And Robert De Niro's Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull wasn't exactly the king of elocution.
He throws every fiber of his being into each performance, altering his posture, elocution, temperament, and more.
Even in Choate and Phillips you are admiring the phrase and the elocution, and not the men.
Lafontaine had conviction and self-assurance, but his elocution was very bad for poetry.
Several female teachers of elocution in our midst prove that this is gradually perceived.
I told her I was about to lecture and was on my way to take lessons in elocution.
Emphasis will be more fully explained under the head of elocution.
I'll furnish the elocution if you'll bring the bombs and guns!
He was a graduate of Edinburgh, wrote in a bombastic style, and possessed a great fluency of elocution.
I had not seen Francis Ardry since the day I had seen him taking lessons in elocution.
mid-15c., from Late Latin elocutionem (nominative elocutio) "voice production, manner of expression," in classical Latin, "oratorical expression," noun of action from past participle stem of eloqui "speak out" (see eloquence).