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Never having known, before, how to roast an egg, I did not regret this lesson in the art of extempore cookery.
He spoke extempore and admirably, and could go on for a long time in that deep, appealing voice which had struck us to the soul.
Z. MARCASHONORE DE BALZAC
Carpenters were at work converting the library into an extempore theatre.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
Carlyle had no faith in rapid writing of any sort, any more than Daniel Webster had in extempore speaking.
Prince Albert was present, and made a very sensible and pertinent extempore speech.
He not only excelled in extempore eloquence, but his peculiarities distinguished him from most other preachers.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
The contrast when the good man got into the pulpit and began to pray in a borrowed, washy lingo—extempore in more senses than one!
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Besançon preferred the paper cigarette, which he made extempore, as he required them, out of a stock of loose tobacco.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
Then she asked him to pray, but he had never offered up an extempore prayer.
SOME JEWISH WITNESSES FOR CHRISTREV. A. BERNSTEIN, B.D.
He enthusiastically admired Demosthenes and Cicero, and to hear him give extempore versions of these orators was an immense treat.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONG LIFEJOHN STOUGHTON
WORDS RELATED TO EXTEMPORE
- ad hoc
- by ear
- on impulse
- toss off
- toss out
- winging it
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