Thesaurus / oration
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He had his beautiful robe under him (for it was summer), and was preparing for his funeral oration.
He was distinguished as an oriental scholar, and died while delivering an oration at the academy of Caen.
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Tim says more by the vigor of his smoking than Perry Thomas could express in a year's oration.
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Michael listened impatiently, and interrupted the speaker in the midst of his oration.
Kate had to repeat the oration a dozen times; and he said it after her, like a Sunday-school scholar, till he had it pat.
The 'frequentissimus cetus' before whom the oration was given included the imperial ambassadors and several bishops.
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This allusion to the hellish gambling which went on in the dead man's house, was his only funeral oration.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Cicero describes the opening of a letter in the tenth paragraph of the Third Oration against Catiline.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
I was amused with my landlord's oration, when I entered his shop and presented my billet.
Then to a meek huérfanita, feeding her menagerie, I made oration.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
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