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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 marshalled... "
the valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived - Page 29
by george bush - 1844
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness, are the qualities which produce 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...
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Practical Elocution

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 312 pages
...moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness, are the qualities which produce conviction. 2. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....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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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...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 Probe: Or, One Hundred and Two Essays on the Nature of Men and Things

Levi Carroll Judson - Conduct of life - 1846 - 312 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 marshalled...intense expression, the 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...
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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - Elocution - 1846 - 440 pages
...necessary in all cases for eloquence. Webster has stated a philosophical truth in saying that " eloquence must exist in the man, in the subject and in the occasion. "\ Had he been expressly treating the point, he would probably have added, that of the three, " the...
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Elocution - 1847 - 408 pages
...and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness, are qualities that produce conviction. 5. " True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....far. Labor and learning may toil for it ; but they toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshaled in every way ; but they cannot compass it. It must...
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Town's Third Reader: Containing a Selection of Lessons, Exclusively from ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1848 - 288 pages
...and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness, are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but'they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. Affected...
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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
...The other writer observes, "Clearness, force and earnestness, are qualities that produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....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...
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Living Orators in America

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1849 - 462 pages
...and moral endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness, are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....intense 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...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Theology - 1849
...without regard to this essential element in all oratory. " True eloquence does not consist in speech. It must exist in the man ; in the subject; and in the occasion. The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of logic ; the high purpose ; the firm resolve ; the...
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