Collectanea Oratoria, Or, Academic Orator: Consisting of a Diversity of Oratorical Selections, Appertaining to Every Class of Public Orations...to which is Prefixed a Dissertation on Oratorical Pronunciation Or Action, Mostly Abstracted from Professor Ward's System of Oratory

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808 - Speeches, addresses, etc - 491 pages
 

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Panegyric on the British constitution ibid
42
Invective against Mr Hastings Sheridan
43
Panegyric on the eloquence of Mr Sheridan Burke
45
Picture of Athenian degeneracy ibid
46
Eulogium on the Duke of Bedford Fox OT 13 Eulogium on Lord Chatham Junius
49
Cominiuss eulogium of Coriolanns Shakespear
50
Cicero and Demosthenes compared
51
The portraits afMauometand Jesus contrasted
52
The pictured rumour full of tongues 5S 19 The excursions of the imagination Akenside
53
Caesarand a madnjan compared
54
The character of a lowly hero illustrated
55
Junius Brutuss invective on Tarquins rape of Lucretia
56
Brutuss oration on the death of Caesar Shakespear 5T 24 Enlogium on Mr Fox Sheridan
58
25 Monody to the memory of Mr Garrick Sheridan
62
Catos speech on the death of his son Addison
65
Panegyric to the protector Waller
66
On Cowleys death and funeral among the poets Denham
71
On the death of George the second Warton IS 30 Eulogium to liberty and Mr Howard Coaper
76
S3 Homers description of the first battle of the Greeks
82
Senecas address to Nero complaining of the envy of
94
From the funeral oration of Lysias in praise of the Athe
102
Falconbridge encouraging King John to resist invasion
112
Wolseys advice to Cromwell how to rise without
118
Norfolks advice to the Duke of Buckingham to restrain
124
Satansspeech to his angels at the opening the debate
132
The speech of Belial dissuading war Milton
134
tl Old Nestors speech endeavouring to reconcile Achilles and Agamemnon Cowper
136
Agamemnons artful speech proposing a return in order to try the disposition of the army ibid
137
Mutinous harrangue of Thersites ibid
138
Agamemnons reply to Nestor his generous confession and spirited address ibid
139
Hectors reprehension of Paris for avoiding Meuclaus ibid
140
Agamemnon to his troops exciting them to battle and exhorting the leaders by praises and reproofs ibid
141
Joves prohibition of all interference of the Gods convened in council between the Greeks and Trojans ibid
143
The embassy from Agamemnon to Achilles ibid
144
Achilles reply ibid
146
The Trojan council admonished by Polydamus and Hector on the appearance of Achilles ibid
150
Agamemnons apology for his behaviour to Achilles ibid
152
Hector animating the Trojans to oppose Achilles ibid
153
Mr Walpolc against Mr Pitt late Lord Chatham
155
Mr Pitts reply
156
Sir Robt Walpole on a motion to censure a certain paper
157
Mr Pulteneys answer
158
Sir Robert Walpoles reply
160
Lord Chatham on American affairs
162
Mr Fox on American affairs
167
Mr Fox in support of his East India billPart 2
207
Mr Fox in defence of his East India billParts
212
56 Mr Burke on India affairs
213
Lord North on addressing his Majesty and on the coalition
221
Mr Pulteney on a motion for continuing the army
225
Sir John Barnard on manning the fleet
228
Mr since lord chancellor Erskine against Mr Pitt on the dissolution of parliament
233
Mr Dundas now lord Melville on the attainted peers
238
Judicial
247
Report of an adjudged case not to be found in any of
254
Speech of the honorable Thomas now lord Erskine
260
I1 The honorable Thomas now lord Erskine for the pro
266
Speech dictated by Dr Johnson 278
275
Atherbal against Jugurtha
281
t9 Ciceros oration fur MHo Part 1
289
The oration of Cschines against Demosthenes on
323
Speech of Mr Mackintosh in defence of M Peltier
330
Mr Mackintosh in defence of M PeltierPart 9
337
SUPPLEMENT Of the different kinds of public speaking not included in the ancient rhetorics OF THE PULPIT
342
Sacred Reading
344
Trial of Abrahams fidelity scripture
346
Story of JosephPart 3 ibid
360
Nathans parable ibid
361
Christs sermon on the mount ibid
362
Parable of the prodigal son ibid
368
Parable of the rich man and Lazarus ibid
370
Gratitude Addison
371
Providence ibid
373
The seasons Thomson
374
The universal prayer Pope
377
The horsing and evening service of the church with the punctuation so adjusted and the emfha tical words so distinguished as to exhibit the whole im...
379
Pure religion and genuine devotion Fawcctt
398
Instance of serfdeception ibid
401
On the omnipresence of God ibid
403
Reflections on Gad as our creator ibid
407
On the respect due to all men ibid
411
On the comparative SHm of happiness and misery in the present life ibid
415
Erroneous views of the happiness attending virtue and vice ibid
418
On the superiority of sacred history and christian philo sophy Masillon
421
The majesty and supremacy of the scriptures confessed by a sceptic Rousseau
423
Mistakes in judging of the scripture stile Stackhouse
425
Theprolific nature of vice Faaeeu
430
Rules for expressing accurately the principal passions and
435
Macbeths soliloquy Sliakespear
452

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Page 360 - Speak, ye who best can tell, ye sons of light, Angels : for ye behold him, and with songs And choral symphonies, day without night Circle his throne rejoicing ; ye in heaven, On earth join all ye creatures to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end.
Page 373 - Lord our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power; and grant that this day we fall into no sin; neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy sight, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 246 - My story being done, She gave me for my pains a world of sighs: She swore, in faith, twas strange, 'twas passing strange, Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful...
Page 364 - The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great Original proclaim : The unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an Almighty hand. Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wond'rous tale, And nightly to the...
Page 52 - Who is here so base, that would be a bondman? If any, speak; for him have I offended. Who is here so rude , that would not be a Roman? If any, speak; for him have I offended. Who is here so vile, that will not love his country? If any, speak; for him have I offended. I pause for a reply.
Page 334 - And he told it to his father, and to his brethren : and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth ? And his brethren envied him ; but his father observed the saying.
Page 33 - I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, But here I am to speak what I do know. You all did love him once, not without cause ; What cause withholds you, then, to mourn for him?
Page 36 - ... little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant men, in a nation of men of honor and of cavaliers. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult.
Page 114 - Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile, Hath not old custom made this life more sweet Than that of painted pomp? Are not these woods More free from peril than the envious court? Here feel we but the penalty of Adam, — The seasons...
Page 341 - Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

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