Sentence Examples


  • His oratorical powers were unsurpassed among his contemporaries.
  • His most devoted admirers were the younger Pliny, who reproduced his oratorical style with considerable success, and Quintilian (x.
  • (4) Linguistic. - Merguet, Lexicon to Oratorical and Philosophical Works; Le Breton, Etudes sur la langue et la grammaire de Ciceron (Paris, 1901); Norden, Die antike Kunstprosa (Leipzig, 1898); Th.
  • In public he was of magnificent bearing, possessing the true oratorical temperament, the nervous exaltation that makes the orator feel and appear a superior being, transfusing his thought, passion and will into the mind and heart of the listener; but his imagination frequently ran away with his understanding, while his imperious temper and ardent combativeness hurried him and his party into disadvantageous positions.
  • Seldom has any man united so many and such various gifts in his own person and carried them so easily - a playful wit, a vivid imagination, oratorical and literary eloquence and, above all, a profound knowledge of human nature both male and female, of every class and rank, from the king to the meanest citizen.