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be Distinct and Deliberate »; « Let Your
Pronunciation be Bold and Forcible ;
« Acquire Compass and Variety in the
Height of Your Voice »; « Pronounce
Your Words with Propriety and Ele-
gance"; "Pronounce Every Word Con-
sisting of More Than One Syllable with
its Proper Accent"; " In Every Sentence
Distinguish the More Significant Words
by a Natural, Forcible, and Varied Em-
phasis ; « Acquire a Just Variety of
Pause and Inflection"; "Accompany the
Emotions and Passions Which Your
Words Express by Correspondent Tones,
Looks, and Gestures."


(Greece, c.50 A. D.-(?) 109-112
On the Power of Speaking
Erskine, Thomas, Baron (England, 1750-1823) 33

Degradation of Religion by Politics ; Prec-

edents of Madness; "The Age of Rea-

son." - Celebrated Passages.
Evarts, William Maxwell (American, 1818-) 393

The Wisdom of Second Thought.- Cele-

brated Passages.
Everett, Edward (American, 1794-1865) 393

American Responsibilities; The Cloud of

Witnesses ; Liberty Protected by Law;
Efficiency the End of Existence: The
Village School; The People Always Con-
quer; Imperishability of Great Exam-
ples.- Celebrated Passages.


Farrar, Frederick William (England, 1831-) 395

« The Same Old Tears, Old Crimes, and

Oldest 111." - Celebrated Passages.
Fénelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe

(France, 1651-1715) 152-160
Intellectual Independence Necessary for

Eloquence; The Objects of Eloquence;
The Whole Art of Eloquence, Elocution,
Gesture, and Delivery.
Celebrated Passages :

The Power of Self-Forgetfulness.
Field, David Dudley (American, 1805-1894) 395

Civil Liberty vs. Martial Usurpation.-

Celebrated Passages.
Field, Stephen J. (American, 1816-1899) 396

Intimidation of Judges.- Celebrated Pas-

Fisher, John

(England, c. 1459-1535) 396
"A Pot That is Bruckle."--Celebrated Pas-

Flanagan, Webster M.

(American, Nineteenth Century) 396

What Are We Here For? - Celebrated Pas-

Flechiér, Esprit

(France, 1632-1710) 396
The Pride of the Soldier.- Celebrated Pas-

Flood, Henry

(Ireland, 1732-1791) 396
On Grattan.- Celebrated Passages.
Fox, Charles James (England, 1749–1806) 396

The Character of a Virtuous Man; « The

Tory System of Blood and Massacre);
" Happy Americans "; " Liberty Is Or-
der! Liberty Is Strength : " Vigor of
Democratic Governments. -

- Celebrated
Franklin, Benjamin (American, 1706-1790) 397

Despotism and Popular Corruption;

Prayer and Providence; "We Must

Hang Together.»— Celebrated Passages.
Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theodore

(American, 1817-1885) 398
Self-Government in America. – Celebrated



Gallatin, Albert (American, 1761-1849) 398

Against the Alien and Sedition Laws.-

Celebrated Passages.
Gambetta, Leon

(France, 1838–1882) 398
Foundations for an Enduring Republic.-

Celebrated Passages.
Garfield, James A. (American, 1831-1881) 398

Great Ideas Travel Slowly. - Celebrated

Garrison, William Lloyd

(American, 1804-1879) 398
« Covenant with Death and Agreement

with Hell." - Celebrated Passages.
Gellius, Aulus

(Rome, c. 130-180) 123
The Three Kinds of Eloquence.
Gibbons, James, Cardinal (American, 1834-) 398

" Every Man Has a Mission." - Celebrated

Gladstone, William Ewart


-1898) 999
The Covetousness of Nations; The Secret

of Success; The Company of Books;

The American Constitution.-Celebrated

Gough, John B.

