His oratorical powers were unsurpassed among his contemporaries.
But he did not fulfil the expectations which had been formed on the strength`' of his colonial reputation; he took no very prominent part in debate, and gave little evidence of his undoubted oratorical gifts.
He came to Rome as a young man, and soon became distinguished both for his medical skill and his oratorical power.
The old party of the Right was, however, also broken up; side by side with forty-one Clericals there were twenty-eight Christian Socialists led by Dr Lueger, a man of great oratorical power, who had won a predominant influence in Vienna, so long the centre of Liberalism, and had quite eclipsed the more modest efforts of Prince Liechtenstein.
He possessed some oratorical ability and adopted a very theatrical style of elocution.