Rhetoric Of Vocal Expression; A Study Of The Properties Of Thought As Related To Utterance

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWilliam Benton Chamberlain

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...doth remain A shadow of man's ravage, save his own, When for a moment, like a drop of rain, He sinks into thy depths with bubbling groan, Without a grave, unknelled, uncoffined, and unknown. Thou glorious mirror, where th' Almighty's form Glasses itself in tempests; in all time, Calm or convulsed,--in breeze or gale or storm, Icing the pole, or in the torrid clime Dark heaving;--boundless, endless, and sublime,--The image of Eternity,--the throne Of the Invisible; even from out thy slime The monsters of the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee: thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone. Or Ossian's address to the sun, beginning: O Thou that rollest above; round as the shield of my 'fathers; whence are thy beams, O Sunf thine everlasting light? Take also the last part of "The Building of the Ship," by Longfellow: Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity, with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! We know what Master laid thy keel, What workmen wrought thy ribs of steel, Who made each mast, and sail, and rope, What anvils rang, what hammers beat, In what a forge, and what a heat, Were shaped the anchors of thy hope! Fear not each sudden sound and shock; 'Tis of the wave, and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And riot a rent made by the gale! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore, Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee: Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears, Our faith triumphant o'er our fears, Are all with thee,--are all with thee! Or this enthusiastic though exaggerated admiration of noble manhood: See what a grace was seated on this brow;...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...doth remain A shadow of man's ravage, save his own, When for a moment, like a drop of rain, He sinks into thy d...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217277497

ISBN - 13:9780217277495

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