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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 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 eloquence, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from...every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist hi the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. Affected passion, intense expression, the pomp of...
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Webster and His Master-pieces, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - Legislators - 1854
...and moral endowments. Clearness, force and earnestness, are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....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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Life of Daniel Webster

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - 1854 - 498 pages
...to two statesmen, whose superiors have nevei risen up, and possibly may never rise up, among us : " True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....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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Webster and His Master-pieces, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - Legislators - 1854
...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...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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot bo brought from far. Labor and learning may toil for...marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It most exist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. Affected pission, intense expression, the...
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Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States ..., Volume 139

George Washington - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1909 - 119 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 to it ; they cannot reach it. It comes, if it comes at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain...
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The Power of Speech and how to Acquire it: A Comprehensive System of Vocal ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - Oratory - 1909 - 250 pages
..."earnestness" constitute the series, being a group of three important words of different meanings. 103 It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion. This is a group of three important phrases of different meanings and therefore a series. There are...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1910 - 365 pages
...eternal grave. ( 213.) Clearness, fbrce and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech....learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. \\~brds and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot cbmpass it. It must exist in the...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1910 - 365 pages
...eternal grave. ( 213.) Clearness, force and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far. Laborand learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled...
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Vocal Expression in Speech: A Treatise on the Fundamentals of Public ...

Henry Evarts Gordon - Elocution - 1911 - 315 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 to it ; they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outbreaking of a fountain...
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