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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 Works, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1854
...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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot bo 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 most exist in the man, in the subject, and...
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The Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - United States - 1854 - 221 pages
...vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist hi the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. Affected...expression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire to it ; they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain from...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1854 - 531 pages
...discipline, as well as by natural talent and natural temperament, for the part which he was now to act. 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 Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - United States - 1854 - 221 pages
...conviction.,y True eloquence, does not consist in speech. It cannot be* brought from far. 'Labor and learnmg 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 United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Readers - 1855
...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...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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Prose Writers of America: A Collection of Eloquent and Interesting Extracts ...

American prose literature - 1855 - 468 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 American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1855 - 444 pages
...conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from fai 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 Speaker: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Poetry, and ...

Charles Northend - Orators - 1856 - 256 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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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...Webster. 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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