The Philosophy of the Human Voice: Embracing Its Physiological History; Together with a System of Principles, by which Criticism in the Art of Elocution May be Rendered Intelligible, and Instruction, Definite and Comprehensive. To which is Added A Brief Analysis of Song and Recitative
J. Crissy, printer, 1845 - 499 páginas
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Página 422 - ... that sensibility of principle that chastity of...
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Página 182 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found Among the faithless, faithful only he ; » Among innumerable false, unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced,. unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number, nor example, with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
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Página 82 - The little engine on his fingers' ends; This just behind Belinda's neck he spread, As o'er the fragrant steams she bends her head. Swift to the lock a thousand sprites repair...
Página 189 - On the other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war.
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Página 360 - Nathless he so endured, till on the beach Of that inflamed sea he stood, and called His legions — angel forms, who lay entranced. Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks In Vallombrosa, where the Etrurian shades High overarched embower; or scattered sedge Afloat, when...
Página 82 - Hampton takes its name. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants and of nymphs at home; Here thou, great ANNA ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea. Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court; In various talk th...