Blog Posts - Eloquence



The Elements of Eloquence

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with my series on rhetorical devices. Figures of rhetoric such as anaphora, epistrophe, epizeuxis and others, when used properly, can set a speech on fire so that it blazes in the memories of … Con...
by Manner of Speaking on Jun 22, 2014

Staring in the Mirror

Staring in the Mirror When King Louis XIV waltzed into his ornate chapel to worship and be worshiped, he often heard Jacques Benigne Bossuet, one of the most eloquent French Catholics. Bossuet, born in Dijon on September 27, 1627, had discovered the...
by Laboring In The Lord on Sep 27, 2013

Eloquence is in the Eye of the Beholder

“Remember the Alamo!” -1836“Remember Pearl Harbor!” -1941“Sometimes what we’ve seen is that folks will call for immediate action, jumpin’ inta stuff, that does not turn out well, gets us mired in very difficult situations.” –Obama,...
by Proof Positive on Aug 29, 2013

Jerome of Prague

Jerome loved travel, college life, and the Bible. He was born in Prague and excelled at the university there. Following graduation he traveled to England to study at Oxford, where he ran across the teachings of John Wycliffe, the “Morning Star of t...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 15, 2013

Fabulous Finds Sale!

If you share my love of fabulous, gorgeous designer and vintage pieces, today is your Lucky Day!!I have for sale today two very wonderful vintage side tables/nightstands from Eloquence.  They are so beautiful and feminine.  They were used i...
by Southern Chateau on Apr 6, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 12.25.12

Read your Bible in 1 year: 12.25 2 Chronicles 30 Revelation 16 Zechariah 12 Psalms 143 “He was created of a mother whom He created. He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy. He, the Word, without whom all h...
by Laboring In The Lord on Dec 25, 2012

Final Preparations and Poetry

When a loved one passes away, those who are left behind suddenly feel as though they have been thrust in an unfamiliar place, trying to grope their way around in a very dark room. Indeed, losing a loved one to death is one of the hardest trials every...

Poems Within The Final Celebration of Life

When a loved one passes away, those who are left behind suddenly feel as though they have been thrust in an unfamiliar place, trying to grope their way around in a very dark room. Indeed, losing a loved one to death is one of the hardest trials every...

Freedom Victory Justice Eloquence, or, Smash My iPod

Freedom Victory Justice Eloquence, or, Smash My iPod Image by 顔なし I should be editting and uploading pictures and finding quotes or writing poems to go with them. But instead I’ve spent the last two hours trouble shooting my just barely t...
by Demi Lovato fan club... on Mar 29, 2012

With Neither Money Nor Arms

Jesus of Nazareth, without money and arms, conquered more millions than Alexander, Caesar, Mahomet, and Napoleon;...
by Laboring In The Lord on Feb 16, 2012


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