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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Eloquent
 
That old man eloquent.
        Milton.—Sonnet X. To Lady M. Ley. (Alluding to Isocrates, the Athenian orator.)
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        Was the slave so eloquent,
In his malice?
        Thos. Killegrew.—The Parson’s Wedding, Act I. Scene 1.
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Nor speaks loud, to boast her wit;
In her silence eloquent.
        Habington.—A Description of Castara, Verse 3.
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For silence here could eloquently plead.
        Dr. Joseph Beaumont.—Eve, v. V.
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The eloquent air breathes.
        Byron.—Childe Harold, Canto IV. Stanza 112. (On the Forum at Rome.)
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Likeness in thy work is eloquent.
        Dryden.—Epi. 14. (To Sir Godfrey Kneller.)
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Eloquent want, whose reasons sway,
And make ten thousand truths give way.
        Green.—On Barclay’s Apology for the Quakers, Line 89.
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