Quintillian said of his odes: "He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and grace, versatile in his figures and felicitiously daring in his choice of words.
In an online article headlined: "In Memoriam: Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011," the magazine described him as an "incomparable critic, masterful rhetorician
, fiery wit, and fearless bon vivant.
On the magazine's website, its editor Graydon Carter remembers Hitchens, describing him as a "brilliant wit, matchless rhetorician
, and masterful critic.
So described, they are capable of being misdirected and misused: a rhetorician
can give clever arguments for a bad cause; he can calculatively and deliberately act harmfully.
20) A minor rhetorician
is "a physician, the physician of himself and of the world.
Beneath that, there's a 'Wise Words' quote from the Roman rhetorician
and writer Seneca the Elder (c.
It's not unusual for a skilled rhetorician
like Paul to shift gears.
In chapter six, Arnaudo introduces another prominent Seicento figure: Daniello Bartoli (1608-1685), the official historian of the Jesuit order and one of the best rhetorician
of the century.
Firstly, linking the position of the rhetorician
to socialism ('red'), thus depicting their position as more socialist ('redder')--or simply as socialist--in comparison to the policy position (real or abstract) chosen on the other side of the 'water' (e.
Disraeli once declared of Gladstone: "He is a sophistical rhetorician
, inbraited by the exuberance of his own verbosity.
The first two essays consider early rhetorician
texts: the fourteenth-century Maastricht Passion Play written in the Ripuarian dialect and the fifteenth-century Bliscapen texts on the Joys of Mary.
Part 1, for example, provides a strong critique of works that focus on Calvin as rhetorician
, and which subsequently downplay the dialectical and contemplative aspects of his work.