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 Meanings and Examples of ORATION
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oration
 n.  elaborate discourse; delivered in public; treating an important subject in a formal and dignified manner
Classic Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  There were four other stunts: one Jewish, one Irish, one juvenile, and Nat Hicks's parody of Mark Antony's funeral oration.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  She asked me the other day if I knew what your oration is to be about.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIII
4  I thought my oration very good.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIII
5  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
Get Context   In Chapter 15
6  But his oration ceased as he saw their eyes, which were large with great tales.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
7  What he did on those occasions was to turn up his cuffs, stick up his hair, and give us Mark Antony's oration over the body of Caesar.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
8  During the five minutes or so that Mr. Chillip devoted to the delivery of this oration, my aunt eyed him narrowly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
9  Napoleon himself appeared at the meeting on the following Sunday morning and pronounced a short oration in Boxer's honour.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
10  That was the funeral oration of one friend and client; and he could not help a certain apprehension lest the good name of another should be sucked down in the eddy of the scandal.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER INCIDENT OF THE LETTER
11  It is not necessary to set down the rest of the oration.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  gave his oration, and it had not been possible to raise them from this passivity even when the judge was being humiliated.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
13  Their ears are too full of bugles and drums and the fine words from stay-at-home orators.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  And that we have been betrayed into it by statesmen and orators mouthing catchwords and prejudices, said Melly rapidly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  Many other orators spoke after the excited nobleman, and all in the same tone.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence:
1  He was asked to deliver an oration at the meeting.
2  Demades, the Ancient Greek orator, is about to address an assembly in Athens on a matter of vital importance.