The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises on Pronunciation, Pauses, Inflections, Accent, and Emphasis: Also, Copious Extracts in Prose and Poetry ...

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F.W. Greenough, 1838 - 448 strani
 

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Religion never to be treated with Levity
71
Character of Mr Pitt
77
The Truth frees us from the slavish Fear of Death
79
Funeral Eulogium on Dr Franklin
80
The Speech of a Roman Officer to his Soldiers
81
Song from the Lady of the Lake
82
A Thought on Eternity
83
The Art of Criticism
84
Against Suicide
85
Speech of Richard Henry Lee in Congress 5th of June 1776 in favour of the Declaration of independence
87
Speech of Patrick Henry before the Virginia Convention of Delegates March 1775 22
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Supposed Speech of John Adams in favour of the Declaration of Independence
95
Specimen of the Eloquence of James Otis
97
Vindication of Spain pronounced during the Debate on the Seminole War in Congress 1819
99
Close of an Oration on the Death of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson 01
101
Great Effects result from little Causes 162
102
The Grave of the Indian Chief
103
To the Eagle
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Extract from a Speech of G Morris in Congress on the Navigation of the Mississippi O WLISSISSIPP
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Gen Washington to his Troops delivered before the Battle of Long Island 1776
110
Extract from the Address of the American Congress to the Inhabitants of Great Britain 1775
111
Character of Blannerhassett
113
Extract from Mr Haynes Speech in the Senate of the United States 1830
115
National Glory
116
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The Sword
119
Speech of Salathiel in favour of resisting the Roman Power
120
Extract from a Speech of Patrick Henry in the Legislature
122
Extract from a Speech of John Randolph in the Convention
125
Property an Element of Society
131
Speech of Raab Kiuprili
137
On a future State
143
The Soldiers Dream
152
Fourth Extract from the same
158
The three black Crows
161
On ancient Greece
165
of resisting the Aggressions and Encroachments of France
183
Song of Outalissi
191
Extract from a Speech of John Randolph in Committee of
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Extract from a Speech of John Randolph delivered in
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A Farewell to Scotland
220
The African Chief
226
95 Conclusion of the Speech of John C Calhoun
233
Song of Marions Men
238
The Death of Aliatar
240
The American Eagle
242
My own Fireside
244
The Indian Hunter
246
The Example of the Northern to the Southern Republies of America
247
Close of the Speech of Daniel Webster on the Greek Ques tion in the House of Representatives of the United States January 1824
249
Mr Poinsetts Speech on the same Question
252
Conclusion of Mr Clays Speech on the same Question
259
Extract from a Speech of John Randolph on the same Ques tion
265
Second Extract from the same Speech 26
267
An Indian at the Buryingplace of his Fathers
270
The Mountain Church
285
The Mother and her Infants
286
Scene in the burning of Rome by Nero
287
Extract from Mr Websters Speech on the Trial of J F Knapp
290
The Value of the Bible
293
The Pleasures and Pains of the Student
294
Mary Anna Gibbes the young Heroine of Stono
298
The first Crusaders before Jerusalem
301
James Oglethorpe
304
Address of Daniel Webster to the Survivors of the Battle of Bunker Hill delivered at the laying of the Cornerstone of the Bunker Hill Monument
306
The Patronage of Sovereigns
308
The Mothers of the West
310
Extract from the Partisan
311
Extent of Country not dangerous to the Union
317
Extract from President Jeffersons Inaugural Address
319
Nature
321
Extract from Mr M Duffies Speech on Corruption
322
On the Measure of the Irish Union
324
Speech of Robert Emmett at the close of his Trial for High Treason
326
Right of Discovery
328
Right of Cultivation 9
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Mr Clays Speech on Occasion of introducing his Public Lands Bill
332
Extract from Sir James MʻIntoshs Speech on the Trial of M Peltier
335
America
339
Speech on the Catholic Question
340
The Patriots Hope
342
Character of true Eloquence
343
The Best of Classics
344
The Love of Country and of Home
345
No Excellence without Labour
346
The Passing of the Rubicon
347
To the American Flag
348
Influence of great Actions dependent on their Results
350
A Political Pause
352
Impressions derived from the Study of History
354
Noble Burst of Judicial Eloquence Delivered in the cele brated Case of the King against John Wilkes
355
Speech of Lord Chancellor Thurlow in the House of Lords in Reply to the Duke of Grafton
357
Conduct of La Fayette in the American Revolution
358
The Mob
359
National Recollections the Foundation of National Character
360
Exposure to the Horrors of Indian Outrage
362
Arnold Winkelried
363
The Atheist and the Acorn
364
The Indian
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Misconception
376
The Diamond Ring
383
Conduct of La Fayette in the Revolution of 1830
390
DIALOGUES
397
The Bully
403
The Village Lawyer
410
Scene from The Honeymoon
419
Scene from Oralloossa in which the Destruction of the Coya
426
Colonel Arden and Rissolle
434
Scene from Catiline
442

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