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wax eloquent

Fig. to speak with eloquence. Perry never passed up a chance to wax eloquent at a banquet.
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Heaven seemed to have provided a greater number of eloquent men than had appeared at any other period, in order that the people might be fully instructed as to their wrongs and the method of resistance.
But, Grandfather," asked Lawrence, "were there no able and eloquent men in this country who took the part of King George?
The life and adventures of our charming young clergyman, bear eloquent testimony to the saintly patience of his disposition, under trials which would have overwhelmed an ordinary man.
It is certainly a very remarkable fact, that one of the most efficient advocates of the slave population, now before the public, is a fugitive slave, in the person of FREDERICK DOUGLASS; and that the free colored population of the United States are as ably represented by one of their own number, in the per- son of CHARLES LENOX REMOND, whose eloquent appeals have extorted the highest applause of multi- tudes on both sides of the Atlantic.
At length she caught an eloquent look of her companion's, one of those looks which would convey intelligence to a brick wall.
Tom and Ned found it difficult to comprehend all the rapid Spanish spoken by their host, but they managed to understand some, and his eloquent gestures made up the rest.
But Sandy was radiant; and was going to be eloquent -- but I stopped her, and told her my magic had mis- carried, somehow or other, and she must mount, with all despatch, and we must ride for life.
It hushed the eloquent, struck down the powerful, abolished the beautiful and good.
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She launched her own dance academy, Eloquent Praise Dance, in 2014 and became a qualified dance teacher at the age of 18.
Bashar: Nice Try Will this smart Doctor-Dictator take the cue and bow out as CNN is speculating today, or will it be more of the same eloquent and charm-delivered account of conspiracy.
For intermediate to advanced programmers with experience in Ruby or other object oriented languages, such as C#, Java or Python, this style guide teaches the "Ruby way" to write elegant and eloquent code.
Eloquent JavaScript tells how to write code that is effective and flexible, and teaches the basics of how code applies to building complexity.
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