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A Text-Book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with ...
Gedeeltelijke weergave - 2023
adjective clauses adverb clauses Ali Pasha amphibrach Anglo-Saxon Balthazar Gťrard beauty Bring cśsura called comma complex sentences compound sentences connected denote dependent clauses Direction Direction.-Do Direction.-Point Direction.-Write sentences illustrating discourse English expression feeling feet figure foot give grammar heights of Weehawken iambus imagery independent infinitive phrases intellect justify the punctuation kind language learned live loose sentence meaning metaphors metonymy metre mind modifiers nature never noun clauses observe these rules oration participle perspicuity poem poet poetry points preceding Lesson predicate prepositional phrases preterits principal word pronouns prose pupil quality of style relation rhetoric rhetorical value rhyme rhythm-accent Roman seen sense sentences containing SENTENCES INTO PARAGRAPHS simple sentences speak speech stand stream substituted syllable synecdoche SYNTHESIS OF SENTENCES teach tence theme things thou thought tion tongue topic trochee truth verb verse writing observe written
Pagina 239 - QUEEN and huntress, chaste and fair, Now the sun is laid to sleep, Seated in thy silver chair, State in wonted manner keep: Hesperus entreats thy light, Goddess excellently bright. Earth, let not thy envious shade Dare itself to interpose; Cynthia's shining orb was made Heaven to clear when day did close: Bless us then with wished sight, Goddess excellently bright.
Pagina 121 - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
Pagina 273 - Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close Upon the growing Boy, But He beholds the light, and whence it flows, He sees it in his joy; The Youth, who daily farther from the east Must travel, still is Nature's Priest, And by the vision splendid Is on his way attended; At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day.
Pagina 274 - Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings from us, vanishings; Blank misgivings of a Creature Moving about in worlds not realised, High instincts before which our mortal Nature Did tremble like a guilty Thing surprised...
Pagina 262 - Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head ; And this our life exempt from public haunt Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones and good in everything.
Pagina 238 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Pagina 175 - I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their great pines groan aghast ; And all the night 'tis my pillow white, While I sleep in the arms of the blast.
Pagina 124 - Bozzaris ! with the storied brave Greece nurtured in her glory's time Rest thee — there is no prouder grave, Even in her own proud clime.
Pagina 143 - It is to that Union we owe our safety at home and our consideration and dignity abroad. It is to that Union that we are chiefly indebted for whatever makes us most proud of our country. That Union we reached only by the discipline of our virtues in the severe school of adversity.
Pagina 176 - But he her fears to cease, Sent down the meek-eyed Peace ; She, crowned with olive green, came softly sliding Down through the turning sphere, His ready harbinger, With turtle wing the amorous clouds dividing : And, waving wide her myrtle wand, ' She strikes a universal peace through sea and land.