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" When public bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than it is connected with high intellectual and moral endowments. Clearness, force,... "
Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ... - Page 94
by Robert W. Lincoln - 1842 - 588 pages
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

Eulogies - 1826 - 426 pages
...are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...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, in the subject, and...
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A Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services ..., Volume 45, Issue 5

Daniel Webster - 1826 - 62 pages
...are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...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, in the subject, and...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...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, in the subject,...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson - United States - 1827
...bodies are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...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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American Quarterly Review, Volume 1

American literature - 1827
...be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions-excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than it is...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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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...be addressed on momentous occasions, — when great interests are at stake, and strong passions are excited, nothing is valuable in speech, farther than...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, in the subject, and...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...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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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 pages
...to be addressed on momentous occa•ions, •when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...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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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...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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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 pages
...are to be addressed on momentous occasions, when great interests are at stake, and strong passions excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than...Clearness, force, and earnestness, are the qualities which pioduce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far....
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