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THE

BOOK OF ELOQUENCE:

A

COLLECTION OF EXTRACTS

IN

PROSE AND VERSE,

FROM THE MOST ELOQUENT ORATORS AND POETS OF

OTHER DAYS AND THE PRESENT TIME;

INTENDED AS EXERCISES FOR DECLAMATION IN COLLEGES

AND SCHOOLS,

BY CHARLES D. WARNER.

“Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special
observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature.”-SHAKSPEARE.

Qaid facundia posset
Ro ratuit

- Oviy, Met. Lib, xiii.

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

CHARLES D. WARNER, In the Clerk's Omice of the District Court of the United States for the

Northern District of New York,

STREOTYPED BY THOMAS B. SMITH,

216 WILLIAM STREET, N. Y.

TO

SIMON C. HITCHCOCK, ESQ.,

THIS WORK

IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED BY

THE EDITOR,

AS SOME LITTLE ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF KINDNESS SHOWN

THROUGII MANY YEARS,

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