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" 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 in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man,... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 44
by Daniel Webster - 1835
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

1827
...Clearness, force, and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far....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 from the...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 404 pages
...excited, nothing is valuable, in speech, farther than it is connected with high intellectual and 10 be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass...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 15 a fountain from...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 392 pages
...Clearness, force, and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far....it, but they will toil in vain Words and phrases may 10 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 1

John Sanderson, Robert Waln - 1828 - 274 pages
...to the people of all the colonies. North Carolina alone had yet come out with an explicit desire lor the occasion. Affected passion, intense expression,...the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it, but they cannot reach it. It comes, if it come at all, like the outhreaking of a fountain from the...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1830 - 404 pages
...from far. Labor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may 10 be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass...subject, and in the occasion. Affected passion, intense egression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it — they^cannot reach it. It comes, if...
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Remarks on the Life and Writings of Daniel Webster of Massachusetts

George Ticknor - 1831 - 48 pages
...Clearness, force, and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far....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 from the...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1832 - 295 pages
...Clearness, force, and earnestness, are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far....learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. 2. Words and phrases may be marshaled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1833 - 295 pages
...the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cnnnot be brought from far. Labor and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. 2. Words and phrases may be marshaled in every way, but they cannot compass it. Jt must exist in the...
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 12

1834
...Clearness, force, and earnestness are the qualities which produce conviction. True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from far....subject, and in the occasion. Affected passion, intense ex' pression, the pomp of declamation, all may aspire after it — they cannot reach it. It comes,...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - 1834 - 215 pages
...conviction. 2. 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...exist in the 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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