Sentence Examples


  • He was a great extempore preacher and exposed to the peril of the unconsidered "telling" phrase.
  • Anglicanism was a limb of Antichrist; extempore prayers were regarded as inspired: a liturgy was " a Mass-book."
  • In Mrs John Mills's life of her husband is an account of John Bright's first extempore speech.
  • "The rubrics as retained from the Book of Geneva made provision for an extempore prayer before the sermon, and allowed the minister some latitude in the other two prayers.
  • On the 19th he opened parliament in a speech which, as he explained, he had to deliver extempore owing to "the treachery" of his secretary.