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" 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 marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man,... "
American Quarterly Review - Page 307
edited by - 1831
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...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 When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1830 - 520 pages
...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...passion, intense expression, the pomp of declamation, nil may aspire after it — they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...from far. 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...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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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...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. 2. Words and phrases may be marshaled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 295 pages
...conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cnnnot 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 compass it. Jt must exist in the...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1834 - 215 pages
...moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness, are the qualities which produce conviction. 2. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....exist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. 3. Affected passion, intense expression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it ; they cannot...
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

Law - 1834
...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...subject, and in the occasion. Affected passion, intense ex' pression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it — they cannot reach it. It comes,...
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Faustus, a dramatic mystery; The bride of Corinth; The first Walpurgis night ...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1835 - 491 pages
...of it. It was bold, manly, and energetic ; and such as the crisis required. When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great...toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled ill every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion....
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 pages
...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 in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...conviction. 2. 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...man, — in the subject, — and in the occasion. 3. Affected passion, intense expression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it; they cannot...
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