Elocutionary Manual; The Principles of Elocution with Exercises and Notations

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 Excerpt: ... The seals of office glitter in his eyes; 3 v-v v 2 He climbs, he pants, he grasps them. At his heels, v v Close at his heels, a demagogue ascends, And with a dext'rous jerk soon twists him down, iCh Ex v v And wins them,... but to lose them in his turn. Ancestry.--Alex. Bell. 3 If we must look to ancestry ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 Excerpt: ... The seals of office glitter in his eyes; 3 v-v v 2 He climbs, he pants, he grasps them. At his heels, v v Close at his heels, a demagogue ascends, And with a dext'rous jerk soon twists him down, iCh Ex v v And wins them,... but to lose them in his turn. Ancestry.--Alex. Bell. 3 If we must look to ancestry for fame, 'v,, Let us at least deal justly with mankind. Why should we rake the ashes of the dead.V For honours only? why conceal their crimes? 3 v. We snatch our fathers' glories from the dust, v, 4 E v And wear them as our own: Why should we seek. To cover with oblivion their shames? as v. st v The frailties of our sires set full in view I IF Might teach their children modesty. Anger.--Baillie. 4 V:v-v 3 v, Out upon thee, fool! Go, speak thy... comforts 0 v To spirits tame and abject as thyself: i v a Ho They make me... mad. Avar1ce.--Pope. Wealth in the gross is death, but life diffused; As poison heals, in just proportion used: In heaps, like ambergris, a stink it lies, 4 v K But, well dispersed, 1s 1ncense to the sk1es. BEAUTY.--Baillie. 3-M s.v / To make the cunning artless, tame the rude, 1 / v Subdue the haughty, shake the undaunted soul; i sv.' Yea, put a bridle in the lion's mouth, St.' And lead him forth as a domestic cur,--Wa.v These are the triumphs of all powerful beauty. BLINDNESS.--Milton. Oh! dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, PI v v.v Irrevocably dark--total eclipse--/ Without all hope of day! I S Oh, first created beam, and thou, great Word. Or v "Let there be light," and light was over all: I Pl.K, K Why am I thus bereav'd thv prime decree?./ CHARITY.--Itoioe. 3.v Think not, the good, V The gentle deeds of mercy thou hast done, Shall die forgotten all: the poor, the prisoner, The fatherless, the friendless, and the wid...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150343902
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 82
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.17 (d)

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