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Hardly a book of human worth, be it heaven's own secret, is honestly placed before the reader; it is either shunned, given a Peric ...
Nature predominates over the human will in all works of even the fine arts, in all that respects their material and external circu ...
Each work of art excludes the world, concentrates attention on itself. For the time it is the only thing worth doing--to do just t ...
But a public oration is an escapade, a non-committal, an apology, a gag, and not a communication, not a speech, not a man.
I refuse the oration of all churches. I ask a prayer of all souls. I believe in God.
My speech is too fast; my oration confused; love knows no order.
The Gettysburg speech is at once the shortest and the most famous oration in American history. Put beside it, all the whoopings of ...
Almost any noble verse may be read, either as his elegy or eulogy, or be made the text of an oration on him.
As we thus swept along, our Indian repeated in a deliberate and drawling tone the words "Daniel Webster, great lawyer," apparently ...
It appeared that he had once represented his tribe at Augusta, and also once at Washington, where he had met some Western chiefs. ...
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