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, Earnaby, 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 Observations. 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 all the Tropes, Figures, and Fine Turns, that are to be met with, of imitated, either in the Scriptures, Classics, or other polite Writings as well Oratorial as Poetical. By John Holmes, Master of the Publick Grammar-School, in Holt, Norfolk

Main Author: Holmes, John
Format: eBook
Published: London printed by A. Parker; and sold by A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, in Pater-Noster-Row, and the booksellers in Cambridge, Norwich, and Dublin 1738, 1738-1739
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Dedication of Book I dated "Die ante calendas Octobres, MCCXXXVIII. - English Short Title Catalog, T90627. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The second book has a separate titlepage: 'The art of rhetoric made easy: or, the elements of oratory. Book II. .. ', London, "printed in the year", 1738, and with separate pagination and register. - Titlepage in red and black. - With a final advertisement leaf
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