The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice, with a Rhetorical Notation, Illustrating Inflection, Emphasis, and Modulation, and a Course of Rhetorical Exercises : Designed for the Use of Academies and High-schools
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Page 106 - from the utmost parts of the earth, to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, a greater than Solomon is here. The men of Nineveh shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonas ; and behold, a greater than Jonas is here. 1.
Page 98 - he which had received the one talent came, and said, Lord, I knew thee, that thou art a hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strewed :—And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth : lo, there thou hast
Page 133 - and the stranger would tread o'er his head And we far away on the billow ! « Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. t
Page 136 - is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants. 24. And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him which owed him ten thousand talents. 25. But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to
Page 291 - hand and foot ? Sir, we are not weak, if we make a proper use of those means which the God of nature hath placed in our power. Three millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as that which we possess, are invincible by any
Page 133 - 1 ( ) Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note^. As his corse to the ramparts we hurried'; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave, where our Hero we buried, 2 We buried him darkly ; at dead of night; The sods with our bayonets turning,
Page 103 - seed are the children of the kingdom: but the tares are the children of the wicked one ;—the enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels. 2. For to one is given by
Page 291 - to the God of hosts, is all that is left us. They tell us, sir, that we are weak—unable to cope with so formidable an adversary*.. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year'? Will it be when we are totally disarmed, and
Page 137 - saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done. 32. Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst
Page 90 - And delivered just Lot, vexed •with the filthy conversation of the wicked: (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their* unlawful deeds;) The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished. 2.