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eloquent
used in The War of the Worlds

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powerful use of language
  • He talked so eloquently of the possibility of capturing a fighting-machine that I more than half believed in him again.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Man on Putney Hill (88% in)
  • And looking across space with instruments, and intelligences such as we have scarcely dreamed of, they see, at its nearest distance only 35,000,000 of miles sunward of them, a morning star of hope, our own warmer planet, green with vegetation and grey with water, with a cloudy atmosphere eloquent of fertility, with glimpses through its drifting cloud wisps of broad stretches of populous country and narrow, navy-crowded seas.
    1.1 — Book 1 Chapter 1 — The Coming of the Martians (29% in)
  • I turned to a scowling face, and silent, eloquent lips.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (96% in)

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