(American, 1817-1886) 399
Water.-Celebrated Passages.
Grady, Henry W. (American, 1851-1889) 400

New England; "We, Sir, Are Ameri-

cans ! » – Celebrated Passages.
Grant, Ulysses S. (American, 1822-1885) 100

Freedom and Education.-Celebrated Pas-

Grattan, Henry

(Ireland, 1746-1820) 400
"In a Swoon, But She is Not Dead » ;

Declaration of Irish Rights; Reply to
Flood; The Character of Chatham.-

Celebrated Passages.
Graves, John Temple

(American, Nineteenth Century) 402
On Henry W. Grady.--Celebrated Passages.
Greeley, Horace

Imerican, 1811-1872)
After-Dinner Speech on Franklin ; The

Bloody Chasm.-Celebrated Passages.

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Gregory of Nazianzus

(Cappadocia, c. 325-390) 402
Basil the Great as an Orator.-Celebrated

Grimstone, Sir Harbottle

(England, 1603-1685) 403

Abuses Under Charies I.-Celebrated Pas-

Guizot, François Pierre Guillaume

(France, 1787–1874) 403
The Two Elements of Civilization.-Cele-

brated Passages.


Hale, Nathan

(American, 1755-1776) 403
But One Life to Lose.- Celebrated Pas-

Hall, Robert

(England, 1764-1831) 403
Duty and Moral Health.-Celebrated Pas-

Hamilton, Alexander (American, 1757-1804) 403

A Nation at War with Itself; "Let Us
Not Mistake Words for Things”; Des-
potism and Extensive Territory ; Na-
tional Debt a National Blessing.-- Cele-

brated Passages.
Hamilton, Andrew (American, 1675-1741) 404

Heresy in Law as well as in Religion ;

Law and Liberty.- Celebrated Passages.
Hammond, James H. (American, 1807-1864) 404

Mudsills; Cotton Is King. – Celebrated

Hampden, John (England, 1594-1643) 405

« All Things Happen Alike to All Men."-

Celebrated Passages.
Hancock, John (American, 1737-1793) 405

"I Am a Friend to Righteous Govern-

ment.- Celebrated Passages.

(Carthage, 247–183 B. C.) 405
Address to His Army (Livy).- Celebrated

Hare, Julius Charles (England, 1795-1855) 405

Light as an Emblem. - Celebrated Pas-

Harrison, Benjamin (American, 1833-) 405

• What Is To Be the End ?»; The Only Peo-

ple Who Can Harm Us.- Celebrated Pas-

Harrison, Thomas (England, 1606-1660) 405

• The Shaking I Have in My Hands and

Knees." --- Celebrated Passages.
Harsha, David A. (American, 1827-) 313–324

The Methods of Burke; Erskine as a For-

ensic Orator; Grattan's Style ; Wit in
Oratory Illustrated by Sheridan and
Canning; Patrick Henry's Delivery;

Webster, Calhoun, and Everett.
Hayes, Rutherford B. (American, 1822-1893) 405

Service to Party and Country.- Celebrated

Hayne, Robert Y. (American, 1791-1839) 406

On Webster and Benton ; Free Trade. -

Celebrated Passages.
Hazlitt, William (England, 1778–1830) 406

Humor and Pathos.- Celebrated Passages.
Headley, Joel Tyler (American, 1813-) 281-288

An Essay on the Rise and Fall of Elo-

quence in the French Revolution.
Hecker, Frederick Karl Franz

(German-American, 1811-1881) 406
A Vision of America. - Celebrated Pas-


Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von

(Germany, 1821-1894) 107
Duration of Life on Earth. - Celebrated

Henderson, John B.

