There ain't a lawyer in Black Hawk could make a speech like that.
Jim'--Antonia took hold of my coat lapels--'there was something in your speech that made me think so about my papa
His father, also, his two brothers, his uncle, and his grandfather had taught the laws of speech in the universities of Edinburgh, Dublin, and London.
He had been fascinated from boyhood by his father's system of "Visible Speech.
In some languages, according to some authorities, the distinction of parts of speech does not exist; in many languages it is widely different from that to which we are accustomed in the Indo-European languages.
These words illustrate, incidentally, how little we can trust to the grammatical distinction of parts of speech, since the substantive "rain" and the verb "to rain" denote precisely the same class of meteorological occurrences.
Look at the clock, gentlemen," he said; "and limit my speech
to an interval of ten minutes.
Fanny's eyes followed Edmund, and her heart beat for him as she heard this speech
, and saw his look, and felt what his sensations must be.
He talked only when he had to, and then his speech was like his walk to the table, filled with jerks and halts as he groped in his polyglot vocabulary for words, debating over words he knew were fit but which he feared he could not pronounce, rejecting other words he knew would not be understood or would be raw and harsh.
At times he shocked them with the vividness of the narrative and his terms of speech, but beauty always followed fast upon the heels of violence, and tragedy was relieved by humor, by interpretations of the strange twists and quirks of sailors' minds.
All these people met, after the performance, in the foyer of the ballet, where Sorelli waited for the arrival of the retiring managers with a glass of champagne in her hand and a little prepared speech
at the tip of her tongue.
Only Count Rostov was pleased with them as he had been pleased with those of the naval officer, the senator, and in general with whatever speech
he had last heard.