Eloquence Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Eloquence

  1. Ambrose, St. bees, prophetic of fluency, landed in his mouth. [Christian Hagiog: Brewster, 177]
  2. Antony, Mark gives famous speech against Caesar’s assassins. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
  3. Arnall, Father his sermons fill Stephen with the fear of hell-fire. [Br. Lit.: Joyce Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
  4. bees on the mouth pictorial and verbal symbol of eloquence. [Folklore and Christian Iconog.: Brewster, 177]
  5. Bragi god of poetry and fluent oration. [Norse Myth.: LLEI, I: 324]
  6. Calliope chief muse of poetic inspiration and oratory. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 177]
  7. Churchill, Winston (1874–1965) statesman whose rousing oratory led the British in WWII. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 556]
  8. Cicero (106–43 B. C.) orator whose forcefulness of presentation and melodious language is still imitated. [Rom. Hist.: NCE, 558]
  9. Demosthenes (382–322 B.C.) generally considered the greatest of the Greek orators. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 559]
  10. Gettysburg Address Lincoln’s brief, moving eulogy for war dead (1863). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 286–287]
  11. King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929–1968) civil rights leader and clergyman whose pleas for justice won support of millions. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1134]
  12. lotus symbol of eloquence. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
  13. Mapple, Father preaches movingly and ominously on Jonah. [Am. Lit.: Melville Moby Dick]
  14. Paine, Thomas (1737–1809) powerful voice of the colonies; wrote famous “Common Sense.” [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 369–370]
  15. Webster, Daniel (1782–1852) noted 19th-century American orator-politician. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 539]