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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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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the ..., Volume 2

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1857
...his own burning phraseology. " 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, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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Progressive Fifth Elocutionary Reader

Salem Town - 1857
...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...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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Eminent Americans: Comprising Brief Biographies of Three Hundred and Thirty ...

United States - 1857 - 416 pages
...proper." JAMKS OTIS. •' ATIS was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusions, n depth V' of research, a rapid summary of historical events...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, ho hurried away all before...
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Eminent Americans: comprising brief biographies of leading statesmen ...

United States - 1857 - 509 pages
...proper." JAMES OTIS. '' ATIS was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth \J of research, a rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal autherities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence,...
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American Eloquence: A Collection of Speeches and Addresses by the ..., Volume 1

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1857
...from Brookllae, in the General Court, opposed the measures of the ministry. He wa« of fire ; with a at solicitude, urge me, on an occasion like the present, to offer to your solemn conte eients and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with ..., Volume 2

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1858
...of John Adams's letters : — " 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 authorites, a prophetic glance of his eye into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence,...
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ADDRESS

ROBERT C. WINTHROP - 1859
...cool reasoning, which were remarkable in his amiable character. But 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 eye into futurity, and a torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away everything before...
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ADVENTURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICANS;

HENRY HOWE - 1859
...with great mildness. " But," in the language of President Adams, " 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 hurried away all before...
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American eloquence

Frank Moore - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1859
...historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into fnturity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried...all before him. American Independence was then and there born." And he adds — "Every man of an immense crowded audience appeared to me to go away as...
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American eloquence: a collection of speeches and addresses, by the most ...

Frank Moore - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1859
...< historical e% ents and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes in futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all hefore him. Americi independence was then and there born. The seeds of patriots and heroes, to defend...
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