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St. Augustine
On Christian Doctrine

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eloquence

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1 2, 36| chap. 36. The rules of eloquence are true, though sometimes 2 2, 36| argument, which is called eloquence, and these rules are not 3 4, arg| whom it behoves to excel in eloquence and power of speech. After 4 4, arg| Scriptures as the best models of eloquence, far excelling all others 5 4, arg| others in the combination of eloquence with wisdom. He points out 6 4, 2| Since, then, the faculty of eloquence is available for both sides, 7 4, 3| you have what is called eloquence or oratory) may be learnt 8 4, 3| for the masters of Roman eloquence themselves did not shrink 9 4, 3| than by following rules for eloquence. And even outside the canon, 10 4, 3| will acquire a tinge of the eloquence with which they are written, 11 4, 3| eloquent men, we find rules of eloquence carried out which the speakers 12 4, 3| not think of as aids to eloquence at the time when they were 13 4, 5| of more importance than eloquence to the Christian teacher~ 14 4, 5| with wisdom, if not with eloquence, and with profit to his 15 4, 5| would if he could speak with eloquence too. But we must beware 16 4, 5| that "though wisdom without eloquence is of little service to 17 4, 5| little service to states, yet eloquence without wisdom is frequently 18 4, 5| teach the principles of eloquence have been forced by truth 19 4, 5| very books which treat of eloquence, though they were ignorant 20 4, 5| only with wisdom, but with eloquence also (and assuredly he will 21 4, 5| to speak, not only with eloquence, but with wisdom also. For 22 4, 5| only with wisdom, but with eloquence as well; and there is not 23 4, 6| The sacred writers unite eloquence with wisdom~ 24 4, 6| For as there is a kind of eloquence that is more becoming in 25 4, 6| and nothing can be called eloquence if it be not suitable to 26 4, 6| speaker, so there is a kind of eloquence that is becoming in men 27 4, 6| inspired of God. With this eloquence they spoke; no other would 28 4, 6| these writers, though their eloquence is then less apparent, I 29 4, 6| was a necessary element in eloquence of a kind that was designed 30 4, 6| those powers and beauties of eloquence which they make their boast, 31 4, 6| unspeakable delight in their eloquence; I am more struck with admiration 32 4, 6| the way in which, by an eloquence peculiarly their own, they 33 4, 6| their own, they so use this eloquence of ours that it is not conspicuous 34 4, 6| breast of the wise man, and eloquence, like an inseparable attendant, 35 4, 7| chap. 7. Examples of true eloquence drawn from the epistles 36 4, 7| was guided by the rules of eloquence, so I do not deny that his 37 4, 7| and was accompanied by, eloquence. ~ 38 4, 7| But wisdom is his guide, eloquence his attendant; he follows 39 4, 7| notice what a stream of eloquence flows through them. ~ 40 4, 7| they do not display, the eloquence which these men value so 41 4, 7| anything of his as a model of eloquence, we take it from those epistles 42 4, 7| say something about the eloquence of the prophets also, where 43 4, 7| points bearing on the laws of eloquence could be found in this passage 44 4, 7| flowed forth in wisdom and eloquence from the divine mind; wisdom 45 4, 7| mind; wisdom not aiming at eloquence, yet eloquence not shrinking 46 4, 7| aiming at eloquence, yet eloquence not shrinking from wisdom. 47 4, 7| but eloquent also, with an eloquence suited to a character and 48 4, 8| though compatible with eloquence, not to be imitated by Christian 49 4, 8| I take some examples of eloquence from those writings of theirs 50 4, 9| clearly, or with whatever eloquence the speaker may expound 51 4, 9| being so anxious about the eloquence as about the clearness of 52 4, 11| teaching, of course, true eloquence consists, not in making 53 4, 12| can be done by powerful eloquence to move the minds of the 54 4, 12| with greater strength of eloquence. Yet when this is needful, 55 4, 13| place has been assigned in eloquence to the art of pleasing. 56 4, 13| the truth and praises the eloquence, if he does not yield his 57 4, 13| subdue him by the power of eloquence. ~ 58 4, 14| base men have with great eloquence recommended, not with a 59 4, 14| do in the end thereof?" O eloquence, which is the more terrible 60 4, 14| derived from that species of eloquence which indeed says nothing 61 4, 14| dignified and modest form of eloquence, such as we find in his 62 4, 17| the great master of Roman eloquence himself seems to have intended 63 4, 18| therefore speak without either eloquence or power, but in a subdued 64 4, 20| in the temperate style of eloquence; and those parts of it are 65 4, 20| it rises into a temperate eloquence, yet he interposes one passage 66 4, 20| makes us feel the fervour of eloquence. ~ 67 4, 21| the power of a majestic eloquence. ~ 68 4, 21| clear, I think, that this eloquence calls passionately upon 69 4, 22| thus making the tide of eloquence to ebb and flow like the 70 4, 24| on them by the powerful eloquence of a wise man, not by clamorous 71 4, 24| not only pleased with the eloquence of the encomiums and censures, 72 4, 25| to speak with wisdom and eloquence to secure. On the other 73 4, 25| For as the function of all eloquence, whichever of these three 74 4, 25| succeeds in persuading, his eloquence has not secured its object. 75 4, 25| it who are vain of their eloquence and make a boast of panegyrics, 76 4, 25| effecting by this style of eloquence what we aim at effecting 77 4, 26| to speak with wisdom and eloquence, viz. perspicuity, beauty 78 4, 26| Eloquence of the temperate style, 79 4, 28| should speak wisely without eloquence, rather than eloquently 80 4, 29| written with wisdom and eloquence by others, and commit it


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