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" But, when he speaks, what elocution flows! Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious accents fall, with easy art; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart! Wondering we hear, and fix'd in deep surprise, Our ears refute the censure of our... "
Avenia: Or, A Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species, and ... - Página 96
1805 - 358 páginas
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Where is it? A dictionary of common poetical quotations in the English language

Where - 1855 - 68 páginas
...Hamlet, act iii, scene 2. SHAKESPEARE. Lack-lustre eye. As You Like It, act ii, scene 7. SHAKESPEARE. 1 But when he speaks, what elocution flows Soft as the...easy art, Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Iliad, hook iii. POPE'S translation. Last, not least.1 King Lear, act i, scene 1. SHAKESPEARE. Lay...
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Homes of American Statesmen: With Anecdotical, Personal, and Descriptive ...

1855 - 484 páginas
...stand, Nor raised his head nor stretched his sceptred hand; But when he speaks, what elocution flows I Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious...easy art ; Melting they fall and sink into the heart 1 " His voice is described as rich and melodious. His personal appearance is thus given by Wm. Sullivan...
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Scrap Book on Law and Politics, Men and Times

George Robertson - 1855 - 404 páginas
...ground As one unskilled, or dumb, he seemed to stand. Nor raised his head, nor stretched his sceptered hand. But when he speaks, what elocution flows, Soft...descending snows, The copious accents fall with easy ait. Melting, they fall, and sink into the heait. Wondering, we hear, and fixed in deep surprise, j...
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Quintilian's Institutes of oratory: or, Education of an orator ..., Volumen2

Marcus Fabius Quintilianus - 1856
...ground ; As one unskill'd or dumb, he seemed to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretch'd his sceptred hand ; But, when he speaks, what elocution flows ;...art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart. greater sweetness can certainly be imagined ; but desiring to give a notion of the highest power of...
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The most eminent orators and statesmen of ancient and modern times ...

David Addison Harsha - 1857 - 518 páginas
...was it to listen to a voice of such surpassing melody! The utterance of Mr. Clay was most charming: " But when he speaks, what elocution flows. Soft as...easy art, Melting they fall and sink into the heart." What astonishing effects have been produced by such a voice! Much" of the force, splendor, and fascination...
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English style

George Frederick Graham - 1857
...spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." Homer, speaking of the eloquence of Ulysses : — " Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious...easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart !" Pope's translation. Milton, describing the standard of the reprobate angels, says that it — "...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1859 - 478 páginas
...when he speaks, what elocution flows ! Soft as the flceces of descending snows, The copious aecents nd Routledge ! Wondering we hear, and fix'd in dcep surprise, Oar ears refute the censure of our eyes." The king...
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English Composition and Rhetoric: A Manual

Alexander Bain - 1867 - 343 páginas
..." He came like night.'1'' The eloquence of Ulysses is described by the help of a similitude : — " Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious...easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! " The Figures of Similarity are these : — 1. Simile, or Comparison. 2. Metaphor. 3. Personification....
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English Style; or, a course of instruction for the attainment of a good ...

George Frederick GRAHAM - 1869 - 358 páginas
...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.' ' Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious...art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart.' Pope's translation. Milton, describing the standard of the reprobate angels, says that it — ' Shone...
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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of William Pitt Fessenden: (a ...

1870 - 82 páginas
...eloquence, though ordinarily Homer's description of the oratory of Ulysses might be partially applied: "But when he speaks what elocution flows, Soft as the fleeces of descending snows." It may be said of him what was once remarked of a distinguished French orator, that he said just what...
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