Declaratives: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 221 pages
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Use in Literature DeclamationsBut perhaps he did himself most credit in declamation.ndash;Horatio Alger in Bound to Rise (Or, Up the Ladder).The rest of the declamation was crude enough, but Harry's impressed even the most ignorant of his listeners as superior for a boy of his age.ndash;Horatio Alger in Bound to Rise (Or, Up the Ladder).Here I fell down upon my knees, but not a single verse for declamation could I recall to my memory.ndash;Hans Christian Andersen in True Story of My Life.No, not even Gluck's declamation ever produced so prodigious an effect, and I am amazed by such skill and learning.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Gambara (tr Clara Bell and James Waring).This was the return they made for his clemency! In short, all the oratorical declamations of the Bourbons against the Bonapartists, which in our day are repeated against the republicans and the legitimists by the Younger Branch, flourished in the speech.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in An Historical Mystery.Mr. Speaker: I will not attempt to notice at any length the declamation of the honorable gentleman from Milford, for certainly I have heard nothing from his lips approaching to the dignity of argument.ndash;Joel Benton in A Unique Story of a Marvellous Career. Life of Hon. Phineas T. Barnum.At the epoch of the dissolution of the monarchical institutions, there remained in France only the School of Music of the Parisian national guard, and that of Singing and Declamation just mentioned.ndash;Francis W. Blagdon in Paris As It Was and As It Is (A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution), vols 1,2.As an actor, his declamation is not natural, and his deportment is too much that of a mannerist.ndash;Francis W. Blagdon in Paris As It Was and As It Is (A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution), vols 1,2.A method of singing, established on the best principles of the Italian school, applied to French declamation, is now in the press; and these publications are to be successively followed by other didactic works relative to the history of the art.ndash;Francis W. Blagdon in Paris As It Was and As It Is (A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution), vols 1,2.Her powerful voice fills the house, but she is not unfrequently out of tune: her declamation is noisy; while her masculine person gives her in all her motions the air of a Bacchante.ndash;Francis W. Blagdon in Paris As It Was and As It Is (A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution), vols 1,2.

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