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" ... can be very powerfully affected. What can be more ludicrous, than an orator delivering stale indignation, and fervour of a week old; turning over whole pages of violent passions, written out in German text ; reading the tropes and apostrophes into... "
The Works of Sydney Smith - Page 9
by Sydney Smith - 1844 - 333 pages
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...aipired, and which neither Cicero nor Demolihenes was able to reach " Th-: prejudices of the Englifh nation have proceeded a good deal from their hatred to the French ; and becauie that country is the native soil of degree, animation, and g:;ice, з. certain patriotic lohdity,...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1844
...text ; reading the tropes and apostrophes into which he is hurried by the ardour of his mind; and so affected at a preconcerted line, and page, that he...characteristics of this; so that an adventurous preacher is afraid of violating the ancient tranquillity of the pulpit ; and the audience are commonly apt to...
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The North American Review, Volume 59

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1844
...the ardor of his mind ; and so affected by a preconcerted line and page, that he is unable to proceed farther ? The prejudices of the English nation have...characteristics of this ; so that an adventurous preacher is afraid of violating the ancient tranquillity of the pulpit, and the audience are commonly apt to...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 29

Theology - 1872
...text; reading the tropes and apostrophes into which he is hurried by the ardor of his mind ; and so affected at a preconcerted line and page that he is unable to proceed any further." 1 If a sermon be a kind of dignified conversation, then the extemporary sermon must have...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 20

Theology
...German-text ; reading the tropes and apostrophes Into which he is hurried by the ardour of his mind ; and so affected at a preconcerted line and page, that he is unable to proceed farther ? — Sydney Smith. PREACHING IN AND TUNING OUT. SIR, — I am accustomed to worship in a sanctuary...
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Pulpit Elocution: Comprising Suggestions on the Importance of Study; Remarks ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1846 - 408 pages
...text ; reading the tropes and apostrophes into which he is hurried by the ardour of his mind ; and so affected at a preconcerted line, and page, that he...and grace, a certain patriotic solidity, and loyal awkardness, have become the characteristics of this ; so that an adventurous preacher is afraid of...
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Essays

Sydney Smith - 1847
...text ; reading the tropes and apostrophes into which he is hurried by the ardour of his mind ; and so affected at a preconcerted line and page, that he is unable to proceed any further ! The prejudices of the English nation have proceeded a good deal from their hatred to the...
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Essays and Reviews ...

Edwin Percy Whipple - American literature - 1848 - 360 pages
...his mind ; and so affected by a preconcerted line and page, that he is unable to proceed farther 1 The prejudices of the English nation have proceeded...elegance, animation, and grace, a certain patriotic stolidity and loyal awkwardness have become the characteristics of this ; so that an adventurous preacher...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - British literature - 1848
...text ; reading the tropes and apostrophes into which he is hurried by the ardour of his mind ; and so affected at a preconcerted line, and page, that he is unable to proceed any further ! The prejudices of the English nation have proceeded a good deal from their hatred to the...
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After-Dinner Table-Talk

Chetmond Gnelyu, Esq. - 1850
...text ; reading the tropes and apostrophes into which he is hurried by the ardour of his mind ; and so affected at a preconcerted line and page, that he is unable to proceed any farther ! — Sydney Smith. VOLUMINOUS TRIFLING. Dr. Shaw, the naturalist, was one day showing to a friend...
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