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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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The Christian Spectator

Theology - 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...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 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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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 1

John Sanderson - 1828
...to the people of all the colonies. North Carolina alone had yet come out with an explicit desire lor the occasion. Affected passion, intense expression,...pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it, but they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outhreaking of a fountain from the earth,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1829 - 252 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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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 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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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...Labor and learning may toil for if, 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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 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...subject, and in the occasion. Affected passion, intense egression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it — they^cannot reach it. It comes, if...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1830 - 520 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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Remarks on the Life and Writings of Daniel Webster of Massachusetts

George Ticknor - 1831 - 48 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 in...
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A Memoir of the Life of Daniel Webster

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - Lawyers - 1831 - 234 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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