But Reid lacked the art to give due impressiveness to the important advance which his positions really contain.
There his preaching was distinguished by its impressiveness and by a broad and unaffected humanity.
The fact that the three new consuls had entered upon office and set the constitutional machinery in motion fully six weeks before the completion of the plebiscite, detracts somewhat from the impressiveness of the vox populi on that occasion.
He speaks with emphasis of the impressiveness of Cato's eulogy and the satiric bitterness of his invective.
In other words, the somewhat vague sense of spiritual power and impressiveness hardened into the conception of sacred books united in a sacred volume.