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  • n. Plural form of eloquence.

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Examples

  • No historical orations, no patriotic grand eloquences by grown ups, no program in his yard.

    Charles Ives' Rambunctious 'Fourth Of July'

  • Hence the beauties, concords, and eloquences of the female form were never without their effect upon

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Natural eloquences is a rare and powerful gift; when guided by education and study, the talent exercises a marvellous influence on man; but add to these two a zeal and fervor of spirit such as burned in the mortified spirit of the man of God, and we have

    Alvira, the Heroine of Vesuvius

  • And, while we are about it, we should like to know whether it is the silences or the loneliness or "we" that listen to the eloquent brasses, and to inquire mildly why the poet threw away the opportunity to say the "brazen eloquences," which would have been novel and striking, and quite in the vein of her great original.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 101, May, 1876

  • And this old Hall which has been made to wring with your eloquences you will leave to enter the stern realities of the forum, the bar, and the pulpit.

    Junior Adieu to the Class Of '97

  • Hence the beauties, concords, and eloquences of the female form were never without their effect upon Christopher, a born musician, artist, poet, seer, mouthpiece -- whichever a translator of Nature's oracles into simple speech may be called.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Now, however, the self-surrender manifest in her willingness to let me squeeze her hand, the ardour of her pressure in return, and the glorious flush of love in her beautiful, deep, dark eyes as she lifted them to mine, were all the eloquences which the most impatient or exacting lover could expect or demand.

    The Jewel of Seven Stars

  • We cannot justly affirm, indeed, that “the soft blue sky did never melt into his heart,” as Wordsworth says of his Peter Bell; but he shows more of resistance than all the other persons to the poetries and eloquences of the place.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

  • Wordsworth says of his Peter Bell; but he shows more of resistance than all the other persons to the poetries and eloquences of the place.

    Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I. With An Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Growth Of The Drama In England

  • So in universities, and all manner of dames 'and other schools, of the very highest class as of the very lowest; and Society at large, when we enter there, confirms with all its brilliant review-articles, successful publications, intellectual tea-circles, literary gazettes, parliamentary eloquences, the grand lesson we had.

    Latter-Day Pamphlets

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