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ed. The quantity of exemplifica- the preference over many other tion, usually found in most works grammars, and particularly above of this nature, he has rejected, as those by Chambaud and Wanascalculated only to perplex the stu- trocht, which have received 'the, dent. He has avoided those “mi sanction of high literary authority fute distinctions, which envelope in England, and have been used essential rules in utrivial excep- by the first teachers in this coun-' tions?! In the general plan of try, as the best introductions to 'a Grammar, he has not differed from knowledge of the French language. other compilers, and his new mod- The typographical negligence ification does not entitle him by of this small volume' (which has any means to a rank above them two closely printed pages of « Erin point of utility or convenience. rata”) is almost unpardonable. It
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IGENCE, no!) mitandteib - Our most fervent wishes for a liberall Without hazardingi a decision of his patronage of the publication, of which own,on the intricate question of the res the following is a prospectus, induces spective excellence of ancient and tied! as to give it an early insertion in the ern eloquence, he confidently trusts that Anthology.
his compilation will not be thought to « Proposals by John Watts, of Phila. weaken the opinion that, were la colleco delphia, for publishing by subscription, tion of the best specimens of the latterto in mecliuin octavo, Select Speeches, fo. be formed, it might fearlessly challenge rensick and parliamentary, with illus- a comparison with the celebrated ethi. trative remarks, by Ni Chapman, MD. bitions of Grecian and Roman oratory Pietatem gravem ac meritis si forte virum quem Of the pretensions of the work Conspexere, silent ; ad rectisqne auribus adstant; publick favour the Editor conceites lits Iste regit didtis animes et pectora mulcet.Virg The design of the work, as the title
I. It is an attempt, and the only one imports, is to draw irom the exchequer
to perpetuate Modern Eloquence. 3:16 of modern eloquence the most, distin.. guished speeches, and to publish them,
+ What direct memorial, says' 1 collectively. These splendid productions,
writer, would remote posterity hare te to many of which “Demosthenes would
ceived, even of the existence of the tal have listened with delight, and Cicero
ent, were not a few of Mr. Burke's Orse with envy," are permitted, by a strange
tions incorporated with bis works? Bu, Insensibility to their value,to be scatter."
gorgeous ás is certainly the rhetorickor ed, with the refuse of literature, in the
Edmund Burke, will his speeches alone perishable shape of a pamphlet, or to be.
convey an adequate "representation of preserved imperfectly in the rapid sy,
the extent, variety, and richness of the nopses of the Chronicles of the day. It
eloquence of the age in which he lived? is to be regretted that, in consequence . It will present at one yew to the of this neglect, some of the finest dis. Lawyer and Statesman, those learned plays of modern elocution are already and lucid discussions of politicks and iiretrievably lost, and that the rest must. jurisprudence, which are, eminently inevitably be swept away by the current subsidiary to his investigations, and, of time, if an effort be not fostered to wlrich, as now dispersed, are alwus. give them a more permanent form.. difficult of access, and frequently not to The diligent researches of the Editor, be procured at any price.
13 though sometimes disappointed, have III. It will afford a correct modett been, or the whole, rewarded with a' for the study of Oratory, wi 0.5 12.06 success very disproportioned to the The calm, temperate, Argumentative moderate expectations with which he manner of the moderns differs too wider went to the task
ly from the bold, vehement, figurative He has found, concealed in the cabi. style of the ancient orations, to renders nets of the cúrious, and in the hoards of them, notwithstanding their various “ literary misers," a sufficient number beauties, a standard altogether proper of the brightest gems,” to authorise for emulation... him to exchange the toils of gleaning A speaker, who should at this time for the perplexity of selection.
adventurously imitate the impetuous. * He proposes to make indisputable evi. strains, or the lofty flights, which mark dence of the genuineness of every speech the classick elocution-who should dare; the invariable criterion of his choice,and to pour " the torrent, or spread the will admit ho one into the work which splendid conflagration," would probahas not distinct claims from importance bly excite not more surprise, or PDof matter and brilliancy of diction. voke greater merriment, by appearing.
before his audience enrobed in the gro us. Let us therefore encourage its tesque costume of antiquity s ites growth till it becomes the distinguish.
