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The vociferous tones pierce my ears, and my heart bleeds at his meaningless declamation.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Amplification, declamation, and exaggeration were at all times the faults of the Greeks, excepting Demosthenes and Aristotle.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Cobden did the reasoning, Bright supplied the declamation, but like Demosthenes he mingled argument with appeal.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Mr. Bowman looked at me sharply for a moment, and then passed in a flash from solemn sympathy to impassioned declamation.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
But this is a piece of simple and vigorous declamation; very fine, no doubt but rather rhetoric than poetry.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
But his vehement and abusive style of declamation could not in debate be compared with the calm reasoning of Castlereagh.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
Moreover, Hotep had spoken throughout with a fervent declamation.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Her eyes had opened somewhat, as I had delivered myself of the above rather lame declamation.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
Roused from his reverie by this quaint and unexpected declamation, Philip turned his quick glance at his neighbour.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
It is against human nature, and no amount of wonderful declamation or scenic magnificence can gloss it over.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECLAMATION

  • art of speaking
  • declamation
  • elocution
  • oratory
  • rhetoric
  • speaking
  • speechification
  • speechmaking
  • stump oratory
  • tub-thumping
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