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ORATOR, practice. A good man, skillful in speaking well, and who employs a perfect eloquence to defend causes either public or private. Dupin, Profession d'Avocat, tom. 1, p. 19..
     2. In chancery, the party who files a bill calls himself in those pleadings your orator. Among the Romans, advocates were called orators. Code, 1, 8, 33, 1.

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Most of the tributes about Robin which have appeared in the press over recent days have stressed his debating and oratorial skills, his forensic and analytical mind together with his obvious parliamentary and ministerial achievements.
Truth's rhythmic, musical repetition of "come" to draw in her followers makes use of a familiar oratorial technique that, like song, "helped drill the fundamental Christian beliefs into the inner consciousness" of Baptists (Rawlyk, Champions 8).
A performance will be given by Billingham Oratorial Choir and the event will be followed by mulled wine and mince pies.
It had been stated on numerous occasions that if the music for this "grand oratorial entertainment" were ever found, it might prove to be the first American opera.
This said, the third part of Encre plus rouge generates a tripartite poetics of consent (Amen), perhaps acquiescence, perhaps self-liberation; of oratorial or operatic melody (Aria); of conceivable transcendence and nonphysical otherness (of self and other) (Ange).
The group's oratorial recording style further enhances the churchy vibe.
Los "agentes culturales" son designados con diversas etiquetas: escritores, sabios, clase de letrados, pensadores, filosofos, retoricos, filologos, eruditos, literate people, thinkers, scholars, political theorists, oratorial elite, etc.