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" Clearness, force and earnestness, are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshaled... "
Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ... - Page 286
by C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may...but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and...
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A Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services ..., Volume 45, Issue 5

Daniel Webster - 1826 - 62 pages
...are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may...but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson, Robert Waln, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1827
...Labour and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must...pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it, but they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain from the earth,...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...Labor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must...expression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it—they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain from the...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may...but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and...
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The American Quarterly Review, Issues 1-2

Robert Walsh - American literature - 1827
...conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labour and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...Labor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain, Words and phrases may 10 be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must...expression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it — they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking of 15 a fountain from the...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may...but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may...but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labour and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and...
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