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" But eloquence must flow like a stream that is fed by an abundant spring, and not spout forth a little frothy water on some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year. "
Inchiquin the Jesuit's Letters, During a Late Residence in the United States ... - Pagina 57
door Charles Jared Ingersoll - 1810 - 165 pagina’s
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 102

1855
...Florey ' feasts of reason and flow of soul ' by their reminiscences. ' Eloquence,' says Bolingbroke, ' must flow like a stream that ' is fed by an abundant...some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year.' So must humour, and Sydney Smith's was so fed ; yet it was seldom overpowering, and never exhausting,...
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The works of ... Henry St. John, lord viscount Bolingbroke. With ..., Volume 4

Henry St. John (1st visct. Bolingbroke.) - 1809
...gives a nobler superiority than power, that every dunce may use, or fraud, that every knave may employ. But eloquence must flow like a stream that is fed by an abundant spring, and not spout forth like a frothy water on some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year. The famous orators of Greece...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord ..., Volume 4

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - 1809
...gives a nobler superiority than power, that every dunce may use, or fraud, that every knave may employ. But eloquence must flow like a stream that is fed by an abundant spring, and not spout forth like a frothy water on some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year. The famous orators of Greece...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord ..., Volume 4

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - 1809
...But eloquence must flow like a stream that is fed by an abundant spring, and not spout forth like a frothy water on some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year. The famous orators of Greece and Rome were the statesmen and ministers of those commonwealths. The...
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The Rhode-Island Literary Repository, Volume 1

Isaac Bailey - 1814
...that every dunce may use, or fraud that every knave may employ, to lead them by the nose. But elomust flow like a stream that is fed by an abundant spring,...some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year. The true image of a free people, governed by a patriot king, is that of a patriarchal family, where...
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The Rhode-Island Literary Repository, Volume 1

1814
...every dunce may use, or fraud that every knave may employ, to lead them by the nose. But elp* must Sow like a stream that is fed by an abundant spring, and...some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year. The true image of a free people, governed by a patriot king, is that of a patriarchal family, where...
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The National Register, Volume 1,Nummer 1 -Volume 2,Nummer 43

1816
...fool may use, or fraud, that every knave may employ. Hut eloquence must flow like a stream that is'fcd by an abundant spring, and not spout forth a little"...some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year." NATIVE ELOQUENCE. The following' Speech of the celebrated chri*tian Indian chief vcas communicated...
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Sketches of American Orators, Volume 18,Nummer 2

Francis Walker Gilmer - 1816 - 48 pagina’s
...gives a nobler superiority than power that ayy fool may use, or fraud that every knave may employ. But eloquence must flow like a stream that is fed by an abundant spring, andnot spout forth a little frothy water on some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year." NOTES....
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The Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

A citizen of Pittsburgh - 1818 - 263 pagina’s
...gives a nobler superiority than power that any fool may use, or fraud that every knave may employ. But eloquence must flow like a stream that is fed...abundant spring, and not spout forth a little frothy matter on some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year." Sketches of d. Orators. THE REPUBLICAN...
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Sketches, Essays and Translations

Francis Walker Gilmer - 1828 - 201 pagina’s
...gives a nobler superiority than power, that any fool may use, or fraud, that every knave may employ. But eloquence must flow like a stream that is fed...some gaudy day, and remain dry the rest of the year." APPENDIX. [Sec ptge 28.] Mr. PINKNEY lived long enough literally to fulfil this prediction. The powers...
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