"We have before us many, many long months of struggle and of suffering...."
See in text (Churchill's Speech "Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat")
If the first four paragraphs of the speech represent a necessary setting of the political and geopolitical scene, the final two represent an urgent call-to-arms. In these concluding passages, Churchill makes a more concerted effort to heighten the power of his language. We see Churchill’s elevated rhetorical pitch in sentences such as this one, in which subtle repetitions and alliterations produce a distinctly musical effect.