The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for Declamation in Schools, Academies, Lyceums, Colleges: Newly Tr. Or Comp. from Celebrated Orators, Authors, and Popular Debaters, Ancient and Modern. A Treatise on Oratory and Elocution. Notes Explanatory and Biographical (Google eBook)

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Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company, 1852 - Elocution - 558 pages
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Contents

Duellists Honor England
43
Lay Conceals what Night Reveals Nichol
44
Sonnet White
45
Fortitude Anonymous
46
The United States of Europe Hugo
47
The Peace Congress of the Union Everett
48
The Spirit of the Age Beckwith
49
Moses in Sight of the Promised Land Peabody
50
Justice Carlyle
51
Tomorrow Cotton
52
Eloquence of Action Webster
53
The Christian Orator Villemain
54
22 Affectation in the Pulpit Cowper
55
Utility of History De Sigur
56
False Coloring Lent to War Chalmers
57
Deaths Final Conquest Shirley
58
The Saviours Reply Milton
59
Nobility of Labor Dewey
60
Labor is Worship Osgood
61
Moral and Physical Science Chopin 02
62
The Order of Nature Pope
63
Compensations of the Imagination Akenside
64
The Great Distinction of a Nation Channing
65
What Makes a Ilero Taylor
66
To a Child Yankee
67
Americas Contributions Vtrptanck
68
The True King Hunt
69
Fate of Charles XII Johnson
70
Our Duties Sory
71
Love of Country Montgomery
72
Nature a Hard Creditor Carlyle
73
Times Midnight Voice Young
74
The Common Lot Afonromery
75
True Source of Reform Chopin
76
The Beacon Light Pardoe 11
77
Problem for the U States Boardman
78
The Ship or State hunt
79
Lines Longfellow
80
The Pilot Bayly
81
Death Typified by Winter Thomson
82
Religious Inducements James
83
Never Despair Lover
84
The Battlefield Bryant
85
Dizxy Activities Everett
86
The Good Great Man Coleridee
87
The Press Elliot
88
Defence of Poetry Wolfe
89
England Elliot
90
Hallowed Ground Campbell
91
Nature Proclaims a Deity Chateau briand
92
Abou Ben Adhero Hunt
93
Polonius to Laertes Shakspeare
94
International Sympathies Wayland
95
Worth of Fame Bailtie
96
Frivolous Pleasures Young
97
Science Religious Hitchcock
98
Triumphs of the English Language Lyons
99
The Days that are Gone Mackay
100
The Workshop and Camp
101
The Wise Mans Prayer Johnson
102
103
104
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110
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113
Caius Marius Sallust
115
Caius Gracchus Knowles
116
Galgacus Tacitus
117
Icilius on Virginias Seizure Maeautay
118
The Spartans March Hemans
119
Ode Collins
120
Canuleius against Patrician Arrogance Id
121
Catiline to his Army Jonsott
122
Spartacus to the Gladiators Kellogg
123
Brutus on Caesara Death Id
126
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139
Pare
143
PART THIRD
159
Exordium Demosthenes
165
12
171
Iewrt Nobility of Labor 60
189
The End of Government Pym
192
3 Reply to Walpole Earl of Chatham
198
On Threats of Violence Curron
245
Religions Distinctions Id
246
Banknotes and Coin Id
247
Lord J Russells Motion Id 2ts Mr Tierneys Motion Id
249
Defence of Pitt Id
250
Measures not Men Id
251
Balance of Power Id
252
Collision of Vices Id
253
England and America Mackintosh
254
Fate of Reformers Brougham
255
Parliamentary Reform Id
256
Religious Liberty OConnell
257
Irish Disturbance BUI
258
The Death Penalty Byron
259
Charges against Catholics Shtil 200
261
Irish Establishment Id
262
Repeal of Union Id
263
Englands Misrule Id
264
Civil War Lord Palmerston
265
Literary Property Id
277
International Copyright Id
278
Legislative Union Peel
279
Resistance Henry
281
War inevitable Id
282
Return of British Fugitives Id
283
Supposed Speech Otis
284
For Independence Lee
285
Federal Constitution Franklin
286
God Governs Id
287
For a Declaration Adams
288
Conclusion of foregoing Id
289
On Government Hamilton
