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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
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
He acted every part of an orator, and I could observe many periods of threatenings, and others of promises, pity, and kindness.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Thenardier noticed this movement and continued with the deliberation of an orator who holds his interlocutor and who feels his adversary palpitating under his words:.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
There was an impressive silence; Morcerf alone knew not why such profound attention was given to an orator who was not always listened to with so much complacency.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He kept his eyes fixed on the orator, who sat in an armchair, his head leaning on his hand and his attitude indicating exhaustion.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
However much his influence among his people had been impaired by his occasional and besetting weakness, as well as by his desertion of the tribe, his courage and his fame as an orator were undeniable.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
A ragged, ebony giant, squatted on the floor in one of the aisles, watched the orator with burning eyes and tremulous face until the supreme burst of applause came, and then the tears ran down his face.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context