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Dialogues on eloquence in general; particularly that kind which is fit for the pulpit

François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon

Dialogues on eloquence in general; particularly that kind which is fit for the pulpit

by François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon

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Published by Printed by J. Moyes, for W. Baynes in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oratory

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    Statementby M. Fenelon .. With his letter to the French academy, concerning rhetoric, poetry, history, and a comparison between the ancients and moderns. Tr. from the French, and illustrated with notes and quotations, by William Stevenson, M.A. A new ed., rev. and cor., with additional notes, by the Rev. James Creighton, B.A.
    ContributionsStevenson, William, 1741-1821,, Creighton, James,
    The Physical Object
    Paginationl p. l., [v]-xvi p., l l., 332, [l4] p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23788383M

    Page - The signification of our sentiments, made by tones and gestures, has this advantage above that made by words, "that it is the language of nature. It is that method of interpreting our mind, which nature has dictated to all, and which is understood by all ; whereas, words are only arbitrary, conventional symbols of our ideas ; and, by consequence, must make a more feeble impression.   I Cor., xiv, This is particularly true of Justin Martyr, who, wearing his philosopher's cloak, went about for that purpose. The sermons to the faithful in the early ages were of the simplest kind, being merely expositions or paraphrases of the passage of Scripture that was read, coupled with extempore effusions of the heart.

    Page 4 Being now as outcasts, we had to seek for friends where we could; and the Lord put it into the hearts of Dr. Benjamin Rush, Mr. R. Ralston, and other respectable citizens, to interpose for us, both by advice and assistance, in getting our building finished: Bishop White also aided us, and ordained one from among ourselves, after the order of the English church, to be our pastor. The best is the combination of wisdom and eloquence as seen in the Pauline letters and prophetic writings (DDC ). Yet, he does not praise eloquence itself; rather he prefers a concrete proclamation than a showing off of rhetorical technique (DDC ). It is truth, not rhetoric, that preachers try to deliver (DDC ).

    Start studying COM Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Eloquence,. The following article was sent to us by M. de Voltaire, who, while contributing to the perfection of the Encyclopédie by his work, would like to set an example to all the men of letters who are citizens [of the Republic of Letters] of the true interest they ought to take in this work. In the letter with which he honored us on this subject, he modestly calls this article a simple.


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François Fénelon (Creator), A Dialogue in Verse; Occasioned by the Death of the Rev. John Wesley, M.A. March 2. In the Name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful.

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In the second part, the author discusses the theological and. Plato ( – ) Plato (Greek: Πλάτων, Plátōn) (c to c BC) was an immensely influential ancient Greek philosopher, a student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens where Aristotle studied.

Plato lectured extensively at the Academy, and wrote on many philosophical issues. The most important writings of Plato are his dialogues. De Oratore (On the Orator; not to be confused with Orator) is a dialogue written by Cicero in 55 BC. It is set in 91 BC, when Lucius Licinius Crassus dies, just before the Social War and the civil war between Marius and Sulla, during which Marcus Antonius (orator), the other great orator of this dialogue, this year, the author faces a difficult political situation: after his return.

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James Creighton is the author of Julius Julii ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review), A Dictionary of the Scripture Proper Names ( avg rating, 0 rating 4/5(1). This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

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Speeches of Henry lord Brougham, upon questions relating to public rights, duties, and interests with historical introductions, and a critical dissertation upon the eloquence of the ancients.

by: Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, Published: (). In the realm of narrative psychology, a person’s life story is not a Wikipedia biography of the facts and events of a life, but rather the way a person integrates those facts and events.the gods in general.

In the Prologue, Creon returns from _____. the Oracle at Delphi. Read the following passage and answer the question. "You are not rousing me from a deep sleep.

You must know I've been shedding many tears and, in my wandering thoughts, exploring many pathways.".Homiletics is the science that treats of the composition and delivery of a sermon or other religious discourse.

It includes all forms of preaching, viz., the sermon, homily, and catechetical instruction. Since the nineteenth century, homiletics has taken its place, especially in Germany, as a branch of pastoral theology. The "Standard Dictionary" defines Homiletics as "that branch of rhetoric.