The art of rhetoric made easy or, the elements of oratory briefly stated, and fitted for the practice of the studious youth of Great-Britain and Ireland: in two books. The First comprehending the Principles of that excellent Art, conformable to, and supported by the Authority of the most accurate Orators and Rhetoricians, both Ancient and Modern, viz. Isocrates, Aristotle, Cicero, Dionysius Halicarnass. Quintilian, Vossius, Petrus Ramus, Cyp. Soarius, Aud. Talaeus, Dugard, Farnaby, Butler, Smith, Walker, Burton, Blackwall, Lowe, Rollin, A. B. of Cambray, Mess. de Port-Royal, &c. The Whole being distinguished into what is necessary to be repeated, and what may be made only Matter of Observation. The Second containing the Substance of Longinus's celebrated Treatise on the Sublime. In Both which all Technical Terms are fully explained, with their Derivations, and proper Examples applied to demonstrate and illustrate allthe Tropes, Figures, and Fine Turns, that are to be met with, or imitated, either in the Scriptures, Classics, or other polite Writings as well Oratorial as Poetical. The second impression corrected and improved. By John Holmes, Master of the Publick Grammar-School, in Holt, Norfolk

Main Author: Holmes, John
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for and sold by C. Hitch, and L. Hawes, in Pater-Noster Row, and the booksellers in Cambridge, Norwich and Dublin 1755, MDCCLV. [1755]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T90583. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The second book has its own titlepage: 'The art of rhetoric made easy: or, the elements of oratory. Book II. .. ' London: re-printed in the year M.DCC.LV., and its own pagination and register. - With a final advertisement leaf
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