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PARALLELS,

I. Parallel between M. Turenne and the Cardinal de

Bouillon

30

II. Parallet between violent and languising diseases

ibid.

III. Parallel. The Queen serving the poor in the Ho-

Spital, and sharing in the King's glory and triumph 31

IV. Parallel between a wicked and an ignorant Judge

ibid.

Common Places

32

CHA

CHAP III.

Of reading and explaining of Authors

SECTION I.

Of the three different kinds or characters of Elo-

quence

44

Article I: Of the simple kind

47

ARTICLE II. Of the sublime

56

ARTICLE III. Of the mediate kind

66

ARTICLE IV. General refle&tions on the three kinds of

Eloquence

73

SECTION II.

What must chiefly be observed in reading and explaining

Authors

80

ARTICLE

1. Duty of a Preacher

Page 267 To instruct, and, for that end, to speak clearly ibid. The necessity of perspicuity in Catechiffs

269 II. Duty of a Preacher

273 To please, and for that end, to speak in a florid and polite manner

ibid.

FIRST DEFECT.

Taking too much pains about the ornaments

277

SECOND FAUL T.

287

The being too negligent of the ornaments of speech 279 III. Duty of a Preacher

To affect and move the Palions of his Auditors by the Arength of his Discourse

ibid. Extract from St. Auftin

289 Extract of St. Cyprian

292 Extracts from St. 7. Chryfoftom agains Oaths 293 Extrast af St. Chryfoftom's discourse on Eutropius's disgrace

296 Extract from the firf Book of the Priesthood 301

PART II.

The learning requisite in a Christian Orator
Of the study of the Scriptures
The Rudy of the Father's

304 305 310

SECTION V.

Of the Eloquence of the sacred Writings 1. Simplicity of the mysterious Writings II. Simplicity and Grandeur

313 316

317 III. The

III. The beauty of the Scripture daes not arise from the words, but the things

Page 323 IV. DESCRIPTION

325 V. FIGURES

330 1. The Metapher and Simile

ibid. 2. Repetition

331 Apostrophe, Prosopopiva

332 VI. Sublime Pasages VII. Tender and affecting Passages VIII. Characters

342 The Song of Moses, after his passage through the Red Sea

347 Moses's Song

349 The Song of Moses, explained according to the rules of Rhetoric

354 Occasion and subject of the Song

355 Explication of the Song

ibid.

334 338

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