Philosophy of Rhetoric

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Woolworth, Ainsworth, 1882 - Всего страниц: 293
 

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Стр. 252 - In mere oppugnancy: the bounded waters Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores, And make a sop of all this solid globe: Strength should be lord of imbecility, And the rude son should strike his father dead: Force should be right; or, rather, right and wrong, (Between whose endless jar justice resides) Should lose their names, and so should justice too.
Стр. 155 - Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
Стр. 272 - FAINTLY as tolls the evening chime Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn. Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The rapids are near and the daylight's past.
Стр. 265 - I was all ear, !(« And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of Death.
Стр. 258 - We next went to the school of languages, where three professors sat in consultation upon improving that of their own country. The first project was to shorten discourse by cutting polysyllables into one, and leaving out verbs and participles, because in reality all things imaginable are but nouns.
Стр. 275 - tis not to me she speaks: Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven, Having some business, do entreat her eyes To twinkle in their spheres till they return.
Стр. 60 - Labour and learning may toil for it, but they will toil in vain. Words and phrases may be marshalled in every way, but they cannot compass it. It must exist in the man, in the subject, and in the occasion.
Стр. 241 - A prescription must always be laid in him that is tenant of the fee, a tenant for life, for years, at will, or a copyholder, cannot prescribe, by reason of the imbecility of their estates.
Стр. 265 - Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
Стр. 270 - These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die; like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume...

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