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eloquent
used in Wuthering Heights

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powerful use of language
  • I imagined, for a moment, that this piece of eloquence was addressed to me; and, sufficiently enraged, stepped towards the aged rascal with an intention of kicking him out of the door.
    Chapter 2 (66% in)
  • Mr. Linton was extremely reluctant to consent, but I pleaded eloquently for the friendless condition in which he lay; and I said my old master and foster-brother had a claim on my services as strong as his own.
    Chapter 17 (88% in)
  • It was more simple and more eloquent than her cousin's: very pretty and very silly.
    Chapter 21 (87% in)
  • Heathcliff knew he could plead eloquently for Catherine's company, then.
    Chapter 25 (60% in)
  • The mortal terror he felt of Mr. Heathcliff's anger restored to the boy his coward's eloquence.
    Chapter 27 (66% in)

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