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|Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.|
|Thus, as it has been said, eloquence in the pulpit is a comprehensive intellectual |
virtue. ... a verdict which has also the sanction of far more ancient names ó that "
action is eloquence," it is not implied that eloquence is in mere action any more ...
|But eloquence does not serve a purpose or an end in action. If Bromwich's last |
generalization were true, it would be necessary to regard eloquence as always
ancillary to rhetoric, merely a means to another end. In rhetoric, one is trying to ...
|Presidential Eloquence Like pornography, eloquence is a slippery analytic |
construct; though hard to define, it is ... integral to it, for sometimes epideictic
audiences are considered passive, whereas audiences are stirred to action by
|customs are our guides to human action. When we can act in accordance with |
these guides, there is no need for deliberation. They provide an eloquence of life
that is present at least in traditional societies. Prudence is simply to follow their ...
|It is superfluous to mention the necessity of knowing gestures, the modulation of |
the voice and the movements of the body, since Demosthenes declared that
eloquence is action. As eloquence, then, demands such rare gifts of nature and
|The foundations of true eloquence, are a generous spirit, a pure heart, a sound |
head and extensive knowledge. ... manly, and impressive ; clear in conception,
fervid in expression, energetic, yet dignified in action; the eloquence, not merely
|and most common signification of the word ; an action that was none the less |
worthy of the name, and none the less ... or of Hortensius, or of any other of the
great men of Rome ; because the eloquence of these two has been so celebrated
|Having a clear, precise target, my powerful unconscious mind guided my |
thoughts and actions to produce the results I desired. It worked for me, ... Begin
today with eloquent action that will lead to even more eloquent outcomes. In this