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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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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 350 pages
...qualities which produce conviction. 2. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot he brought from far. Labor and learning may toil for...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 Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Elocution - 1847 - 408 pages
...not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may toil for it ; but they toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshaled in...pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it, but they cannot reach it. It comes, if it comes at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain from the earth,...
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The Moral Probe: Or One Hundred and Two Common Sense Essays on the Nature of ...

Levi Carroll Judson - Conduct of life - 1848 - 336 pages
...far. Labor and learning may toil for it; but they 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 comes at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain from the earth,...
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Town's Third Reader: Containing a Selection of Lessons, Exclusively from ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1848 - 288 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...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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Living Orators in America

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1849 - 462 pages
...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...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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Living Orators in America

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1849 - 462 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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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labor and learning may toil for u, ou.they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshaled...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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Biographical memoir [by Edward Everet] and speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - United States - 1851
...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 Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does 3 not consist in speech ; it cannot be brought from far : labor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil for it in vain: words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but 4 they cannot compass it. It...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...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...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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