eloquence


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Well, Miss Monson, it struck me that the mistress of such a handkerchief MUST like poetry-- that is, flights of the imagination--that is, eloquence and pathos, as it might be engrafted on passion and sentiment.
Far from that, adorable young lady; but, that poetry, and eloquence, and flights of imagination, seem well applied.
The eloquence of Joe's arm surpassed the most impassioned language; and so did that of his lips--yet he said nothing, either.
Honeythunder's eloquence, I might have had no need to ask you what I am going to ask you.
There is this to be said for your shy, cautious man, that on the rare occasions when he does tap the vein of eloquence that vein becomes a geyser.
It was in the midst of one of his highest flights of eloquence, that a man, so aged as to walk with the greatest difficulty, entered the very centre of the circle, and took his stand directly in front of the speaker.
In the midst of the murmurs of applause, which succeeded so remarkable an effort of eloquence, a low, feeble and hollow voice was heard rising on the ear, as if it rolled from the inmost cavities of the human chest, and gathered strength and energy as it issued into the air.
It survived his strength to hide in the magnificent folds of eloquence the barren darkness of his heart.
Next, having remarked that, though not a master of eloquence, he had always considered that obligations of gentility obliged him to have with me a clear and outspoken explanation, he went on to say that he sought my hand in marriage; that he looked upon it as a duty to restore to me my honour; that he could offer me riches; that, after marriage, he would take me to his country seat in the Steppes, where we would hunt hares; that he intended never to visit St.
The goat's hoofs were tied, and the king's procurator resumed the thread of his eloquence.
It was regarded as a model of ecclesiastical, patriotic eloquence.
There were some strokes in this speech which perhaps would have offended Mr Allworthy, had he strictly attended to it; but he had now got one of his fingers into the infant's hand, which, by its gentle pressure, seeming to implore his assistance, had certainly out-pleaded the eloquence of Mrs Deborah, had it been ten times greater than it was.