(American, Contemporaneous) 407
The Right to Make Foolish Speeches.-

Celebrated Passages.
Henry, Patrick

(American, 1736–1799) 407
«Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death); A

Prophecy of Progress; «Why Should
We Fetter Commerce ?"- Celebrated

Herder, Johann Gottfried von

(Germany, 1744-1803) 409
" It Is No Tenet of Religion to Abjure

Thinking." -- Celebrated Passages.
Higginson, John (England, 1616-1708) 409

Cent Per Cent in New England. - Cele-

brated Passages.
Hill, Benjamin Harvey (American, 1823-1882) 403

• I Was Born a Slaveholder." - Celebrated

Hilliard, H. W

(American, 1808-1892) 409
Constitutional Government; Manhood. -

Celebrated Passages.
Hoar, George Frisbie (American, 1826-) 410

The Puritan.- Celebrated Passages.
Hobbes, Thomas (England, 1588-1679) 135-146

Analysis and Synopsis of Aristotle's

« Rhetoric. — of the Original of Elocu-
tion and Pronunciation ; Of the Choice
of Words and Epithets; of the Things
That Make an Oration Flat; Of a Simili-
tude; Of the Purity of Language; of the
Amplitude and Tenuity of Language;
of the Convenience or Decency of Elo-
cution; of Two Sorts of Styles; Of
Those Things That Grace an Oration,
and Make it Delightful; In What
Manner an Oration is Graced by the
Things Aforesaid; of the Difference
Between the Style To Be Used in
Writing, and the Style To Be Used in
Pleading; of the Parts of an Oration
and Their Order; of the Proem ;
Places of Crimination and Purgation;
Of the Narration; Of Proof, or Confirma-
tion, and Refutation ; Of Interrogations,

Answers, and Jests; of the Peroration.
Holborne, Sir Robert (England, c. 1594-1647) 410

Against Ship Money.-Celebrated Passages.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell

(American, 1809-1894) 410
Boston the Hub.- Celebrated Passages.

(Greece, c. 850–800 B. C.) 471
Achilles to the Envoys of Agamemnon;

Achilles to the Envoys,-Lang's Literal
Version ; Hector's Rebuke to Polyda-
mus.— Celebrated Imaginary Addresses
and Soliloquies.


Hooker, Richard (England, 1553-1600) 410

Law's Seat in the Bosom of God.-

Celebrated Passages.
Houston, Samuel (American, 1793-1863) 410

I am Opposed to Both Extremes. - Cele-

brated Passages.
Hoyt, Rev. Dr. Wayland

(American, Contemporaneous) 410
Benevolent Assimilation and Manifest

Providence. - Celebrated Passages.
Hughes, Thomas (England, 1823-1896) 410
Work and Aspiration. - Celebrated Pas-

Hugo, Victor

(France, 1802-1885) 411
• The First Tree of Liberty. Voices from

the Grave; Napoleon the Little';

Providence For Us, the Politicians

Against Us." - Celebrated Passages.
Hume, David (Scotland, 1711-1776) 178-183

An Essay on Eloquence.
Humphrey, E. P. (American, 1809-1887) 411

Limitation.- Celebrated Passages.
Huskisson, William (England, 1770-1830) 411

Innovation.- Celebrated Passages.
Hyde, Edward, Earl of Clarendon

(England, 1608-1674) 412
•Men Who had Lost their Innocence

Could Not Preserve their Courage.-Cele-

brated Passages.

(Greece, (?)-322) 412
Leosthenes and the Patriot Dead. - Cele-

brated Passages.


Johnson, Andrew (American, 1808–1875) 415

Swinging Around the Circle.- Celebrated


Indian Orators

Black Hawk (Address to General Street);

Logan (Speech on the Murder of his
Family); Red Jacket (Peroration of
his Answer to the Missionaries in 1805);
Weatherford (Speech to General Jack-

Ingalls, John J. (American, 1833-1900) 413
On the Death of Senator Hill.-Celebrated

Ingersoll, Robert G. (American, 1833-1899) 413

The Past Rises Before Us. - Celebrated


(Greece, Fourth Century) 413
The Athenian Method of Examining Wit-

nesses.- Celebrated Passages.

(Greece, 436-338 B. C.) 414
The Principles of Liberty and Good Order.

-Celebrated Passages.

Kames, Henry Home, Lord

(Scotland, 1696–1782) 172-177
Beauty of Language with Respect to Sig.

Kellogg, Elijah

(American, 1813-) 190
Spartacus to the Gladiators at Capua.
Celebrated Imaginary Addresses and Solil-

Kennedy, John P.

