Speaking

Hailing the boy in a stentorian voice, as if he were half-a-mile off instead of two yards.

Charles Dickens Dombey and Son Quotations (Chapter 23). Hailing the boy in a stentorian voice, as if he were half-a-mile off instead of two yards.

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His voice, short, deep, and resonant, is not at all unlike the tones of the instrument to which he is devoted.

Charles Dickens Bleak House Quotations (Chapter 27). His voice, short, deep, and resonant, is not at all unlike the tones of the instrument to which he is devoted.

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You’re quite a powerful speaker, sir, I wonder you don’t go into Parliament.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). You’re quite a powerful speaker, sir, I wonder you don’t go into Parliament.

The orator having refreshed himself, wiped his corrugated forehead from left to right several times with his handkerchief folded into a pad, and concentrated all his revived forces, in a sneer of great disdain and bitterness.

Charles Dickens Hard Times Quotations (Book 2, Chapter 4). The orator having refreshed himself, wiped his corrugated forehead from left to right several times with his handkerchief folded into a pad, and concentrated all his revived forces, in a sneer of great disdain and bitterness.