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" Nothing merits the name of eloquent or beautiful, which is not suited to the occasion, and to the persons to whom it is addressed. "
American Fashionable Letter Writer: Original and Selected, Containing a ... - Page 25
1850 - 224 pages
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...also to the capacity of our hearers, if we are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of eloquent or beautiful, which is not suited to the occasion,...addressed. It is to the last degree awkward and absurd, to attempt a poetical florid Style, on occasions when it should be our business only to argue and reason...
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1811
...to the capacity of our hearers, if We are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of elb^tteht or beautiful, which is not suited to the occasion, and to the persons tb whom it is addressed. It is to the last degree awkward and absurd, to attempt a poetical florid...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - 1816
...also to the capacity of our hearers, if we are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of eloquent or beautiful, which is not suited to the occasion,...addressed. It is to the last degree awkward and absurd, to attempt a poetical florid Style, on occasions when it should be our business only to argue and reason;...
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Lectures on rhetoric &c

Hugh Blair - 1820
...also to the capacity of our hearers, if we are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of eloquent or beautiful, which is not suited to the occasion,...addressed. It is to the last degree awkward and absurd, to attempt a poetical florid Style, on occasions when it should be our business only to argue and reason...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1820 - 345 pages
...capacity of your hearers, if you are to speak in puhlic. Nothing merits the name of eloquent or heautiful, which is not suited to the occasion, and to the persons...is addressed. It is to the last degree awkward and ahsurd, to attempt a poetical florid style, on occasions when it should he your hosiness only to argue...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - English language - 1821 - 318 pages
...adapt our style to the subject, and also to the capacity of our hearers, if we are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of eminent or beautiful, which...occasions when it should be our sole business to argue ' They hail thee master of a seven.fold skull, " ; With learning stor'd, with various fancy fall....
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte, Ludwig Ideler - 1823
...our hearers, if we are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of eloquent or beautiful, which it not suited to the occasion, and to the persons to'...addressed. It is to the last degree awkward and absurd, to attempt a poetical florid style, on occasions, when it should be our business only to argue and reason;...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 772 pages
...also to the capacity of our hearers, if we are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of eloquent ity ; but as this subject has been handled by several...in a light in which I have not seen it placed by attempt a poetical florid Style, on occasions when it should be our business only to argue and reason...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1826 - 306 pages
...capacity of your hearers, if you are to speak in puhlic. Nothing merits the name of eloqnent or heautiful, which is not suited to the occasion, and to the persons...is addressed. It is to the last degree awkward and ahsurd, to attempt a poetical florid style, on occasions when it should he your husiness only to argne...
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The Fashionable American Letter Writer, Or, The Art of Polite Correspondence ...

Letter writing - 1828 - 180 pages
...adapt our style to the subject; and also to the capacity of our hearers, if we are to speak in public. Nothing merits the name of eminent or beautiful, which...style on occasions when it should be our sole business fo argue and reason ; or to speak with elaborate pomp of expression before persons who comprehend nothing...
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