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eloquent
used in Frankenstein

6 uses
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Definition powerful use of language
  • He is so gentle, yet so wise; his mind is so cultivated, and when he speaks, although his words are culled with the choicest art, yet they flow with rapidity and unparalleled eloquence.
    Introductory Letters (77% in)
  • Elizabeth's heart-rending eloquence failed to move the judges from their settled conviction in the criminality of the saintly sufferer.
    Chapter 8 (91% in)
  • He is eloquent and persuasive, and once his words had even power over my heart; but trust him not.
    Chapter 24 (35% in)
  • His eloquence is forcible and touching; nor can I hear him, when he relates a pathetic incident or endeavours to move the passions of pity or love, without tears.
    Chapter 24 (42% in)
  • Even the sailors feel the power of his eloquence; when he speaks, they no longer despair; he rouses their energies, and while they hear his voice they believe these vast mountains of ice are mole-hills which will vanish before the resolutions of man.
    Chapter 24 (54% in)
  • I was at first touched by the expressions of his misery; yet, when I called to mind what Frankenstein had said of his powers of eloquence and persuasion, and when I again cast my eyes on the lifeless form of my friend, indignation was rekindled within me.
    Chapter 24 (86% in)

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