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a public speaker trained in voice production and gesture and delivery

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He is an elocutionist of no mean powers, and recites Milton's poetry with a chaste and yet forcible diction, extremely pleasing to listen to.
Nevertheless, Thompson sheds fascinating light on the interplay between Thelwall's thirty years' work as an elocutionist and speech therapist and his literary and political activities.
Russell's articulation of the expressive faculties appears to be shaped by his experience as an elocutionist (Brock-Brentlinger, 1959).
Wallace Graham, elocutionist and impresario, sat at the desk in his YMCA room studying the train schedules in his Waghorn's Guide, Rail-Stage-Ocean-Lake.
As McLuhan wrote to his mother, Elsie McLuhan, an accomplished elocutionist and significant figure in his life, in 1935: "You may know a thing by its fruits if you are silly enough or ignorant enough to wait that long" (Letters 72).
According to fellow Savage Club member Edward Hodgetts, the "Greatest character and finest elocutionist without exception was E.
This will be a big blow for poor Cheryl," said Sharyn, an elocutionist.
It's an unlikely pairing but one that's richly amusing to watch as the repressed, priggish Royal is taken down several dozen pegs by the eccentric elocutionist.
It's an unlikely pairing and the repressed, priggish royal is taken down several dozen pegs by the eccentric elocutionist.
Manonit a" a good elocutionist a" says that WORDZ gives tips to students on public speaking and encourages them to participate in debates and declamation contests.
Cutter, an elocutionist and writer, first brought together a group of local friends and acquaintances to read Shakespeare together.
Showing, among others, a still of Forest Whitaker as Cyrus in Smoke (Wayne Wang, 1995), "his eyes, head, mouth, and stance illustrating Cyrus's sorrow for the grave mistakes that included the abandonment of his son" (180), French elocutionist Francois Delsarte's studies of human expression are elaborately introduced.
Sharyn Collins, an elocutionist and language expert based in Forest Hall, North Tyneside, said it was fascinating to find a site dedicated to the way people speak.
But Honest Pleasure succeeded only in pushing Bold Forbes to a sizzling pace of 1:09 for the three-quarters, causing both to wilt as Elocutionist rallied from fourth to win at 10-1odds.
This training was never completed, nor did he ever go back to a regular school, with the result that throughout his disorganized life, he had to improvise his education by sporadically reading Samuel Smiles, Bell's Standard Elocutionist, Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, Dickens, Marie Corelli and whatever else he chanced to lay his hands on.