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quick recollection, the forcible reasoning, and the ready utterance of the accomplished Barrister; and the sublime devotion, genuine dignity, and unaffected earnestness of the facred Orator : but when a man, in either of these capacities, fo far forgets the ends, and degrades the consequence of his profession, as to set himself forth to public view under the character of a Spouter, and to parade it in the ears of the vulgar with all the pomp of artificial eloquence, though the skilful may gaze
may gaze and applaud, the judicious cannot but be grieved and disgusted. Avail yourself, then, of your
skill in the Art of Speaking, but always employ your powers of elocution with caution and modesty : remembering, that though it be desirable to be admired as an eminent Orator, it is of much more importance to be respected, as a wise Statesman, an able Lawyer, or an useful Preacher.
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I. II. III. IV.
V. VI. VII. VIII. IX.
X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV.
XV. XVI. XVII. XVIII. XIX.
XX. XXI. XXII. XXIII. XXIV. XXV.
Manners with Firmness of Mind. Lord Chesterfield
Ibid. XVII. On Versification
ibid. XXIII. On Procrastination
Young XXIV. The Pain arising from virtuous Emotions attended with Pleasure
ibid. XXVI. The Pleasures ariâng from a cultivated Imagination
Ibid. XXVII. Slavery.
99 100 101 103 105 107 110 112 115 116 119 1 22 124 - 125 127
ORATIONS AND HARANGUES.
Page 152 154
1. Junius Brutus over the dead Body of Lucretia Livy
appoint him General in the Expedition against
Quintus Curtius 165 V. Thc Scythian Ambassadors to Alexander
Ibid. 162 VI. Galgacus the General of the Caledonii to his
Army, to incite them to Action against the
Accommodation between Henry II. and Ste-
Lord Lyttleton 168 VIII. Mr. Pulteney's Speech on the Motion for reducing the Army
174 IX. Sir John St. Aubin's Speech for repealing the
184 XI. Lord Lyttleton's Specch on the Repeal of the Act called the Jew Bill, in the Year 1753
190 XII. In Praise of Virtue
194 XIII. The Speech of Brutus on the Death of Cæsar Shakespear XIV. Gloucester's Speech to the Nobles
Page XI. Henry and Lord Chief Justice
lbid XII. Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Ely
233 XIII. Hamlet and Horatio
Ibid 239 Ibid. 244
Ibid. 249 Ibid. 251
Pope : 252
Goldsmith 254 VI. The wish
Green 256 VII. Grongar Hill
Dyer 259 VIII. Hymn to Adversity
Mrs. Barbauld 275
Ibid. 278 XIII. Ode to Fear
Collins 280 XIV. Ode to Truth
Mason 282 XV. Ode to Fancy
Warton 294 XVI L'Allegro
Milton 289 XVII. Il Peníeroso XVIII. The Progress of Life
Shakspeare 300 XIX. The Entry of Bolingbroke and Rich:rd
into London XX. Life
302 XXI. Hotspur's Description of a Fop
303 XXII. Clarence's Dream
305 XXIII. Queen Mab XXIV. The Apothecary XXV. Ode to Evening
309 XXVI. Ode to Spring
Mrs. Barbauld 311 XXVII. Domestic Love and Happiness
Thomson 313 XXVIII. The Pleasures of Retirement XXIX. Genius
Akenpide 318 XXX. Greatness XXXI. Novelty XXXII. Philanthropy XXXIII. The Rose
Cowper 326 XXXIV. The Poet's New Year's Gift
Ibid. 307 Ibid. 308
Ibid. 323 Darwin 324