The Quarterly Journal of Speech, Volume 14

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Speech Communication Association, 1923 - Elocution
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Page 364 - Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Page 29 - WHAT time this worlds great workmaister did cast To make al things, such as we now behold, 30 It seemes that he before his eyes had plast A goodly Paterne, to whose perfect mould He fashioned them as comely as he could ; That now so faire and seemely they appeare, As nought may be amended any wheare.
Page 570 - I can never so far sacrifice my judgment to the desire of being immediately popular, as to cast my sentences in the French moulds, or affect a style which an ancient critic would have deemed purposely invented for persons troubled with the asthma to read, and for those to comprehend who labour under the more pitiable asthma of a short-witted intellect.
Page 283 - The sum of the whole is, that of our thirty-nine fathers who framed the original Constitution, twenty-one — a clear majority of the whole — certainly understood that no proper division of local from federal authority, nor any part of the Constitution, forbade the Federal Government to control slavery in the federal territories; while all the rest probably had the same understanding.
Page 21 - I have often observed that, on mimicking the looks and gestures of angry, or placid, or frighted, or daring men, I have involuntarily found my mind turned to that passion whose appearance I endeavoured to imitate...
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Page 357 - Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em, And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum.
Page 44 - Besides that his diflithe audience are more sure that the thoughts cu ty they hear expressed, are the genuine emanation of the speaker's mind at the moment,* their attention and interest are the more excited by their sympathy with one whom they perceive to be carried forward solely by his own unaided and unremitted efforts, without having any book to refer to...
Page 367 - With a Senate advising as the Constitution contemplates, I would hopefully approach the nations of Europe and of the earth, proposing that understanding which makes us a willing participant in the consecration of nations to a new relationship, to commit the moral forces of the world, America included, to peace and international justice, still leaving America free, independent and selfreliant, but offering friendship to all the world.
Page 40 - Memory proper, or secondary memory as it might be styled, is the knowledge of a former state of mind after it has already once dropped from consciousness; or rather it is the knowledge of an event, or fact, of which meantime we have not been thinking, with the additional consciousness that we have thought or experienced it before.

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