The Fifth Or Elocutionary Reader: In which the Principles of Elocution are Illustrated by Reading Exercises in Connection with the Rules ; Designed for the Use of School and Academies
Phinney & Company, 1859 - 480페이지
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accent answer arms beauty become born bright called changes character clauses common consist darkness death deep direct earth effect emotions emphasis emphatic EXAMPLES EXERCISE expressed falling falling inflection father feelings feet force Give given glory hand happy head heard heart heaven hills honor hope human important inflection Italy kind king knowledge land language learned leave LESSON liberty light live look mark mean measure mighty mind mountain nature never night NOTE o'er objects once passed pause poetry present principles QUESTIONS reading requires rising Roman Rome rule sense sentence short sometimes soul sound speak spirit stand stars strong succession syllable thee things thou thought tion trochaic true usually utterance verse virtue voice whole young
188 페이지 - By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash By any indirection ! I did send To you for gold to pay my legions, Which you denied me: Was that done like Cassius?
330 페이지 - I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life ; and passing from one thought to another, " Surely," said I, " man is but a shadow, and life a dream.
273 페이지 - THE groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave, And spread the roof above them — ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amid the cool and silence, he knelt down, And offered to the Mightiest solemn thanks And supplication.
263 페이지 - And, sir, where American liberty raised its first voice; and where its youth was nurtured and sustained, there it still lives, in the strength of its manhood and full of its original spirit. If discord and disunion shall wound...
230 페이지 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid; Star of the east, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
469 페이지 - Pale Hecate's offerings : and wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear Thy very stones prate of my where-about, And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it.
89 페이지 - There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
188 페이지 - For I can raise no money by vile means: By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their' vile trash By any indirection.