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" ... description whatever, has come up, in the one instance, to the pure sentiments of morality, or, in the other, to that variety of knowledge, force of imagination, propriety and vivacity of allusion, beauty and elegance of diction, strength and copiousness... "
Memoirs of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales - Page 111
1808
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The Speaker at Home: Chapters on Public Speaking and Reading Aloud

John Joseph Halcombe - Elocution - 1874 - 170 pages
...strength of expression, to which they had then been listening. From poetry up to eloquence there was not a species of composition of which a complete and perfect specimen mightnot have been culled, from one part or other of the speech to which he alluded." Lord Brougham...
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The Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 624 pages
...variety of knowledge, force of imagination, propriety and vivacity of allusion, beauty and elegance of diction, strength and copiousness of style, pathos...from that single speech, be culled and collected.' The task of selection from such a treasury of excellence is difficult ; but the following apostrophe...
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Oratory and Orators

William Mathews - Orators - 1878 - 448 pages
...speech of prodigious power. ( Burke went so far as to say that, from poetry up to eloquence, there was not a species of composition of which a complete and perfect specimen might not be culled from it. In reading the verbatim report of the speech, in cold blood, to-day, we find little...
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Great achievements of military men, statesmen, and others, selected by the ...

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...variety of knowledge, force of imagination, propriety and vivacity of allusion, beauty and elegance of diction, strength and copiousness of style, pathos,...from that single speech, be culled and collected.' The task of selection from such a treasury of excellence is difficult ; but the following apostrophe...
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The book of texts of ancient and modern history, &c, Volume 121

Francis Armstrong Power - Bible - 1879 - 614 pages
...variety of knowledge, force of imagination, propriety and vivacity of allusion, beauty and eloquence of diction, strength and copiousness of style, pathos...from that single speech be culled and collected." Mr. Stockdale was accused before Lord Kenyon, in the Court of King's Bench, for a libel against the...
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Graded Selections for Memorizing: Adapted for Use at Home and in School

John Bradley Peaslee - American literature - 1880 - 184 pages
...variety of knowledge, force of imagination, propriety and vivacity of allusion, beauty and elegance of diction, strength and copiousness of style, pathos...conception, to which we have this day listened with ardor and admiration. From poetry up to eloquence there is not a species of composition of which a...
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The elocutionist, a collection of pieces in prose and verse [by various ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1883
...elegance of diction, strength and copiousness of style, pathos and sublimity of conception, to which we, this day, listened with ardour and admiration. From...which a complete and perfect specimen might not, from (hat single speech be culled and collected. Burke. ADDITIONAL SELECTIONS IN PEOSE AND VERSE. On Criticism...
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Biographical memoir. The rivals

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - 1902
...strength of expression to which they had that day listened. From poetry up to eloquence, there was not a species of composition of which a complete and perfect specimen might not have been culled from one part or other of the speech to which he alluded, and which he was persuaded...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1855
...variety of knowledge, force of imagination, propriety and vivacity of allusion, beauty and elegance of diction, strength and copiousness of style, pathos...from that single speech, be culled and collected." Fox said, "that nil he hud ever heard or read, when compared with it, dwindled into nothing, and vanished...
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The North American Review, Volume 66

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1848
...however, in his celebrated eulogy on the oration, said, that from poetry up to eloquence, there was not a species of composition of which a complete and perfect specimen might not be culled from it. Now there is extant a verbatim report of the speech ; and Mr. Moore, in his Life...
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