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Demosthenic   Listen
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Demosthenic  adj.  Pertaining to, or in the style of, Demosthenes, the Grecian orator.






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"Demosthenic" Quotes from Famous Books



... the Fair Ground. Any number of mountebanks have pitched their tents there, and are exhibiting all sorts of monstrosities to large and enthusiastic audiences. There are some eloquent men among the showmen. Some of them are Demosthenic. We looked around among them during the last day we honored the Fair with our brilliant presence, and were rather pleased at some things ...
— The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 7 • Charles Farrar Browne

... ability. As already indicated, I was conscious of no mean alloy of the Demosthenic gold tempering the baser metal of my general composition. My voice was deep ...
— Continental Monthly, Vol. I. February, 1862, No. II. - Devoted To Literature And National Policy • Various



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