Sentence Examples


  • At morning worship the service consists of a litany, scripture lessons, sermon, singing, extempore prayer.
  • They could only be prevailed on to man the walls by the savour of extempore cook-shops distributed along the ramparts.
  • He was a great extempore preacher and exposed to the peril of the unconsidered "telling" phrase.
  • But though painfully conscious how much his reputation as a writer was damaged by this extempore production, he was unable to resist the fatal facility of print.
  • We possess two declamations under his name: Peri Sofiston, directed against Isocrates and setting forth the superiority of extempore over written speeches (a recently discovered fragment of another speech against Isocrates is probably of later date); ''Odusseus, in which Odysseus accuses Palamedes of treachery during the siege of Troy (this is generally considered spurious).

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