The Philosophy of Rhetoric

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Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1911 - 177 pages

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Page 39 - In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old; But not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 98 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began: From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.
Page 153 - They returned back again to the same city from whence they came forth ;" instead of, " They returned to the city whence they came.
Page 166 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them. Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
Page 134 - I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel. Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
Page 88 - Solomon the son of David, who built the temple of Jerusalem, was the richest monarch that reigned over the Jewish people.
Page 161 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib : but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page 155 - Reserved him to more wrath; for now the thought Both of lost happiness and lasting pain Torments him; round he throws his baleful eyes, That witnessed* huge affliction and dismay Mixed with obdurate pride and steadfast hate.
Page 80 - One may have an air •which proceeds from a just sufficiency and knowledge of the matter before him, which may naturally produce some motions of his head and body, which might become the bench better than the bar.
Page 139 - At length Erasmus, that great injur'd name, (The glory of the priesthood and the shame !) Stemm'd the wild torrent of a barbarous age, And drove those holy Vandals off the stage.

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