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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

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Published by Printed by Manning & Loring, for the author in Boston .
Written in English

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  • Speeches, addresses, etc.

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Statementby Caleb Bingham.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 19563.
ContributionsBingham, Caleb, 1757-1817.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination300 p.
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17705261M

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Oct 30,  · On September 3, , the most famous slave in American history began his escape to freedom. Dressed as a free black sailor and equipped with forged identification papers, Frederick Douglass fled Maryland. Remarkably, this fugitive carried with him a book, which was perhaps his sole possession: The Columbian Orator. Feb 01,  · First published in , The Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century, going through some 23 editions and totaling , copies in sales. The book was read by virtually every American schoolboy in the first half of the 19th century. As a slave youth, 5/5(2). Columbian Orator Oratorical Tips Caleb Bingham, The Columbian Orator, (Lincoln and Gleason, Hartford ) Frederick Douglass managed to acquire a copy of the Columbian Orator while living as a slave in Baltimore, MD. Using this precious, secret copy he learned about debate and oratory, teaching himself the rudimentary skills that would one day. The Columbian Orator, an instruction book on public speaking and a collection of political dialogues, essays, and speeches, was first published in 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.