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St. Augustine
On Christian Doctrine

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hearer

   Book, Chapter
1 1, 13| ear into the mind of the hearer, the word which we have 2 2, 6| he does not please his hearer so much as when he draws 3 2, 6| barren among them?" Does the hearer learn anything more than 4 2, 36| affection conciliates the hearer, or that a narrative, when 5 4, arg| delighting and persuading the hearer. All these gifts are to 6 4, arg| bring home the truth to the hearer, so that he may understand 7 4, 2| subject, so as to put the hearer into a friendly, or attentive, 8 4, 5| so much the more if the hearer is pleased with what is 9 4, 7| rests himself, and gives the hearer rest, by interposing a slight 10 4, 9| insisted upon, that our hearer or companion should have 11 4, 10| to understanding in the hearer, seeing that there is no 12 4, 12| delight or persuade his hearer as well, he will not accomplish 13 4, 12| of importance. And as the hearer must be pleased in order 14 4, 12| as, for example, when the hearer yields his assent to one 15 4, 13| chap. 13. The hearer must be moved as well as 16 4, 17| with him the assent of his hearer. For it is these three ends, 17 4, 18| intention is not to get the hearer to do, or to pronounce judgment 18 4, 19| instead of proofs? Or is the hearer to be moved to do something 19 4, 20| might possibly occur to the hearer to ask, If there is no inheritance 20 4, 22| style, we fail to retain the hearer's attention; but when we 21 4, 22| its own which prevent the hearer's attention from cooling 22 4, 22| up in order to carry the hearer's feelings with us, when 23 4, 25| object is not to instruct the hearer, or to persuade him to any 24 4, 25| merely with pleasing the hearer, but rather seeking to aid 25 4, 26| subdued style to pall upon the hearer; and therefore we would 26 4, 26| that we wish to carry the hearer with us, that is, to compel 27 4, 26| bring home conviction to the hearer. ~ 28 4, 26| should aim at inducing the hearer to strive after or hold 29 4, 26| necessary to stir and sway the hearer's mind by the majestic style ( 30 4, 27| for more in securing the hearer's compliance. The man who 31 4, 31| desired. But the reader or hearer who finds pleasure in it


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