The Fifth Or Elocutionary Reader: In which the Principles of Elocution are Illustrated by Reading Exercises in Connection with the Rules ; Designed for the Use of School and Academies
Phinney & Company, 1859 - 480 頁
讀者評論 - 撰寫評論
其他版本 - 查看全部
accent beauty become born bright called changes character clauses condition consist correct death denote direct distinguished earth emotions emphasis emphatic EXAMPLES EXERCISE expressed falling falling inflection father feelings feet force Give Give an example given hand happy head heard heart heaven hills honor hope human illustrated important inflection Italy kind knowledge land language leave less letters liberty light live look mark meaning measure mind mountain nature never night Note objects occur passed pause poetry present principles pronouncing quantity QUESTIONS reading requires rising Roman rule sense sentence short sometimes soul sound speaking spirit stand stars stress strong succession syllable thee things thou thought tion trochaic true usually utterance verse virtue voice whole words
第 188 頁 - By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash By any indirection ! I did send To you for gold to pay my legions, Which you denied me: Was that done like Cassius?
第 330 頁 - I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life ; and passing from one thought to another, " Surely," said I, " man is but a shadow, and life a dream.
第 273 頁 - THE groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave, And spread the roof above them — ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amid the cool and silence, he knelt down, And offered to the Mightiest solemn thanks And supplication.
第 263 頁 - And, sir, where American liberty raised its first voice; and where its youth was nurtured and sustained, there it still lives, in the strength of its manhood and full of its original spirit. If discord and disunion shall wound...
第 230 頁 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid; Star of the east, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
第 469 頁 - Pale Hecate's offerings : and wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear Thy very stones prate of my where-about, And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it.
第 89 頁 - There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
第 188 頁 - For I can raise no money by vile means: By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their' vile trash By any indirection.