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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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 40

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1852
...eloquence, which will be remembered as lung аз the Kiiglish Jungunge endures: brought from ihr. babor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in...be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass il. Jt must exist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. Affeeied piission. intense expression,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 40

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1852
...remembered as long as the English language endures : brought from far. Labor and learning may toll for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every vv.-iy. but they cannot compasa it. It mutt exist in the man, in the subject, and in the -Tension....
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The Works of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1853
...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 to it; they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain...
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Life and Memorials of Daniel Webster, Volume 1

Samuel P. Lyman - 1853 - 320 pages
...described years afterwards, in his eulogy on Adams and Jefferson. Hear him ! You will never tire. " 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 comes at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain...
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The Great Orations and Senatorial Speech of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1853 - 112 pages
...endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from...intense 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...
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Faust: a tragedy, Volume 1

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1853 - 632 pages
...speech. It cannot be brought from far. Labour and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vnin. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way,...intense expression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it — they cannot reach it. It 'comes, if it comes at all, like the outbreaking of a...
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The Works, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1854
...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 to it ; they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain...
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The Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - United States - 1854 - 221 pages
...endowments. Clearness, force, and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True elqquence, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from...intense 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...
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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....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 National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1854 - 324 pages
...from the earth, or the bursting forth of volcanic fires, with spontaneous, original, native force. 2. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man,—in the subject,—and in the occasion. 5. Then, words have lost thoir power, rhetoric is vain,...
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