The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 1998-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780814713228


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

First published in 1797, The Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century, going through some 23 editions and totaling 200,000 copies in sales. The book was read by virtually every American schoolboy in the first half of the 19th century. As a slave youth, Frederick Douglass owned just one book, and read it frequently, referring to it as a "gem" and his "rich treasure." The Columbian Orator presents 84 selections, most of which are notable examples of oratory on such subjects as nationalism, religious faith, individual liberty, freedom, and slavery, including pieces by Washington, Franklin, Milton, Socrates, and Cicero, as well as heroic poetry and dramatic dialogues. Augmenting these is an essay on effective public speak...

The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1816
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044097056675


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

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The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1821
  • Genre: Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044097056782


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

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The Columbian Orator  Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces  Together with Rules  Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence

The Columbian Orator Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces Together with Rules Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence


  • Author : Val J. Halamandaris
  • Publisher : Caring Publishing
  • Release Date : 1997-06-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0962836346


The Columbian Orator Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces Together with Rules Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence Book Description :

First published in 1797, The Columbian Orator was a popular schoolbook of its era. This paperback presents the original text plus supplemantal stand-out speeches from throughout history that serve as further examples of excellent oratory....

The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-03-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781605202952


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

The Columbian Orator, an instruction book on public speaking and a collection of political dialogues, essays, and speeches, was first published in 1797. It was used as a textbook in many classrooms in the United States and became the influence for abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Its popularity continued into the 20th century for its demonstration of the power of speech and its importance to the human rights movement. CALEB BINGHAM (1757-1817) was a textbook author, publisher, and bookseller in Boston, Massachusetts. Born in Salisbury, Connecticut, he was educated and taught at Dartmouth College. His most famous works were on public speaking, including the well-known The Columbian Orator. Other textbooks Bingham wrote on grammar and speech include Th...

The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher : Hardpress Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1406990310


The Columbian Orator Book Description :

This is a reproduction of the original artefact. Generally these books are created from careful scans of the original. This allows us to preserve the book accurately and present it in the way the author intended. Since the original versions are generally quite old, there may occasionally be certain imperfections within these reproductions. We're happy to make these classics available again for future generations to enjoy!...

The Columbian Orator  Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces  Together with Rules  Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in T

The Columbian Orator Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces Together with Rules Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in T


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher : Palala Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-17
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1377794903


The Columbian Orator Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces Together with Rules Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in T Book Description :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missi...

The Columbian Orator  Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces

The Columbian Orator Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces


  • Author : Caleb Bingham
  • Publisher : Theclassics.Us
  • Release Date : 2013-09
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1230325204


The Columbian Orator Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces Book Description :

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ... of nature. They left a name for honesty; and I esteem that higher than a pre' tended title to greatness. They have left me a small farm, which, though not enough for my support, will with my own industry, be sufficient. For employment, to pass away the wintcv season, I have determined upon keeping a school for my neighbours' children. Tho. I heartily approve of your determination. Our mother Earth rewards, with peace and plenty, those, who cultivate her face; but loads, with anxious cares, those, who dig her bowels for treasure...