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" But, when he speaks, what elocution flows! Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious accents fall, with easy art; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart! Wondering we hear, and fix'd in deep surprise, Our ears refute the censure of our... "
Avenia, Or, A Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species, and ... - Page 96
by Thomas Branagan - 1805 - 358 pages
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...complete idea of that mild and grace-i ful enunciation , which every person should endeavour to acquire. But when he speaks , what elocution flows! Soft as...descending snows, The copious accents fall , with easy art ; Mulling they fall , .md sink into the heart. It may be observed , that on the stage , a sentence...
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Chironomia; or, A treatise on rhetorical delivery

Gilbert Austin - Gesture - 1806 - 684 pages
...ground, As one unskil1'd or dumb, he seem'U to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor streteh'd his scepter'd hand; But when he speaks what elocution flows ! Soft...easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Wondering we hear, and lix'd in deep surprise; utters a word, as if to collect himself in the presence...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807 - 568 pages
...ground, C8O As one unskuTd or dumb, he seem'd to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretch'd his scepter'd hand ; But, when he speaks, what elocution flows!...descending snows, The copious accents fall, with easy art ; 285 Melting they fall, and sink into the heart! Wondering we hear, and fix'd in deep surprise ; Our...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 41

John Bell - 1807 - 472 pages
...Ať ono miskili'd or dumh, he sccrn'd to stand, ' Nor rais'd his head, nor strotch'd his fioe'ptral hand! ' But, when he speaks, what elocution flows...snows, ' The copious accents fall, with easy art; 285 'Melting they full, and sink into the heart! ' Wond'rini; we hear, :md fix'd in deep surprise,...
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The Iliad of Homer, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1808 - 574 pages
...unskilfd or dumh, he seem'd to stand, y or rals'd his head, nor stretch' d his scepter'd hand ; Bat, when he speaks, what elocution flows ! Soft as the fleeces of descending suows, The copious accents fall, with easy art; 285 Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Wondering...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 308 pages
...ground, As one unskill'd'or dumb, he seem'd to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretch' d his sceptred hand ; , But, when he speaks, what elocution flows;...into the heart! Wond'ring we hear, and fix'd in deep surprize, Our ears refute the censure of our eyes. POPE'S HOMER. Pallat / * Pallas arming. Pallas disrobes;...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Pope's Homer's ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 760 pages
...ground, As one unskill'd or dumb, he seem'd to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretch his scepter'd hand ; But when he speaks, what elocution flows !...with easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heurt ! Wondering we hear, and fix'd in deep surprize ; Our ears refute the censure of our eyes." The...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 1

English literature - 1813 - 352 pages
...ground ; As one unskill'd or dumb, he seem'd to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretch' d his sceptred hand , But, when he speaks, what elocution flows !...easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Wondering we hear, and, fix'd in deep surprise, Our ears refute the censure of our eyes.' The king...
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Law Miscellanies: Containing an Introduction to the Study of the Law: Notes ...

Hugh Henry Brackenridge - Law - 1814 - 608 pages
...rais'd his head, nor stretch'd his scepler'd hand ; But when he speaks, what elocution flows I vSoft as the fleeces of descending snows The copious accents...easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Wondering we hear, and fix'd in deep surprize ; Our ears refute the censure of our eyes. ' I would...
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The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology ..., Volume 1

Proclus - 1816 - 520 pages
...given of Ulysses in the third book of the Iliad, v. 22. which is thus elegantly paraphrased by Pope. But when he speaks what elocution flows! Soft as the...easy art ; Melting they fall and sink into the heart. 1 Nicephorus in his commentary on Synesius de Insomniis, p. 362. informs us that the Hecatic orb is...
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