A Guide to Forming and Conducting Lyceums, Debating Societies, &c: With Outlines of Discussions and Essays, and an Appendix, Containing an Epitome of Rhetoric, Logic, &c
A. E. Wright, 1841 - 102 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 58 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.
الصفحة 23 - And behold, one of them which were with Jesus, stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest, and smote off his ear.
الصفحة 99 - ... and any attempt to ensnare an adversary by the arts of sophistry, or to lessen the force of his reasoning, by wit, cavilling-, or ridicule, is a violation of the rules of honourable controversy.
الصفحة 62 - The pathetic tones and exulting sounds which he drew from the instrument, joined to the alternative plaintiveness and boldness of his strains, rendered the prince unable to restrain the softer emotions of his soul. He even suffered him to proceed, until, overpowered with harmony, he melted into tears of pity, and repented of his cruelty.
الصفحة 80 - Each of the sexes," says Addison, " should keep within its particular bounds, and content themselves to exult within their respective districts."! Themselves and their cannot grammatically refer to each, singular. Besides, the trespass here is the more glaring, that these pronouns are coupled with its referring to the same noun. In no part of speech do good writers more frequently fall into mistakes than in the verbs. Of these I shall give some specimens out of a much greater number which might be...
الصفحة 75 - ... observe the effect produced by this change. ' Consider the flowers, how they gradually increase in their size ; they do no manner of work, and yet I declare to you, that no king whatever, in his most splendid habit, is dressed up like them. If then God in his providence doth so adorn the vegetable productions, which continue but little time on the land, and are afterwards devoted to the meanest uses, how much more will he provide clothing for you...
الصفحة 99 - The parties should mutually consider each other as standing on a footing of equality in respect to the subject in debate. Each should regard the other as possessing equal talents, knowledge, and desire for truth with himself; and that it is possible, therefore, that he may be in the wrong, and his adversary in the right.
الصفحة 38 - Physiology of the Nervous System," when new meditations upon a very extraordinary phenomenon — somnambulism — would permit me no longer to doubt of the existence in us, and out of us, of an intelligent principle, altogether different from material existences. It is, if you please, the soul and God. In regard to this matter, / liave a profound conviction, founded upon facts which are not to be controverted.
الصفحة 8 - A member may be expelled from the Association by the vote of two-thirds of the members present at any regular meeting of the Association, upon the written recommendation of the Executive Committee. Rules of Order. XVIII. All rules not provided for in these By-Laws shall be those found in " Roberts