faculty of speech

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A flood of tears now gushed from the eyes of Jones, and every faculty of speech and motion seemed to have deserted him.
I was not aware," said Grandfather, with a civil salutation to his oaken companion, "that you possessed the faculty of speech.
One day, in discourse, my master, having heard me mention the nobility of my country, was pleased to make me a compliment which I could not pretend to deserve: "that he was sure I must have been born of some noble family, because I far exceeded in shape, colour, and cleanliness, all the YAHOOS of his nation, although I seemed to fail in strength and agility, which must be imputed to my different way of living from those other brutes; and besides I was not only endowed with the faculty of speech, but likewise with some rudiments of reason, to a degree that, with all his acquaintance, I passed for a prodigy.
I haven't lost a moment's time," he began in a hoarse, provoking tone; and then the faculty of speech seemed to leave him and enter the body of Councillor Mikulin, who chimed in approvingly--
The power or faculty of speech is to put on my lips what is in my mind.
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Scientists have discovered several molecularly and cellularly different cortical areas in Broca's language region, the motor centre for speech-a finding that shows that our faculty of speech is actually embedded in a much more differentially developed brain landscape than we have believed for the past 150 years.
It's a complex world that's dedicated to our faculty of speech," said Professor Karl Zilles, co-author of this study.
If you stick with him, you'll play a vital part in restoring the precious faculty of speech when he might have become frustrated, isolated and despairing.
In contrast, for the word `blank' in the sense `Of persons: (Looking) as if deprived of the faculty of speech or action; .

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