Sentence Examples with the word Declaimer

Considering the perverted taste of the age, it is perhaps fortunate that the task fell into the hands of no showy declaimer who measured his success by his skill in making surface do duty for substance, but of homely, matter-of-fact scribes, whose sole concern was to record what they knew.

The statement that he was a trained and practised declaimer is confirmed both by his own words (i.