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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 Beauties of the Hon. Daniel Webster: Selected and Arranged, with a ...

Daniel Webster, James Rees - 1839 - 95 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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American Oratory, Or, Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1840 - 531 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. Il must exist in the man, in the subject, and...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1841 - 300 pages
...cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. 2. Words'and phrases may be marshaled in every way, but they cannot...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 earth,...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1842 - 588 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...in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must oxist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. Affected passion, intense expression, the pomp...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1842 - 311 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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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...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 everyway, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 300 pages
...are the qualities which produce conviction. 2. 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,...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 428 pages
...may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled 10 in every way, — they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man,...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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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - Readers - 1844 - 428 pages
...The marking to be applied as an extension of practice on Rhetorical Pauses.] 10 in every way,—they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the...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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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 432 pages
...will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled 10 in every way, — they cannot compass U. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in the...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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