speech-making

See: rhetoric
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And when it come to speech-making, warn't it Compeyson as could speak to 'em wi' his face dropping every now and then into his white pocket-handkercher - ah
Besides the tea-drinking, there was to be some considerable speech-making and letter-writing on the general merits of the cultivation of coffee, conjointly with natives, at the Settlement of Borrioboola-Gha.
Notes of melodious laughter bubbled, in my mind's ear, through all the drawling and stammering of our speech-making members.
Gilbert, who was an ardent Conservative, found himself caught in the vortex, being much in demand for speech-making at the various county rallies.
Preparations were in progress for a moral little Mill somewhere on the rural circuit, and other Professors were backing this or that Heavy-Weight as good for such or such speech-making hits, so very much after the manner of the sporting publicans, that the intended Resolutions might have been Rounds.
The plaque records that Emily had set off from her mother Margaret's home in Longhorsley at the start of her fateful journey to Epsom as well as remembering that it was on the village green that she honed her speech-making skills in support of women's equality in Edwardian Britain.
He throws words away as though they don't matter'' - Fiona Laird, director of Greenwich Theatre, on Labour leader Ed Miliband's speech-making technique.
He throws words away as though they don't matter" Fiona Laird, director of Greenwich Theatre, on Labour leader Ed Miliband's speech-making technique
Summary: Judging by this weekend's speech-making by three key leaders, the electoral season is up and running.
Summary: DUBAI - The department of Islamic Affairs in Dubai has recently concluded an intensive course on the art of preaching and speech-making at its headquarters in Al Mamzar area.
It's clear Miss Phillips has spent far too much time in the stableyard and should leave speech-making to others in future.
You can often say something in carefully crafted lyric prose or poetic verse that will 'get the message through' where no amount of speech-making or political pontificating will succeed.