Elements of the Art of Rhetoric: Adapted for Use in Colleges and Academies, and for Private Study

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A.S. Barnes & Burr, 1866 - English language - 305 pages
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Page 148 - And, sure, he is an honourable man. I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, But here I am to speak what I do know. You all did love him once, not without cause; What cause withholds you then to mourn for him ? O judgment, thou art fled to brutish beasts, And men have lost their reason! — Bear with me; My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, And I must pause, till it come back to me.
Page 272 - But, look, the morn in russet mantle clad, Walks o'er the dew of yon high eastern hill.
Page 272 - I will not leave you long ; For in your shades I deem some spirit dwells, Who from the chiding stream, or groaning oak, Still hears and answers to Matilda's moan.
Page 250 - And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one ; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.
Page 194 - THOUGH for no other cause, yet for this ; that posterity may know we have not loosely through silence permitted things to pass away as in a dream, there shall be for men's information extant thus much concerning the present state of the Church of God established amongst us, and their careful endeavour which would have upheld the same.
Page 148 - Tis his will. Let but the commons hear this testament — Which, pardon me, I do not mean to read — And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds, And dip their napkins...
Page 194 - Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them, for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation.
Page 271 - Advance, then, ye future generations! We would hail you, as you rise in your long succession, to fill the places which we now fill, and to taste the blessings of existence, where we are passing, and soon shall have passed, our own human duration. We bid you welcome to this pleasant land of the fathers. We bid you welcome to the healthful skies and the verdant fields of New England. We greet your accession to the great inheritance which we have enjoyed. We welcome you to the blessings of good government,...
Page 194 - Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for • ability. Their chief use for delight, is in private- J ness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business.
Page 66 - Blackstone's declaration that law is "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power of a state commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong.

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