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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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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of William Pitt Fessenden: (a ...

United States. Congress - 1870 - 98 pages
...though ordinarily Homer's description of the oratory of Ulysses might be partially applied: "But wheu he speaks what elocution flows, Soft as the fleeces of descending snows." It may be said of him what was once remarked of a distinguished French orator, that he said just what...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Acrostics - 1871 - 312 pages
...Crossed with as free a span the vault of heaven, As when twelve tribes knelt silently aloof." 8. " What elocution flows ; Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious accents fall with gentle art." 4. "In an evil hour, and a luckless night, From Garci's halls did he take his flight,...
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The Lay Preacher, Issue 4

Lay preaching - 1872 - 498 pages
...souls, His gentle eloquence like balm distils, And the sooth' d heart with secret pleasure fills ; The copious accents fall with easy art, Melting they fall, and sink into the heart. — Pope. THE CHKISTIAN PILGBIMAGE. IF men have been termed pilgrims, and life a journey, then we may...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope, with notes by T.A. Buckley

Homerus - 1874 - 494 pages
...loud, Like thunders rolling from a distant cloud." Nor raised his head, nor stretch'd his sceptred hand ; But, when he speaks, what elocution flows ! Soft as the fleeces of descending snows,10 The copious accents fall, with easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Wondering...
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Quintilian's Institutes of Oratory: Or, Education of an Orator, Volume 1

Quintilian - Oratory - 1876 - 518 pages
...unskill'd or dumb, he seemed to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretch'd his sceptred hand ; Kut, when he speaks, what elocution flows ; Soft as the...art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart. greater sweetness can certainly be imagined ; but desiring to give a notion of the highest power of...
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Third Series of Lectures to My Students: The Art of Illustration : Being ...

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Clergy - 1877 - 218 pages
...ground ; As one unskilled or dumb, he seemed to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretched his sceptred hand. But when he speaks, what elocution flows ! '...easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Wondering we hear, and, fixed in deep surprise, Our ears refute the censures of our eyes." k Nor...
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Homer's Iliad

Homer - 1877 - 558 pages
...ground, 280 As one unskill'd or dumb, he seem'd to stand, Nor raised 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 eves.'* The king...
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The Iliad of Homer

Homer - Achilles (Greek mythology) - 1878 - 596 pages
...280 ' 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...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,...
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Who Wrote It?: A Dictionary of Common Poetical Quotations in the English ...

Where, Who - Quotations - 1878 - 186 pages
...JOHN Non1us, The Parting (xvii. Cent.). But when he speaks, what elocution flows Soft as the Heeces of descending snows. The copious accents fall with...easy art, Melting they fall, and sink into the heart. POPE'S Translation of Iliad, bk. iii. Linked sweetness, long drawn out. MILTON, IS Allegro. Little...
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The Standard Speaker & Elocutionist ...

John William Kirton - Elocution - 1880 - 284 pages
...ground ; As one unskilled or dumb, he seemed to stand, Nor rais'd his head, nor stretched his sceptred hand. But when he speaks, what elocution flows ! Soft...easy art ; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart ! Wondering we hear, and, h'xed in deep surprise, Our ears refute the censure of our eyes." It will...
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