Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Pour the full tide of eloquence along,
Serenely pure, and yet divinely strong.
Pope.—Imitation of Horace, Book II. Epi. II. Line 171.

Rapt with zeal, pathetic, bold, and strong,
Roll’d the full tide of eloquence along.
Falconer.—The Demagogue, Line 79.

Go on, spare no invectives, but open the spout of your eloquence, and see with what a calm, connubial resignation, I will both hear and bow to the chastisement.
Colley Cibber.—The Lady’s Last Stake, Act II. Scene 1.

Silence that wins, where eloquence is vain.
Hayley.—The Triumphs of Temper, Canto II.

Silence that spoke, and eloquence of eyes.
Pope.—The Iliad, Book XIV. Line 252.

And all the dreadful eloquence of pain.
Dr. Young.—The Last Day, Book III. Line 129.