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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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Kinsley, for a moment, was singularly and eloquently profane.
She had checked them by a visible compression of the lips and some display of an emotion determined to be eloquently silent.
He soon became a favourite with the old farmer, who spoke eloquently of his virtues.
Of course, with value comes appreciation, and so this issue champions "The Continued Concern of Scientists" by Al Huebner and celebrates life at the university with the concept of the "secular cathedral" as eloquently described in the interview with Harvard Humanist Chaplain Greg Epstein.
Whereas Blomstedt offered a meek podium presence but unleashed great musical storms, especially in the Schubert, Nott is something of a podium grandstander capable of enviable delicacy in his musical expression, as his lithe and charm-filled account of the ``Little C major'' Symphony eloquently demonstrated.
Judy had a unique ability to quietly and eloquently present ideas and sway positions to generate consensus.
The case for money being the root of all evil is eloquently put here by author Tim Parks as he delves into the history of this most famous of Florentine families' finances.
Stefan Behnisch, who had spoken eloquently on the specific topic of sustainability, professed himself bewildered because the quotidian reality is that, the big cities are becoming even bigger--especially in Asia.
The footsore audience was rewarded with bookends of her suffering women, eloquently forming Ailey's shapes in the perfect adagio time.
An excellent and practical read which is very highly recommended to young women, especially those with artistic aspirations, Journal Buddies: A Girl's Journal For Sharing And Celebrating Magnificence by Jill Schoenberg Girma is an eloquently written guide for assisting young women on their path to discovering the better half of their artistic abilities.
As in Christianity, and most eloquently stated by St.
These films are delivered with heart and eloquently state the case for ecologic balance and environmental justice without trivializing the subject with numbing special effects or things blowing up.