This book contains dozens of figures of gestures involving the hands, feet, and entire bodies (poses that would strike us as hilarious today and would get a modern speechifier
laughed off the stage).
The literary taught countless young people the skills of public speaking, playing upon the view of America as"a nation of speechifiers
With its star-crossed couples, cross-dressed heroine, and crosspatch speechifiers
, it is a confection of wit, elegance and charm.
It came in a personal message from Downing Street via the PM's speechifiers
and, ahead of Labour's party conference, signalled Brown won't go without a fight.
The Old Golf House Hotel at Outlane has helped to draw up a guide for speechifiers
Despite some misleadingly broad claims in its introduction and conclusion, Public Speech is best understood as a very useful account of certain kinds of elite venues for speechmaking, and a detailed account of some of the era's best-known speechifiers