n. noisy speech; speech or piece of writing with strong feeling or expression
In her lengthy harangue, the principal berated the offenders.
Sentence in Classic:
The eyes of the neighbors were expectantly upon him as they settled themselves in easier positions for a long harangue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Fantine mingled in the group, and began to laugh with the rest at the harangue, which contained slang for the populace and jargon for respectable people.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
When a great personage, a marshal of France, a prince, a duke, and a peer, traversed a town in Burgundy or Champagne, the city fathers came out to harangue him and presented him with four silver gondolas into which they had poured four different sorts of wine.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Grantaire was attacking his second bottle and, possibly, his second harangue, when a new personage emerged from the square aperture of the stairs.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
John laughed, and watched her for a minute, as she poised a pretty little preparation of lace and flowers on her hand, and regarded it with the genuine interest which his harangue had failed to waken.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
As the Huron used his native language, the prisoners, notwithstanding the caution of the natives had kept them within the swing of their tomahawks, could only conjecture the substance of his harangue from the nature of those significant gestures with which an Indian always illustrates his eloquence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context