Elements of Rhetoric: Exhibiting a Methodical Arrangement of All the Important Ideas of the Ancient and Modern Rhetorical Writers : Designed for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools
E. Littell, 1831 - 117 pages
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Page 112 - Hear me, for I will speak. Must I give way and room to your rash choler ? Shall I be frighted when a madman stares ? CAS. O Gods ! ye Gods ! Must I endure all this ? BRU. All this ? aye, more. Fret till your proud heart break ; Go, show your slaves how choleric you are,
Page 16 - I think myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee, touching all the things whereof I am accused of the Jews ; especially, because I know thee to be expert, in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.
Page 17 - journied with me. And, when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking to me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutes! thou me? It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.— And I said, who art thou, Lord ! and he
Page 103 - DEATH. Romans, Countrymen, and Lovers !—Hear me for my cause ; and be silent, that ye may hear ! Believe me, for mine honour ; and have respect to mine honour, that you may believe ! Censure me in your wisdom ; and awake your senses, that you may the better judge ! If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of
Page 112 - not great Julius bleed for justice sake ? What villain touch'd his body, that did stab, And not for justice ? What, shall one of us, That struck the foremost man of all this world, But for supporting robbers ; shall we now Contaminate our ringers with base bribes
Page 16 - and now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers ; unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come ; for which hope's sake, King Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
Page 114 - My spirit from mine eyes !—There is my dagger, And here my naked breast—within, a heart Dearer than Plutus' mine, richer than gold: If that thou need'st a Roman's, take it forth : I, that deni'd thee gold, will give my heart: Strike, as thou didst at Caesar; for, I know, When thou didst hate him worst, thou
Page 61 - book of Paradise Lost ; Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds : pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flow'r,
Page 39 - in order to raise the indignation of Brutus : Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus, and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves.