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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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Presenting accurate information about the life cycle of the wild Pacific salmon in the format of a beautifully illustrated picturebook, young readers age 4 to 8 will enjoy author Annette LeBox's eloquent and enthusiastically recommended story of Sumi, a coho salmon from her birth and trip down river to the ocean, to her time as a fully mature fish swimming in the great seas, to her determined return up river to her birthplace where she can spawn.
Hilary himself (Trinity 4:25, 8:1) demanded that bishops be eloquent, not meretriciously but to assist audiences' understanding.
Wilson has achieved worldwide fame for his deep commitment to environmentalism and his eloquent advocacy of green causes.
Vividly exposing the blunders, the pandering to military and corporate wants, and the hoaxes that fueled Bush's "war on terrorism" in Iraq, these free-verse poems are as eloquent as they are biting.
DAU's success in this rigorous competition with leading corporations is eloquent testimony to the dedication, technical excellence, and proven results of its faculty and staff.
Fagley, who befriended Sister Morgan, and his collaborators detail the artist's life of 80 years in eloquent biographical essays.
Drawing Acts includes an eloquent defense of connoisseurship but seeks "to extend the study of drawings beyond the limits of its conventional agenda" (3) by looking at the very act of drawing, the "fundamental pictorial act" (1).