Thesaurus / exordium

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

This passage is a palpable imitation of the exordium of the neis, and particularly the last line.
After this exordium I think I may proceed to narrate the journey of myself and family into Wales.
WILD WALESGEORGE BORROW
Similarly, in the case of speeches, the exordium is prior in order to the narrative.
This toast is always so welcome and so highly appreciated that it needs no exordium from the chair.
The fine depth of tone in the exordium of Struensée and the fugue development in the main theme are also not to be despised.
MUSICAL MEMORIESCAMILLE SAINT-SANS
This was, by way of exordium, the powerful skirmish line of the address.
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISONARCHIBALD H. GRIMKE
His countenance was careworn; and when he commenced his exordium, his voice was slightly cracked and tremulous.
PATRICK HENRYMOSES COIT TYLER
Foster's exordium was an invocation to the goddess of Liberty.
This exordium, and Miss Pross's two hands in quite agonised entreaty clasping his, decided Mr. Cruncher.
A TALE OF TWO CITIESCHARLES DICKENS
In fact, we are forbidden to think of time at all by the first word of the exordium, which states the subject of the poem.
THE THEISTIC CONCEPTION OF THE WORLDB. F. (BENJAMIN FRANKLIN) COCKER

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