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Eloquence

Ambrose, St.
bees, prophetic of fluency, landed in his mouth. [Christian Hagiog: Brewster, 177]
Antony, Mark
gives famous speech against Caesar’s assassins. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Arnall, Father
his sermons fill Stephen with the fear of hell-fire. [Br. Lit.: Joyce Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
bees on the mouth
pictorial and verbal symbol of eloquence. [Folklore and Christian Iconog.: Brewster, 177]
Bragi
god of poetry and fluent oration. [Norse Myth.: LLEI, I: 324]
Calliope
chief muse of poetic inspiration and oratory. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 177]
Churchill, Winston
(1874–1965) statesman whose rousing oratory led the British in WWII. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 556]
Cicero
(106–43 B. C.) orator whose forcefulness of presentation and melodious language is still imitated. [Rom. Hist.: NCE, 558]
Demosthenes
(382–322 B.C.) generally considered the greatest of the Greek orators. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 559]
Gettysburg Address
Lincoln’s brief, moving eulogy for war dead (1863). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 286–287]
King, Martin Luther, Jr
. (1929–1968) civil rights leader and clergyman whose pleas for justice won support of millions. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1134]
lotus
symbol of eloquence. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
Mapple, Father
preaches movingly and ominously on Jonah. [Am. Lit.: Melville Moby Dick]
Paine, Thomas
(1737–1809) powerful voice of the colonies; wrote famous “Common Sense.” [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 369–370]
Webster, Daniel
(1782–1852) noted 19th-century American orator-politician. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 539]
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