(American, Contemporaneous) 415
Progress of the Modern World.- Cele

brated Passages.
Kingsley, Charles (England, 1819-1875) 415

* Thinking, Acting Dirt.- Celebrated Pas-

Knott, J. Proctor

(American, 1830-) 415
« The Centre of the Visible Universe.

Celebrated Passages.
Knowles, James Sheridan

(England, 1784-1862) 415
Cæsar's Passage of the Rubicon.- Cele-

brated Passages.
Knox, John

(Scotland, 1505-1572) 416
« The Furious Rage of Man's Corrupt Na-

ture."- Celebrated Passages.
Kossuth, Louis (Hungary, 1802-1894) 416

A Providence in Every Fact ; Power With-

out Justice ; The Struggle Between Good
and Evil.--Celebrated Passages.

Jackson, Andrew (American, 1767-1845) 414

Local Self-Government.- Celebrated Pas-

Jay. John

(American, 1745-1829) 414
When a Nation Forges Chains.-Celebrated

Jebb, Richard Claverhouse (Scotland, 1841-) 329-333

The Oratory and Orators of Athens.
Jefferson, Thomas (American, 1743-1826) 414

Essential Principles of Americanism; Pew

Die, None Resign; Freedom to Err;
Good Government; Self-Government;
Strong Government.- Celebrated Pas-


Lacordaire, Jean Baptiste Henri

(France, 1802-1861) 416
« The Claiming of Rights."

- Celebrated
Lamar, L. Q. C.

(American, 1825-1893) 417
Sumner and the South.-Celebrated Pas-

Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis

(France, 1790-1869) 417

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Laurier, Sir Wilfrid

(Canada, 1841-) 418
Four Great Men.-Celebrated Passages.
Lee, Henry

(American, 1756-1818) 413
• First in War, First in Peace. --Celebrated

Legaré, Hugh s. (American, 1789-1843) 418
Constitutional Liberty a Tradition.-Cele-

brated Passages.
Lincoln, Abraham (American, 1809–1865) 419

"A House Divided Against Itself"; " Gov-

ernment of the People, By the People,
and for the People. »-Celebrated Pas-


(Rome, 59 B. C.-17 A. D.) 419
Capuleius Against the Patricians.- Cele-

brated Passages.
Locke, John

(England, 1632-1704) 147–151
Remedies of the Abuse of Words; The

Right Use of Words.

(Greece, c. 210-273) 124–129
Sublimities in Eloquence; The Style of


Lowell, James Russell (American, 1819-1891) 419

The Empire of the Soul.-Celebrated Pas-

Lubbock, Sir John

(England, 1834-) 419
A Rule of Study ; " Bags of Wind for Sacks
of Treasure."

- Celebrated Passages.
Luther, Martin

(Germany, 1483-1546) 420
Here I Stand, I Cannot do Otherwise.-

Celebrated Passages.

(Greece, 396-323 B. C.) 420
Peroration of the Speech Against Leo

crates.-Celebrated Passages.

(Greece, C. 459-6. 380 B. C.) 420
Denouncing the Thirty Tyrants.- Cele-

brated Passages.
Lytton, Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer,

(England, 1803-1873) 487–488
Rienzi's Last Appeal. ---Celebrated Imagin-

ary Addresses and Soliloquies.
Celebrated Passages.

Demosthenes and the Classics.


Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron

(England, 1800-1859) 262-269
On the Athenian Orators.
Celebrated Passages:

The Life of Law; The New Zealander in

the Ruins of London ; Fitness for Self-
Government ; Government Makes the

MacDuffie, George (American, 1788–1851) 421

Representative Government. - Celebrated

McKinley, William (American, 1843-) 422

Abra Kohn to Abraham Lincoln ; " Benevo-

lent Assimilation." - Celebrated Passages.
Mackintosh, Sir James (Scotland, 1765-1832) 422
" Pernicious Activity of Government);

