Definition of Declamations

1. Noun. (plural of declamation) ¹



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Definition of Declamations

1. declamation [n] - See also: declamation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Declamations

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decks
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decktops
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declamations (current term)
declamatory
declamping phenomenon
declamping shock
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declaration of estimated tax
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Literary usage of Declamations

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1. Quintilian's Institutes of Oratory: Or, Education of an Orator by Quintilian (1892)
"Let therefore the subjects themselves, which shall be imagined, be as like as possible to truth; and let declamations to the utmost extent that is ..."

2. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1857)
"f It was at this time that Luther preached those discourses on the Ten Commandments that have come down to us under the title of Popular declamations. ..."

3. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1876)
"declamations in Greek on Decia x Ho ns : abstract questions (Secret?, ... Lastly, under the Empire, we have declamations on poetical or fancy themes. ..."

4. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"... declamations are frequently given by Seneca the Elder, see p. ... short ones) of his declamations are given by SEN. suas. and contr. ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"The corruption of taste and language is strongly marked in the vehement declamations of the Latin bishops, but the compositions of Gregory and Chrysostom ..."

6. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1908)
"The declamations of antiquity had an influence on its prose style—and consequently an effect on its critical opinions of ..."

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