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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ... - Page 131
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

1827
...qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out -running the deductions of logic, the high purpose, the firm...or rather it is something greater and higher than eloquence, tt is action, noble, snblune, god-like action, p. 213. — Webiter. [Arau, Of the figure...
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A Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services ..., Volume 45, Issue 5

Daniel Webster - 1826 - 62 pages
...in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out-running the deductions of...and higher than all eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July 1776, the controversy had passed the stage of argument. An appeal...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out-running the deductions of...or rather it is something greater and higher than eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, go& like action. In July 1776, the controversy had passed...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

1827
...in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of...and higher than all eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July, 1776, the controversy had passed the stage of argument. An appeal...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1827
...on Jefferson and Adams. 67 qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then self-devotion is eloquent The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of...or rather it is something greater and higher than eloquence, it is action, noble, sublime, god-like action." In this passage, the speaker shows himself...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson - 1827
...as in the presence of higher qualities. Then patriotism is eloquent, then self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of...or rather it is something greater and higher than eloquence, it is action, noble sublime, godlike action." While Mr. Adams was thus lending his whole...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

1827
...in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of...and urging the whole man onward, right onward to his object—this, this is eloquence ; or rather it is something greater and higher than all eloquence,...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

1827
...in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, outrunning the deductions of...every feature, and urging the whole man onward, right otfward to his object — this, this is eloquence ; or rather it is something greater and higher than...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...in the presence of higher qualities. Then, patriotism is eloquent ; then, self-devotion is eloquent. The clear conception, out-running the deductions of...higher than all eloquence, — it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July, 1776, the controversy had passed the stage of argument. An appeal...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...The clear conception, out-running the deductions of logic, the high purpose, the firm resolve, thet dauntless spirit, speaking on, the tongue, beaming...higher than all eloquence, — it is action, noble, sublime, godlike action. In July, 1776, the controversy had passed the stage of argument. An appeal...
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