Sentence in Classic:
The supper things cleared away, Gerald resumed his oration, but with little satisfaction to himself and none at all to his audience.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
If he asked her to deliver a Latin oration, it would not have seemed a more impossible task to bashful Beth, but there was no place to run to, no Jo to hide behind now, and the poor boy looked so wistfully at her that she bravely resolved to try.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
He had delivered a melancholy oration previous to his funeral, and had doubtless in the packet of letters, presented various keepsakes to relatives.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
Count Rostov at the back of the crowd was expressing approval; several persons, briskly turning a shoulder to the orator at the end of a phrase, said:.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the first place the historian describes the activity of individuals who in his opinion have directed humanity (one historian considers only monarchs, generals, and ministers as being such men, while another includes also orators, learned men, reformers, philosophers, and poets).
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As he stood there, trying to quench his fiery face with his drink of water, the comparison between the orator and the crowd of attentive faces turned towards him, was extremely to his disadvantage.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Gryce, a monumental woman with the voice of a pulpit orator and a mind preoccupied with the iniquities of her servants, who came sometimes to sit with Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context