In this genial region one can stand on a soap-box and see nothing else to the horizon.
But this paper is the soap-box of that chap, and his is the only point-of-view that'll be expressed in it.
I guess I gave away two hundred dolls, and a soap-box of candy was empty when we left.
Paul, just be getting me my razor and the brush and soap-box, there's a good lad.'
Beside him stood a big billy-goat, harnessed to a two-wheeled cart made of a soap-box.
Here were the masses celebrated in pamphlet and soap-box oration.
She does sit in a rocking-chair with her feet propped up on a soap-box.
The soap-box will be her cell, for it was so small she could not lie down in it.
Dumps lay sound asleep on a flannel bed, made by loving hands, in the bottom of a soap-box.
Jamie looked at Rosie, then at the sky line, then at the soap-box, then back at Rosie.
also soapbox, 1650s, "box for holding soap," later especially a wooden crate in which soap may be packed; from soap (n.) + box (n.). Typical of a makeshift stand for a public orator since at least 1907. Also used by children to make racing carts, cf. soap-box derby, annual race in Dayton, Ohio, which dates to 1933.
The attitude from which one orates, pontificates, counsels urgently, etc: Be careful or she'll get on the old soapbox and preach about fiscal iniquity (1907+)