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Humorous Sketches and Addresses - Page 18
by John P. Burt - 1879 - 159 pages
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The elocutionist: consisting of declamations and readings in prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...down my arms—never—never—never. XVI. SPEECH OF PATRICK HENRY. Mr. President—It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth—and listen to the song of that syren, till she tranforms us into beasts. Is this the part of...
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The History of the Rise and Progress of the United States of North ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - United States - 1836
...already come. " It is natural," said he, " to man, to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are prone to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that enchantress till she transforms us into beasts. There is no longer any room for hope. We must fight....
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The history of the United States of North America, from the ..., Volume 2

James Grahame - United States - 1836
...already come. " It is natural," said he, " to man, to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are prone to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that enchantress till she transforms us into beasts. There is no longer any room for hope. We must fight....
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837
...opposing Great Britain, at the breaking out of the revolutionary war.] Mr President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt...to the song of that Syren, till she transforms us unto beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty ? Are...
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Specimens of American eloquence, consisting of choice selections from the ...

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1837 - 383 pages
...towards the majesty of heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings. Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painj ful truth, and listen to the song of that syren, till she transI forms us into beasts. Is this...
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Pebblebrook: And the Harding Family

Henry Winsor - 1839 - 207 pages
...toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly Kings. Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of Hope: we are apt...truth, and listen to the song of that Syren, till she transform us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for...
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American oratory, or, Selections from the speeches of eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1840 - 531 pages
...revere above all earthly kings. Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of 2 hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1841 - 300 pages
...Majesty of Heaven, which he revered above all earthly kings. 3. " Mr. President, it is natural to maji to indulge in the illusions" of hope. We are apt to...painful truth, and listen to the song of that syren, b till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous"...
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Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

William Wirt - Biography & Autobiography - 1841 - 468 pages
...he revered above all earthly kings." " Mr. President," said he, " it is natural to man to indulge m the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes...a painful truth — and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this," he asked, " the part of wise men, engaged in a...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...toward the Majesty of Heaven, which he revered above all earthly kings " Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt...— and listen to the song of that syren, till she transform us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and ardent struggle for...
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