Whatever tends to improve or to wis ing feature of the American people. . den the dominion of speech cannot be . Let us, since we are excluded from an object of indifference in a common many of the means which advance the wealth.'
glory of a nation, endeavour to exalt Eloquence has always been admired our fame by excelling in one of the no. and studied by every free people. . It blest qualities of our nature. 1 P engages particularly their attention, be., Like a polished republick of anticause it opens to them the widest ave. quity, we will be content to be charac. nue to distinction. Compared to it, the terized by our commerce and our ora. influence of the other attributes, which tory. The winds which waftrthere. elevate to rank, or confer authority, is dundant products of our industry to the feeble and insignificant. In Greece and remotest regions may also bear onu rek Rame it røse, by, cultivation, to the nown as the most eloquent people of loftiest pitch of refinement, and the hig. the earth.
poloni' , tory of those states confirms. by innu- Conditions. I. The work will be comprised in
3 or 4 vols. 8vo. II, It will be elegantly printed
on fine paper, and with a type bold and distinct Eloquence is Power.. . y gye II. The price to subscribers will be twg dollar
and fifty cents, each volume. To non-subscri: But no where has a condition of things
bers, three dollars. IV. It is contemplated to put prevailed, holding out stronger incite the work to press on this first of November 11, 21 ments to its acquirement, or more aus. picious opportunities for its profitable Mr. Field of this town'has published exertion. than in the United States. an engraving of Gen. Hamilton from a There are, indeed, in the peculiar con portrait painted by Trumbull. struction of our political institutions, Dr. Ramsay, of South Carolina, au-' advantages to the orator, which did not thor of the history of the American rebelong even to the ancient democracies. volütion, is writing a life of Washington." The complex fabrick of our federative We learn that I. Riley & Co. of New. system has multiplied, beyond the ex-, York, have now in press, which they will ample of any government, legislative shortly publish, the translation of a new Assemblies, and judiciary establish- & very interesting work, which first apo ments ; each of which is not only a ,peared in Paris, only about two months school to discipline eloquence, but also, since. This work is entitled, “A a field that yiells the abundant harvest Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra, of its honours and emoluments. ; Firma, or the Spanish Main, in South
With us an additional motive exists, America, during the years of 1801, to stimulate generous ambition to he, 1802, 1803, and 1804; containing a culture of oratory. The nation has a description of the Commandery or Dis-, character to receive. We can scarcely trict of Caraccas, composed of the hope to create, and emblazon one with Provinces of Venezuela, Maracaibo the glitter of, military deeds. The nat. Varinas, Spanish Guiana, Cumana, and ural felicities of our situation will for the Island of Margaretta with parti, bid, perhaps for a considerable period, culars relative to the Discovery, Con." our becoming warlike. Reputation' quest, Topography, Legislation, Comus from the improvements of literature, or, merce, Finances, Inhabitants and Proc science, or the arts, is equally denied' ductions of those Provinces, with a to us.'n Centuries must elapsc before view of the manners and customs of we can arrive at this enviable eminence. the Spaniards, and of the Indians, both The adolescence of a people is not the civilized and uncivilized, by E. Depons, season which produces such improve.' late Agent of the French Government ments. They are the offspring of a , at Caraccas." This work which, much riper age.
from our daily increasing commerce, Hitherto we are chiefly known by ä , and communication with the Spanish hardy spirit of commercial enterprise, 'Colonies, with that of Caraccas, more and by the uncommon possession of the particularly, would at any time attract faculty of publick speaking, which are in a high degree, the curiosity of the the probable germinations of our future American Publick must, we presume, character. Into these directions the from recent occurrences, be, at this mon genius of the country is pressed by ment, peculiarly interesting. We feel causes not readily to be controled. Elo- desirous to ascertain, from the report of quence seems to fourish well among an acute and well qualified observer