290
U S Constitution Id
291
Aristocracy Livingston
292
Extent of Country Randolph
293
France and the U 8 Washington 204
294
Sanctity of Treaties Ames
295
The British Treaty Id
296
TheStrongestGovernmentjeerson
297
Freedom of Judges Bayard 146 Judiciary Act Morris
299
Free Navigation Id
300
Foreign Conquest Clinton
301
Innovations Madison
302
The Embargo Quincy
303
Disunion Pinkney
304
British Influence J Randolph
305
Greek Question Id
306
Virginia Constitution Id
307
Against Duelling Compilation
308
The Declaration J Adams
309
Washingtons Sword c Id
310
Union with Liberty Jackson
311
War Binney
312
U S Constitution Legari
313
On Returning to the U States Id
314
In Favor of War 1813 Clay
315
Jefferson Defended Id 8IS 166 Military Insubordination Id
317
Expunging Resolution Id
318
Independence of Greece Id
319
Prospect of War Calhoun
320
The Force BUI Id
321
Purse and Sword Id
322
Liberty the Meed Id
323
Popular Elections McDvffiei1A 175 Military Qualifications Sergeant
325
Opposition Webster
326
Moral Force Id
327
Sympathy with South America Id
328
The Poor and Rich Id
329
Sudden Conversions Id
330
Constitution Platform Id
331
Resistance to Oppression Id
332
Peaceable Secession Id
333
Justice to the Whole Id
334
Matches and Overmatches Id 835
336
S Carolina and Mass Id
338
Reply to Webster Hayne
339
The South in 1776 Id
340
The South in 1812 Id
341
Defalcations Prentiss
342
American Laborers ffaylor
343
Fultons Invention Hoffman
344
Sectional Services Cushing
345
National Hatreds Choate
346
Precedents Cass
347
On Intervention J Clemens
348
Hazards of Prosperity W R Smith
349
Flogging in the Navy Stockton
350
Govt Extravagance Crittenden
352
PART FOURTH FORENSIC AND JUDICIAL Pat 1 Liberty of the Press Curron
353
Habeas Corpus Act Id
354
Appeal to Lord Avonmore Id
355
On being found Guilty Emmet
357
Great Minds and Christianity Erskine
362
On Biasing Judgment Mansfield
364
Defence of Peltier Mackintosh
365
Instigators of Treason Wirt
366
Burr and Blcnnerhassett Id
367
Reply to Wickham Id
368
Guilt its own Betrayer Webster
369
Moral Power McLean
370
The Death Penalty Hugo
371
POLITICAL AND OCCASIONAL
373
Th 22d Dec Sir H Bulwer
381
PART SIXTH
401
Destruceion of the Philistines Milton
407
Rocks of My Country Id
413
IB Love of Country d
419
Bailorboys Dream Dimond
425
The Glove Id
431
Degeneracy of Greece
441
The OKavanagh
447
PART SEVENTH
459
RHETORICAL AND DRAMATIC
471
Catiline to his friends Croly 480 32
480
Duty to Ones Country More 486 37
486
Brutus and Titus jCee 492 43
492
PART NINTH
531
Whittling J Pierpont
537
Merchant and Stranger Smith
544
Puffs Account of Himself Sheridan
550
The Sanctuary Id 657
557

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Page 501 - Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him ; The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do.
Page 295 - The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. So far as we have already formed engagements, let them be fulfilled with perfect good faith. Here let us stop. Europe has a set of primary interests, which to us have none, or a very remote, relation. Hence she must be engaged in frequent controversies, the causes of which are essentially foreign to our concerns. Hence, therefore,...
Page 222 - It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in, glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendour, and joy.
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Page 126 - Romans, countrymen, and lovers ! hear me for my cause ; and be silent, that you may hear : believe me for mine honor : and have respect to mine honor, that you may believe : censure me in your wisdom ; and awake your senses, that you may the better judge. If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar's, to him I say, that Brutus' love to Caesar was no less than his.
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