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|There have been those of brilliant minds who have gained some reputation as |
speakers ; they have been successful in pleasing and amusing those they ... Mr.
Douglass in speaking does not make many gestures, but those he uses are
natural and spontaneous. ... Much of an orator's success depends upon his
|It affords the orator the most appropriate kind of discipline. Every successful artist |
must be acquainted with the instruments by which he works, and with the material
upon which he works. If the chemist canv have no hope of success without an ...
|Comprehending a Diversity of Oratorical Specimens, of the Eloquence of Popular |
Assemblies, of the Bar, of the Pulpit, &c. ... and Academies : to which are Prefixed
a Dissertation on Oratorical Delivery and the Outlines of Gesture Increase Cooke.
SECTION VIK Of Successful Speaking. ... The auditor came to hear a discourse ::
— -the orator attacks him ; accuses him ? makes him abashed ; addresses him ...
|OF SUCCESSFUL SPEAKING. It is only necessary, in fact, for the orator to keep |
one man in view amidst the multitude that surrounds him; and, excepting those
enumerations ... The orator will derive still farther advantages from a numerous
concourse of people, where all the im~ pressions made at the time will convey
|193 - E CTJ of them at least, asss are requisite to set theL xm matter in a just light, |
and make it appear e."- um ... siAnd therefore it is) a matter of no small
importance, that this part be well managed; since the success' of the whole
discourse so- ...
Michael Edwards, Christopher Reid - 2004 - 216 pages
|special kind of ordeal but also an opportunity for the orator to win a reputation |
through a display of eloquence. ... F. E. Smith (the future Earl of Birkenhead)
achieved his celebrated success in the maiden speech he delivered in 1906. ...
Many are the commentators who attest the fame he 'won overnight with a single
dazzling display of rhetoric';3 'no more successful maiden speech has ever been
Cecil W. Wooten, George Alexander Kennedy - 2001 - 172 pages
|But Herodotus makes it clear that the greater credibility of the display is illusory |
and thus especially dangerous, because material ... When the message is
delivered, Alyattes, concluding that Miletus is not being reduced to hunger by his
assaults, makes peace (1. 21-22). Thrasybulus is thus more successful with a
misleading display of his scant resources than the Samians are with their attempt
at a more ...
|The greatness of On the Crown consists in part of this command of style, in part of |
the success with which the contrast of Aeschines and ... weakly dealt with—but
the orator is, in his own view, dealing with matters of principle that transcend facts
and successfully communicates this to audience and reader. His sophisms are
not uttered for the sake of making a good speech, but for the sake of his country.
... When asked what was most important in successful rhetoric, he replied “
|... oratorical campaign of his career: a twenty-six-day, ten-thousand-mile |
speaking tour in which he planned to deliver ... After eight thousand miles and
thirty-three major orations, Wilson suffered a physical breakdown following a
rousing ... Why, knowing that his health was precarious, did he choose to make a
grueling speaking tour when the political calculus of the situation seemed to
make success ...
|According to Richard Enos, the nature of this situation had a profound impact on |
the character of Roman oratory, ... those listeners "set the standard for successful
rhetoric" — that is, the surest avenue to success was for an orator to be popular
with his audience. ... Typically, these writers portray orators as soldiers or fighters
who are "theoretically equals," and they describe the arena in which they deliver