Elocutionary Studies and New Recitations

E.S. Werner, 1892 - 200 頁

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第 127 頁 - ... two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
第 143 頁 - But I have said nothing but what I am willing to live by, and, if it be the pleasure of Almighty God, to die by.
第 89 頁 - And hear it patter in my house once more ; If I could mend a broken cart to-day, To-morrow make a kite to reach the sky, There is no woman in God's world could say She was more blissfully content than I. But ah ! the dainty pillow next my own Is never rumpled by a shining head ; My singing birdling from its nest is flown ; The little boy I used to kiss is dead.
第 142 頁 - Think nothing of me; take no thought for the political fate of any man whomsoever, but come back to the truths that are in the Declaration of Independence. You may do anything with me you choose, if you will but heed these sacred principles.
第 179 頁 - HUSH ! my dear, lie still and slumber, Holy angels guard thy bed ! Heavenly blessings without number Gently falling on thy head. Sleep, my babe, thy food and raiment, House and home, thy friends provide ; All without thy care or payment, All thy wants are well supplied. How much better thou'rt attended Than the Son of God could be ; When from heaven he descended, And became a child like thee ! 68...
第 157 頁 - I would to God that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost', and altogether* such as 1
第 73 頁 - Mr. Breen makes this discriminating remark: "To suppose that because a man is a poet or a historian, he must be correct in his grammar, is to suppose that an architect must be a joiner, or a physician a compounder of medicines.
第 143 頁 - But if this country cannot be saved without giving up that principle, I was about to say I would rather be assassinated on this spot than surrender it.
第 73 頁 - ... linked words together with an art surpassing the art of the schools and put into them a something which will still bring to American ears, as long as America shall last, the roll of his vanished drums and the tread of his marching hosts.
第 143 頁 - While pretending no indifference to earthly honors, I do claim to be actuated in this contest by something higher than an anxiety for office. I charge you to drop every paltry and insignificant thought for any man's success. It is nothing; I am nothing; Judge Douglas is nothing. But do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity — the Declaration of American Independence.