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  • This is the kind of refined insight of which I — with my “low soap-box oratory” and state college education — am incapable, as Dorothy Rabinowitz of the Wall Street Journal pronounced.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • Henrykwdk provoked a response by calling it a Flame, and GE is guilty of not only being long-winded, but could probably stand a slight attitude adjustment and knocked of his soap-box.

    So there.

  • I try to avoid the soap-box image, though it's hard.

    Interview With Earl J. Wilcox

  • And after the guests were gone, I learned how he had met him, passing down a street at night and stopping to listen to a man on a soap-box who was addressing a crowd of workingmen.

    Chapter 2: Challenges

  • But he had a certain clear way of stating the abstruse in simple language, was a born expositor and teacher, and was not above the soap-box as a means of interpreting economics to the workingmen.

    Chapter 2: Challenges

  • He/She needed a soap-box, and The Hollywood Reporter was happily there when they needed it.

    Adam Wright: Non-Anonymous TV Critic Trashes Anonymous Executive (and Publication)

  • "A novel is meant to entertain," mainstream publishers claimed, "not to be a soap-box."

    Talia Carner - An interview with author

  • Before very long, out of the glare of public office, Arlen's actions and his reasons for them will become more and more apparent; and I will be off of my boring soap-box explanation that hopefully, because of the luck of parenting, surroundings, and opportunity, we learn right from wrong.

    SaraKay Smullens: Leaving the Party: The Journey of Arlen Specter

  • Neither does she seem to have any idea of how that low soap-box oratory — embracing one kind of American as the real kind, those builders in the towns and cities across America — rings in the ear today.

    What Sarah Palin Doesn't Know

  • Next to the more traditional leadership hustings and inevitable TV debates, why not get candidates out, in every part of the country – not just London – to do high-street walkabouts and town centre soap-box sessions?

    Labour leadership battle gives time to create future agenda

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