His exordiums in particular were often hobbling and always unassuming.
Such are the exordiums which our best historians have made use of.
"I will say no more if you talk of exordiums and anti-climaxes," cried he.
The period is proper for the exordiums of greater causes, where the matter requires solicitude, commendation, pity.
In exordiums are we not most commonly modest, except when in a cause of accusation we strive to irritate the minds of the judges?
Bemi's playfulness is very pleasant, and his exordiums are charming; and in many instances he has improved the poetry.
And in each one of the exordiums he invokes the Muse that she may make the value of what is said greater and more divine.
His exordiums are terse, elegant, attractive, and occasionally impressive and majestic.
The "Orlando Furioso" possesses a merit unknown to the ancients—it is that of its exordiums.
The defence has already been made by an illustrious hand for Fielding's inter-chapters and exordiums.