Corruptionists in Politics.- Celebrated

Mann, Horace

(American, 1796-1859) 422
Ignorance a Crime.- Celebrated Passages.
Manning, Henry Edward, Cardinal

(England, 1808-1892) 423
• The Greatest Glory of Man.» -- Cele-

brated Passages.
Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of

(England, 1705-1793) 423
Liberty and License ; « The Deplorable

Alternative of Coercion”; Attempts to
Bias Judgment in the Case of Wilkes.-

Celebrated Passages.
Marcy, William L. (American, 1786–1857) 424

Spoils.— Celebrated Passages.
Marshall, John, Chief-Justice

(American, 1755-1835) 424
Democracy and Liberty ; The Only Happy

Country; Extension and Representation.

Massillon, Jean Baptiste (France, 1663–1742) 485

The Power of an Evil Tongue; « If We

Must Wholly Perish."- Celebrated Pas-

Mather, Cotton

(American, 1663-1728) 425
The Only True Prosperity.- Celebrated

Matthews, William

(America, Nineteenth Century) 325-328
The Power and Influence of the Orator;

Mirabeau's Delivery ; Triumphs of Pul-

pit Eloquence.
Maury, Jean Siffrein (France, 1746–1817) 234-236

The Orator and His Audience; The Sever-

ity of Pulpit Eloquence.
Mazzini, Giuseppe

(Italy, 1805-1872) 426
To the Young Men of Italy.- Celebrated

Meagher, Thomas Francis (Ireland, 1823-1867) 428
e Abhor the Sword - Stigmatize the

Sword "; The Curse of Dependence.-

Celebrated Passages.
Meredith, Sir W.

(England) 428
Government by the Gallows.- Celebrated

Miller, Hugh

(Scotland, 1802-1856) 429
The Procession of Being; The Sown Seeds

of Life.- Celebrated Passages.
Milton, John

(England, 1608-1674) 481-484
" Hail, Horrors, Haill); Satan to the

Fallen Angels ; Satan Addresses the
Council of War; Moloch's Speech for
War; Belial's Speech Opposing War;
Milton's Apostrophe to Light ; Satan's
Address to the Sun.-Celebrated Imagin-
ary Addresses and Soliloquies.
" An Eagle Mewing Her Mighty Youth." 429

Celebrated Passages.
Mirabeau, Gabriel Honoré Riquetti, Comte de

- Celebrated Passages.
Marshall, Thomas F. (American, 1800–1864) 424

Peace the True Policy of the World;

Clay's Moral Force; “Louder, Sir,

Louder." - Celebrated Passages.
Mason, George

(American, 1725-1792) 425
Against a Military Caste.- Celebrated Pas-


(France, 1749-1791) 429
Educating Conscience a Duty ; Announc-

ing the Death of Franklin ; « And Yet
You Deliberate ! » « From the Capitol to
the Tarpeian Rock." - Celebrated Pas-



Mitford, Mary Russell (England, 1787–1855) 486

Rienzi to the Romans.- Celebrated Imagin-

ary Addresses and Soliloquies.
Mouroe, James (American, 1758–1831) 430

The Monroe Doctrine.- Celebrated Pas-

Montaigne, Michel Eyquem de

(France, 1533-1592) 130-132
A Consideration upon Cicero.
Montalembert, Charles Forbes, Comte de

(France, 1810-1870) 480

Devotion to Principle.- Celebrated Pas-

Moody, Dwight L. (American, 1837-1899) 430

Character.- Celebrated Passages.
Morley, John

(England, 1838) 430
Truth-Telling as an Art.- Celebrated Pas-

Morton, Oliver P. (American, 1823-1877) 431

For Universal Suffrage.- Celebrated Pas-



Newman, John Henry, Cardinal

(England, 1801-1890) 431
Money and Self-Worship.-Celebrated Pas-

O'Connell, Daniel (Ireland, 1775-1847) 431

The Beauty of Ireland ; Plea for Magee.-

Celebrated Passages.
Otis, James

(American, 1725-1783) 432
For Liberty at Any Cost.-Celebrated Pas-

Palmer, Benjamin w.

