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Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion.
Time in the heart and sequence in the brain--
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'Rimbaud, there is one thing to do:
We must take rhetoric, and wring its neck! . . .'
Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to con ...
Art has always been this--pure interrogation, rhetorical question less the rhetoric--whatever else it may have been obliged by soc ...
For rhetoric, he could not ope
His mouth, but out there flew a trope;
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Vulgarism in language is the distinguishing characteristic of bad company, and a bad education. A man of fashion avoids nothing wi ...
... rhetoric never won a revolution yet.
Sometimes "Yes" is rhetoric enough.
Our civilization is shifting from science and technology to rhetoric and litigation.
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