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whatever is discussed, advised to, or dissuaded from, on the ground of any valuable interest : such is the end proposed, as far as is consistent with honour and justice, in this kind of orations.
The last class, which is called the judicial or forensie,comprehends all subjects of distributive justice. By this, property is protected, innocence is defended, justice is maintained, and crimes are exposed. All subjects canvassed in courts of judicature; all orations delivered at the bar or on the bench, are of this kind. It's end to vindicate justice and equity, in opposition to fraud and violence, is obvi. ously of very high importance and utility
The author of the above division, it is said, was Aristotle. It's propriety is evident, as there is probably no kind or subject of oratory, but what may be referred to one or other of the above classes.
merit, though unallied to hereditary honours. .ibid 119
10. Hamlet's instruction to the players...
11. Polonius to Laertes.
12. The Countess Roussillon to her son Bertram .ibid 121
13. Exiled duke's encouragement to exiles.... ibid 122
14. Friar Lawrence dissuading Romeo from committing sui-
15. Norfolk's advice to the Duke of Buckingham, toʻ restrain
16. John of Gaunt encouraging his son Bolingbroke, going
17. Cato's senate.
18. Orestes embassy to Pyrrhus
19. Satan's speech to his angels at the opening the debate in
20. Moloch's oration for 'lyar.
52. Mr. Fox on East India affairs
53. Mr. Fox in support of his East India bill-Part 1 202
54. Mr. Fox in support of his East India bill-Part 2 207
55. Mr. Fox in defence of his East India bill-Part 3.
56. Mr. Burke on India affairs..
57. Mr. Burke on India affairs - Part 2
58. Lord North on addressing his Majesty, and on the coalition 221
59. Mr. Pulteney on a motion for continuing the army
60. Sir John Barnard on manning the fleet
01. Mr. (since lord chancellor) Erskine against Mr. Pitt, on
the dissolution of parliament..
62. Mr. Dundas (now lord Melville) on the attainted peers., 238