Rhetor sentence example
According to the historical compilation which passes under the name of Zacharias Rhetor, he also wrote a treatise on the faith.
The rhetorical situation isn't simply found, but is in part created by the rhetor in conjunction with an audience.
An historical work of somewhat similar character to John's is the compilation in 12 books which is generally known by the name of Zacharias Rhetor, 9 because the anonymous Syriac compiler has incorporated the Syriac version or epitome of a lost 6 See Brooks and Hamilton's translation of the latter, p. 234.
With bated breath and beating heart he moved toward the Rhetor (by which name the brother who prepared a seeker for entrance into the Brotherhood was known).
Drawing nearer, he recognized in the Rhetor a man he knew, Smolyaninov, and it mortified him to think that the newcomer was an acquaintance--he wished him simply a brother and a virtuous instructor.Advertisement
For a long time he could not utter a word, so that the Rhetor had to repeat his question.
Is that not so? said the Rhetor, after a moment's pause.
The Rhetor cleared his throat, crossed his gloved hands on his breast, and began to speak.
Of the three objects mentioned by the Rhetor, this last, that of improving mankind, especially appealed to Pierre.
The important mystery mentioned by the Rhetor, though it aroused his curiosity, did not seem to him essential, and the second aim, that of purifying and regenerating himself, did not much interest him because at that moment he felt with delight that he was already perfectly cured of his former faults and was ready for all that was good.Advertisement
Half an hour later, the Rhetor returned to inform the seeker of the seven virtues, corresponding to the seven steps of Solomon's temple, which every Freemason should cultivate in himself.
A hieroglyph," said the Rhetor, "is an emblem of something not cognizable by the senses but which possesses qualities resembling those of the symbol."
He listened to the Rhetor in silence, feeling from all he said that his ordeal was about to begin.
Pierre took off his coat, waistcoat, and left boot according to the Rhetor's instructions.
Soon after this there came into the dark chamber to fetch Pierre, not the Rhetor but Pierre's sponsor, Willarski, whom he recognized by his voice.Advertisement
The bandage was taken off his eyes and, by the faint light of the burning spirit, Pierre, as in a dream, saw several men standing before him, wearing aprons like the Rhetor's and holding swords in their hands pointed at his breast.
They laid on me the duty of Rhetor.
I nominated him and was the Rhetor.