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" ... to be very uneasy for the situation of the preacher. For I could not conceive how he would be able to let his audience down from the height to which he had wound them, without impairing the solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking... "
The book of good examples drawn from authentic history and biography ... - Page 120
by John Frost - 1846 - 288 pages
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 1

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness ;>f the fall. but.. ..no: the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic. The first sentence with, which he broke the awful silence was a quotation from Rousseau j " Socrates died...
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The British spy, or, Letters to a member of the British Parliament: written ...

William Wirt - Virginia - 1804 - 105 pages
...and dignity" of the subject, or perhaps snocking them bv the abruptness of the G fall. But — no : the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastick. The first sentence with which he broke the awful silence was a quotation from Rousseau...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1805 - 128 pages
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. But....no : the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic. The first sentence with which he broke the awful silence, was a quotation from Rousseau : " Socrates died...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1811 - 408 pages
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. But—no: the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic. The first sentence with which he broke the awful sf*lence, was a quotation from Rousseau : " Socrates died...
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent popular ...

Garnet Terry - 1812
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. But — no : the descent was as beautiful and sublime as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic ! ' The first sentence, with which he broke the awful silence, was a quotation from Rousseau : " Socrates died...
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The letters of the British spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1813 - 186 pages
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. But — no: the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic. The first sentence, with which he broke the awful silence, was a quotation from Rousseau: "Socrates died...
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The letters of the British spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 182? - 224 pages
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. Hut—no: the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastick. The first sentence, with which he broke the awful silence, was a quotation from Rousseau...
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The Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

Readers - 1818 - 263 pages
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. But — no : the descent was as beautiful and sublime as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic. The first sentence with which he broke the awful silence, was a quotation from Rousseau : " Socrates died...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1819 - 408 pages
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. But— no : the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic. The first sentence with which he broke the awful silence, was a quotation from Rousseau : " Socrates died...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1819 - 408 pages
...solemnity and dignity of his subject, or perhaps shocking them by the abruptness of the fall. But—no : the descent was as beautiful and sublime, as the elevation had been rapid and enthusiastic. You are to bring before you the venerable figure ' of the preacher—his blindness, constantly recalling...
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