What is oratory?

  • (noun): Addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous).
    Example: "He loved the sound of his own oratory"


Oratory is a type of public speaking.

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LLandaff Oratory
... LLandaff Oratory is an oratory in Van Reenen, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa ... The oratory was built by Maynard Mathews in memory of his son Llandaff Mathew who died while saving the lives of 8 co-workers at the Burnside Colliery mine on 19 March 1925 ... The oratory seats just eight people, apparently the same number of people Llandaff saved in the mine accident and is architecturally based on a wing of the ...
Saint Joseph's Oratory (Green Bay, Wisconsin)
... Saint Joseph's Oratory is a Roman Catholic oratory located in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, United States, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of ... The oratory is under the care of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest ...
Thomas Francis Knox - Life
... The group based at the Birmingham Oratory divided in April 1849 ... Together with Faber, Knox set up the London Oratory ... From 1865 to 1868 Knox served a term as superior of the London Oratory ...
... Oratory is a type of public speaking ... Oratory may also refer to Oratory (worship), a place of worship a religious order such as Oratory of Saint Philip Neri (Roman Catholic) Oratory of Jesus (Roman ...

Famous quotes containing the word oratory:

    Some of the greatest and most lasting effects of genuine oratory have gone forth from secluded lecture desks into the hearts of quiet groups of students.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)