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THE

BOOK OF ORATORY:

A NEW COLLECTION OF EXTRACTS IN

PROSE, POETRY, AND DIALOGUE,

CONTAINING SELECTIONS FROM

DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN AND ENGLISH ORATORS,

DIVINES, AND POETS ;

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MANY ARE SPECIMENS OF THE ELOQUENCE OF STATESMEN OF THE

PRESENT DAY.

FOR THE USE OF COLLEGES, ACADEMIES, AND SCHOOLS.

BY EDWARD C. MARSHALL, M. A.

LATE INSTRUCTOR IN A MILITARY SCHOOL AT WEST POINT, IN GENEVA COLLEGE,

AND IN THE NEW YORK UNIVERSITY.

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Nemo est orator, qui se Demosthenis similem esse nolit.

CICERO, de Optimo genere Oratorum.

NEW-YORK:
D. APPLETON & COMPANY,

346 & 348 BROADWAY.

M.DCOC.LVI,

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1851,

By D. APPLETON & COMPANY

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern

District of New York.

TO

II ORACE WEBSTER, LL.D.,

,

,

THE ABLE HEAD OF

THE NEW YORK FREE ACADEMY,

WHO HAS BEEN, FOR MORE THAN

A RUA R T E R OF A CENTURY

IDENTIFIED

WITH SOUND COLLEGIATE EDUCATION

IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK,

This Bolame

18 RESPECTFULLY INSORIBED.

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