How to use Demosthenes in a sentence
And so this is why the clever performer cannot reproduce the effect of a speech of Demosthenes or Daniel Webster.Expressive Voice Culture | Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Amplification, declamation, and exaggeration were at all times the faults of the Greeks, excepting Demosthenes and Aristotle.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Cobden did the reasoning, Bright supplied the declamation, but like Demosthenes he mingled argument with appeal.
All the orations of Demosthenes exhibit him as a pure and noble patriot, and are full of the loftiest sentiments.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
Afterward, during the supremacy of Alexander, Demosthenes was again accused, and suffered exile.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
British Dictionary definitions for Demosthenes
384–322 bc, Athenian statesman, orator, and lifelong opponent of the power of Macedonia over Greece
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Cultural definitions for Demosthenes
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