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213. Eloquence

  1. Ambrose, St. bees, prophetic of fluency, landed in his mouth. [Christian Hagiog: Brewster, 177]
  2. Antony, Mark gives famous speech against Caesars assassins. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar ]
  3. Arnall, Father his sermons fill Stephen with the fear of hell-fire. [Br. Lit.: Joyce Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man ]
  4. bees on the mouth pictorial and verbal symbol of eloquence. [Folklore and Christian Iconog.: Brewster, 177]
  5. Bragi god of poetry and fluent oration. [Norse Myth.: LLEI, I: 324]
  6. Calliope chief muse of poetic inspiration and oratory. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 177]
  7. Churchill, Winston (18741965) statesman whose rousing oratory led the British in WWII. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 556]
  8. Cicero (10643 B. C.) orator whose forcefulness of presentation and melodious language is still imitated. [Rom. Hist.: NCE, 558]
  9. Demosthenes (382322 B.C.) generally considered the greatest of the Greek orators. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 559]
  10. Gettysburg Address Lincolns brief, moving eulogy for war dead (1863). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 286287]
  11. King, Martin Luther, Jr . (19291968) civil rights leader and clergyman whose pleas for justice won support of millions. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1134]
  12. lotus symbol of eloquence. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
  13. Mapple, Father preaches movingly and ominously on Jonah. [Am. Lit.: Melville Moby Dick ]
  14. Paine, Thomas (17371809) powerful voice of the colonies; wrote famous Common Sense. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 369370]
  15. Webster, Daniel (17821852) noted 19th-century American orator-politician. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 539]

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eloquence

el·o·quence / ˈeləkwəns/ • n. fluent or persuasive speaking or writing: a preacher of great power and eloquence. ∎  the art or manner of such speech or writing.

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Eloquence

Eloquence

of lawyers: company of lawyersBk. of St. Albans, 1486.

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eloquence

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