(American, Contemporaneous) 432
Lee and Washington.- Celebrated Pas-

Parker, Theodore (American, 1810-1860) 432
"A Man of the Largest Mold”; Govern-

ment of, by, and for the People; How

Empires End.-Celebrated Passages.
Parnell, Charles Stewart (Ireland, 1846–1891) 433

Why Land is Scarce in Ireland. - Cele-

brated Passages.
Payne, John Howard (American, 1792-1852) 487

Lucius Junius Brutus Over the Body of

Lucretia.- Celebrated Imaginary Ad-

dresses and Soliloquies.
Peel, Sir Robert (England, 1788–1850) 433

The Steam Engine and the Mind.- Cele-

brated Passages.
Pendleton, Edmund (American, 1721-1803) 433

Government as a Defense of Freedom.-

Celebrated Passages.
Penn, William

(England, 1644-1718) 433
Magna Charta Defined.- Celebrated Pas-


(Greece, c. 495-429 B. C.) 434
Democracy at Athens.-Celebrated Pas-

Phillips, Charles (Ireland, c. 1787–1859) 434

Ireland and America.--Celebrated Passages.

Phillips, Wendell (American, 1811-1884) 435
"A Better Use of Iron * ; Blindness in Pol-

itics; Higher Law.-Celebrated Pas-

Pierrepont, Edwards (American, 1817–1892) 435

Equality in America.-- Celebrated Passages.
Pike, Albert

(American, 1809–1891) 435
Moral Influences.- Celebrated Pussages.
Pitt, William

(England, 1759–1806) 135
Civilization for Africa ; Against War for

Conquest.- Celebrated Passages.
Pliny The Younger (Rome, 63-113) 119-122

The Eloquence of the Bar.
Celebrated Passages :

Eloquence and Loquacity.
Plunkett, William Conyngham, Baron

(Ireland, 1765-1854) 436
Conservative Objections to Republics.-

Celebrated Passages.
Poe, Edgar Allan (American, 1809-1849) 436

The Beautiful in Speech.- Celebrated Pas-

Porter, Horace

(American, 1837-) 437
"Mugwumps."--Celebrated Passages.
Potter, Henry Codman (American, 1835-) 437

Nobility of Ascent.-- Celebrated Passages.
Prentiss, Seargent Smith

(American, 1808-1850) 437
The Village Schoolhouse ; The Spoils of

Office.- Celebrated Passages.
Preston, William (American, 1816–1887) 437

Liberty and Eloquence.- Celebrated Pas-

Pulteney, William (England, 1684-1764) 437
« The Gentlemen of the Army*; The Sol-

dier and his Orders. - Celebrated Pas-

Pym, John

(England, 1584-1643) 458
Law Against Arbitrary Power.-Celebrated



Quincy, Josiah (American, 1744-1775) 438

Force Without Right. — Celebrated Pas-

Quincy, Josiah, Jr. (American, 1772-1864) 438

Peaceably, if possible ; Violently, if Neces-

sary.-Celebrated Passages.
Quintilian, Marcus Fabius (Rome c. 35-95) 71-108

The Secret of the Highest Eloquence; On

Natural Oratory ; Oratory Manifestly

Art; The Attic and Ciceronian
Schools ; On the Eloquence of Homer,
Virgil, and Other Poets; Oratory and
Literature ; On Correct Style in Public

Speaking: The Five Divisions of Ora-
torical Art; On the Three Kinds of Ora-
tory ; On Declamation; How to Culti-
vate Good Delivery ; The Oratory of the
Bar ; The Five Divisions of an Oration;
The Exordium-How to Begin a Speech;
Second Part of a Speech - The State-
ment of Facts; Digressions in Speaking ;
Proposition, Partition, and Argument;
How to Close a Speech-The Peroration;

The Art of Remembering in Oratory.
Celebrated Passages :
Brilliancy in Oratory ; * Pectus et Vis

Mentis ; Oratory and Virtue.


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