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" Otis was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glare of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence,... "
American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ... - Page 54
1825 - 424 pages
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Elocutionary Reader

Salem Town - Readers - 1855 - 480 pages
...and loyalty in the subject. 4. Otis was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusion, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authdrities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence,...
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of...all before him. American Independence was then and there born.' He afterwards adds, 6 Every man of an immensely crowded audience appeared to me to go...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - World history - 1856 - 12 pages
...discourse which he pronounced, president Adams the elder says, ' Otis was a flame of fire ; with a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he harried away all before...
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The History of Massachusetts ...: The provincial period [1692-1775

John Stetson Barry - Massachusetts - 1856
...the gifted orator. " Otis," says Adams, who was one of ]i\? hearers, " was a flame of fire. "With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a propheticglance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away...
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Life and public services of John Quincy Adams: sixth President of the United ...

William Henry Seward - 1856 - 404 pages
...magnitude of the question, thus: "Otis was a flame of fire! With a promptitude of classical allusion, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams: Sixth President of the United ...

William Henry Seward - 1856 - 404 pages
...historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried...all before him. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE was then and there born. Every man of an unusually crowded audience, appeared to me to go away ready to take up...
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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the ..., Volume 1

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1857
...from Brooklme, ID lba Genoral Court, opposed the measures of the ministry. Be wat of fire ; with a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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American Eloquence: A Collection of Speeches and Addresses by the ..., Volume 1

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1857
...representative from BrooUloe, In the General Court, opposed the measures of the ministry. He w of fire ; with a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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American Eloquence: A Collection of Speeches and Addresses by the ..., Volume 2

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1857
...own burning phraseology. " Otis •was a flame of fire I With a promptitude of classical allusion, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all .before...
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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the ..., Volume 2

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1857
...his own burning phraseology. " Otis was a llame of fire ! With a promptitude of classical allusion, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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