
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion...or rather it is something greater and higher than all eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July 1776, the controversy had passed...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson, Robert Waln, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1827
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then patriotism is eloquent, then self-devotion...eloquence, it is action, noble sublime, godlike action." While Mr. Adams was thus lending his whole soul to the advancement of the measure, he was also a member...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, self-devotion...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
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, self-devotion...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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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 pages
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion...or, rather, it is something greater and higher than all eloquence, — it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July, 1776, the controversy had...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, selfdevotion...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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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...oratory contemptible. Even genius itself then feels rebuked, and subdued, as in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then self-devotion...beaming from the eye, informing every feature, and Eulogies on Adams and Jefferson. [ArntL. urging the whole man onward, right onward to his object —...
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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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