The Rhetorical Manual, Or, Southern Fifth Reader: Embracing Copious and Elegant Extracts Both in Prose and Poetry : with a Treatise on Rhetorical Figures, and the Principles of Elocution
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The Rhetorical Manual, Or, Southern Fifth Reader: Embracing Copious and ...
D Barton Ross
Դիտել հնարավոր չէ - 2016
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Էջ 379 - flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labors, and the words move slow. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main
Էջ 165 - Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. 19. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learned to stray ; Along the cool, sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. 20. Yet e'en these hones from insult to protect,
Էջ 166 - birth, And Melancholy marked him for her own. 31. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere ; Heaven did a recompense as largely send : He gave to Misery (all he had) a tear, He gained from Heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. 32. No further seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties
Էջ 114 - wounds, And dip their napkins in his sacred blood ; Yea, beg a hair of him for memory ; And, dying, mention it within their wills, Bequeathing it, as a rich legacy, Unto their issue. 5. If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. You all do know this mantle ; I remember The first time ever
Էջ 379 - 4. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence; The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother
Էջ 252 - Kemote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise.
Էջ 113 - Body. 1. FRIENDS, Romans, countrymen! lend me your ears. I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them ; The good is oft interred with their bones : So let it be with Cffisar ! The noble Brutus Hath told you
Էջ 147 - some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in part; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy,
Էջ 148 - things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. — BACON.
Էջ 106 - Fountains, and ye that warble as ye flow, Melodious murmurs, warbling, tune his praise. Join voices, all ye living souls: ye birds, That singing up to heaven's gate ascend, Bear on your wings and in your notes his praise. Ye that in waters glide, and ye that walk The earth, and stately tread,