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THE

BOOK OF ELOQUENCE:

A

COLLECTION OF EXTRACTS

IN

PROSE AND VERSE,

FROM THE MOST FAMOUS ORATORS AND POETS;

INTENDED AS EXERCISES FOR DECLAMATION IN COLLEGES

AND SCHOOLS.

BY CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER.

“ Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special
observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature."-SHAKSPEARE

Quid facundia posset
Re patuit

.."-Ovid, Mat. Lib. xiil.

BOSTON:
LEE AND SHEPARD, PUBLISHERS.
NEW YORK: CHARLES T. DILLINGHAM

1887.

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