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" With eyes darting fury, and a countenance distorted with cruelty, he orders the helpless victim of his rage to be stripped, and rods to be brought ; accusing him, but without the least shadow of evidence, or even of suspicion, of having come to Sicily... "
The art of speaking [by J. Burgh, ed. by S. Whyte]. - Page 244
by James Burgh - 1792 - 373 pages
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...againft a cruel oppreilbr, who had uujuitly confined him in prifon at Syracufe, whence he had juft made his efcape ? The unhappy man, arrefted as he...for his native country, is brought before the wicked prsetor. - With eyes darting fury, and a countenance diftorted with cruelty, he orders the helplefs...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...oppreflbr, who had unjuftly confined him in a prifon at Syracufe, from whence he had juft made hit efcape? The unhappy man, arrefted as he was going...for his native country, is brought before the wicked prztor. With eyeğ darting fury, and a countenance diflorted with cruelty, he orders the helplefs victim...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...confined him in a prifon at Syracufe, from whence he had jud made his efcape? The unhappy man, arreded as he was going to embark for his native country, is brought before the wicked prxtor. With eyes darting fury, and a countenance diftotted with cruelty, he orders the hclplefs victim...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1799 - 356 pages
...againft a cruel opprefsor, who had unjuftly confined him in prifon at Syracufe, whence he had juft made his efcape? The unhappy man, arrefted as he was...countenance diftorted with cruelty, he orders the helplefs victim of his rage to be firipped, and rods to bs brought ; acculing him, but without the...
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The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and ...

Caleb Bingham - Literature - 1801 - 228 pages
...Syractltti whence he had jull made his efcape ? 4. The unhappy man, arrefted as he was going to embiuk for his native country, is brought before the wicked...praetor. With eyes darting fury, and a countenance fiiftorted with cruelty, he orders the hclplefs victim of his ' rage to be ftripped, and rods to be...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...objects, or we shall deprive the passage of its greatest force and beauty. • The unhappy man, arrested as he was going to embark for his native country, is brought before the wicked prsctor. With eyes darting fury, and a countenance distorted with cruelty, he orders the helpless victim...
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An American Selection of Lessons, in Reading and Speaking, Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1802 - 236 pages
...who bad unjuftly confined him in prifon, at Syracufe, from- whence he hadjuft made his efcape. 16. The unhappy man, arrefted as he was going to embark...for his native country, is brought before the wicked ргда-ог. With eyes/Jaru'ng fury, arid a countenance diitorted with cruelty, he orders the helplefs...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...from whence lie. had jusi made his escape* 16. The unhappy man, arrested as he was going to embark far his native country, is brought before the wicked praetor. With eyes darting fury, and a countenance distorted with CTUe'ty, he oi\'trs the helpless victim of his rage to be stripped, i\nd rods to be...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - Elocution - 1804 - 291 pages
...confined him in prison at Syracuse, from whence he had just made his escape. The unhappy man, arrested as he was going to embark for his native country, is brought before the wicked prtetor. Vfith eyes darting fury, and a countenancedistorted with cruelty, he orders the helpless victim...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1805 - 254 pages
...confined him in prifon at Syracufe, vihence he had juft made his efcape ? The unhappy man, arrefted ss he was going to embark for his native country, is brought before the wicked prsetor. ?,iVith eyes darting fiiry, and a countenance diftorted with jjiruelty, he orders the helplefs...
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