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  • Her eloquence is unquestioned even amongst those who disagree with her.
  • She is the most eloquent speaker at the school.
  • Her silence was eloquent.
  • Cousin Tom, though not fluent in speech, had inspired me with that desire by his eloquent description of the place.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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  • Thy plainness moves me more than eloquence
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • I jumped up and waited for his eloquent words of wisdom.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • He hath an eloquent tongue in telling his love?
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • The mayor of the village, in delivering the prize to the author of it, made a warm speech in which he said that it was by far the most "eloquent" thing he had ever listened to,
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • That they could breathe free, finally, and stand to meet life with the force of dignity and whatever eloquence the heart could call upon.
    August Wilson  --  Fences
  • I had no words and no eloquence, and when Ras thundered, "Hang him!" I stood there facing them, and it seemed unreal.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man

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  • This was the unbounded power of eloquence—of words—of burning noble words.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • ...have written about our struggle in eloquent and prophetic terms.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • very witty and eloquent.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Silver Chair
  • We love eloquence for its own sake, and not for any truth which it may utter, or any heroism it may inspire.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Resistance to Civil Government
  • I have never heard a more eloquent silence.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • My husband, as I have told you, was a distinguished clergyman; one of the most eloquent men of his day.
    Henry James  --  Washington Square
  • Not a subject on which much eloquence is possible.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • I remember late in his life hearing him fairly eloquent on something which had been suggested to him by one of Fléchier’s sermons,
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • When the minister spoke from the pulpit with power and fervid eloquence...
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • But I forgive you, nevertheless, because it is such eloquent witness to your great love for me.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  A Doll’s House
  • He was deliberately making some eloquent unspoken plea to her, he was deliberately keeping off the subject.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Then the reputation of many would not have been imperiled on the eloquence or want of eloquence of one, and their virtues believed or not as he spoke well or ill.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles’s Funeral Oration
  • She didn’t want to be anywhere near them, though, because even if they said nothing, their expressions were plenty eloquent.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • I should have used that time to come up with something more eloquent.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • He shrugged eloquently.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The campus was vast and rambling, wild with Pacific color, and yet the smallest detail had been carefully considered, shaped by the most eloquent hands.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • My father longed to be eloquent with a voice that boomed out with no stammer, and he knew my grandfather desperately wanted him to be a doctor, but though he was a very bright student and a gifted poet, he was poor at math and science and felt he was a disappointment.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • It was an eloquent shrug, but it did not offer much in the way of explanation.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Perhaps you also find me more eloquent than you.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • "So now that we have those incredibly important matters out of the way," Johnny Wayne said, "explain this deal, as you so eloquently put it, one more time."
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • Well, when you put it so eloquently.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • "I’m going to say this and it probably won’t sound good or eloquent or whatever and I’m probably going to ramble, but just let me say it, okay?
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Her anger burned and seethed across every page of this long, strangely eloquent communication with the other world.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Their most eloquent spokesman was Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Twenty years after he had described the Union cause as "the Christian crusade of the 19th century," Holmes declared in a Memorial Day address to other veterans in 1884 that "in our youth our hearts were touched with fire.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Or, "As Tom wrote to me so eloquently just before his death …."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He cast an eloquent glance at the waters of the loch.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • What I’d experienced as weightlessness, a sort of sweeping, last-chance glide, was not at all the eloquent and affecting farewell I’d imagined.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Lombard shrugged eloquent shoulders.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • —So it became eloquent, picturing the blissfulness of married life in a house with nothing to pay.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • It stands in white serenity as an eloquent witness to the triumph of Classical purity and common sense.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • His eloquence and religious fervour had already given the earnest of high eminence in his profession.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • But little had she dared to hope that so much love and eloquence awaited her there.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Until now the animals had been about equally divided in their sympathies, but in a moment Snowball’s eloquence had carried them away.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • You are so eloquent.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Its emptiness spoke eloquent to make certain what I knew.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Such bereavement, witnessed at close range, makes even the most eloquent apologia for high-risk activities ring fatuous and hollow.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • His speech was so eloquent that all the birds were glad they had brought him, and nodded their heads in approval of all he said.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • O, here comes my nurse, And she brings news; and every tongue that speaks But Romeo’s name speaks heavenly eloquence.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • I tire at the mere thought of writing it, and, besides, the suffering of this country has already been sufficiently chronicled, and by pens far more learned and eloquent than mine.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • It hushed the eloquent, struck down the powerful, abolished the beautiful and good.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
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