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an academic exercise or contest in public speaking
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And then, from habit, he glanced at the clock in the tower, and made further oration.
Of so refined a character, indeed, was their talent of assault under the mask of sympathy, that when Dolly, recovering, embraced her father tenderly, as in vindication of his goodness, Mrs Varden expressed her solemn hope that this would be a lesson to him for the remainder of his life, and that he would do some little justice to a woman's nature ever afterwards--in which aspiration Miss Miggs, by divers sniffs and coughs, more significant than the longest oration, expressed her entire concurrence.
Shortly after which oration, as they were going on a nuptial trip to Lyons, in order that Mr.
40 In 1428 Filelfo dedicated to Palla Strozzi his Latin translation of a few orations of Lysias.
The academic orations of celebrated professors of rhetoric presented the preacher as an orator christianus called to apply classical eloquence to the definition and defense of Catholic doctrine.
Of Guicciardini's autobiographical orations written after 1527, Brown omits the Consolatoria, although the other orations, the Accusatoria and Defensoria are mentioned.
During special occasions, such as competitions, parents' day, teachers' day and even orations there was a custom of students dancing on Pakistani and Indian songs, read a notification, adding that according to government rules, dancing has been banned regardless of the occasion.
During special occasions, such as competitions, parents day, teachers day and even orations there was a custom of students dancing on Pakistani and Indian songs, read a notification, adding that according to government rules, dancing has been banned regardless of the occasion.
Addressing rally in front of press club Hanif Siddiqui deplored threats of US president Donald Trump adding that his orations against Pakistan can affect relations between two countries.
Charles Borromeo: Selected Orations, Homilies and Writings
The traditional image of the complacent and prosperous fifties is conspicuous by its absence in this decade's orations.
Further I will study the composition of the cycle of the five theological orations arguing that they are written as a coherent whole.