English 11: Unit 2 Quotes
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of OlaudahEquiano This wretched situation was again aggravated (made worse) by the galling of the chains . . . and the filth of the necessary tubs into which the children fell and were almost suffocated. The shrieks of the women, and the groans of the dying, rendered the whole a scene of horror . . . Logos, Ethos, or Pathos? Logic, Trust, or Emotion?
The Declaration of Independence When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another . . . Logic, Ethos, Pathos? • The history of the present King . . . . • He has refused his assent to laws – • He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual – • He has dissolved representative houses repeatedly • He has obstructed the administration of justice • He has kept among us in time of peace standing armies- Logic, Trust & Credibility, Emotion? We, therefore . . . solemnly publish and declare that these united colonies are and of right ought to be free and independent states
The Crisis, Number 1 These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country, but the he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. Logic, Ethos, Pathos? Logic, Trust, Emotion
To His Excellency, General Washington The Goddess comes, she moves divinely fair, Olive and laurel binds Her golden hair: Wherever shines this native of the skies, Unnumber'd charms and recent graces rise. Proceed, great chief, with virtue on thy side, Thy ev'ry action let the Goddess guide. A crown, a mansion, and a throne that shine, With gold unfading, WASHINGTON! Be thine. Logic, Ethos, Pathos ?
Speech in the Virginia Convention Mr. President: No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the very worthy gentleman who have just addressed the house. But different men often see the same subject in different lights, and therefore . . . Logos, Ethos, Pathos? Almighty God! I know not what course others may take: but as for me, give me liberty of give me death! Logos, Ethos, Pathos?
Speech in the Convention I confess, that I do not entirely approve of this Constitution at present: but Sir, I am not sure I shall never approve it . . . In these sentiments, Sir, I agree to this Constitution, with all its faults—if they are such; because I think a general Government necessary for us, and there is not form of government but what may be a blessing to the people . . . Logos, Ethos, Pathos ? On the whole, Sir, I cannot help expressing a wish, that every member of the Convention . . .put his name to this Instrument.
Letter to Her Daughter From the New White House To assist us in this great castle . . . bells are wholly wanting, not one single one being hung throughout the whole house, and promises are all you can obtain. You must keep all this to yourself, and, when asked how I like it, say that I write you the situation [view] is beautiful. Logos, Ethos, Pathos?
Letters From an American Farmer What then is the American, this new man? He is either a European, or the descendent of a European, hence that strange mixture of blood, which you will find in not other country. Here individuals of all nations are melted into a new race of men, whose labors and posterity will one day cause great changes in the world. Logic, Ethos, Pathos?