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The Art of Rhetoric Made Easy [electronic resource]: 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

Holmes, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
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, MDCCXXXIX. 1738- [1739]
Language
English
Description
[18], 96;71, [7] p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Titlepage in red and black.
  • Dedication of Book I dated "Die ante calendas Octobres, MCCXXXVIII".
  • 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.
  • With a final advertisement leaf.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T90627.
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