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  • Previously, Fabianski and Clough proposed schemes that include the seven Liberal Arts portraits and a larger painting by Justus of Ghent featuring Federico and Guidobaldo with a small group listening to a lecture, traditionally referred to as the Oration, which both place above the door.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • For the Oration is the true Model and original Plea of the other.

    Pliny's Epistles in Ten Books: Volume 1, Books 1-6

  • Pico himself had a massive intellect and literally studied everything there was to be studied in the university curriculum of the Renaissance; the "Oration" in part is meant to be a preface to a massive compendium of all the intellectual achievements of humanity, a compendium that never appeared because of Pico's early death.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • Then an "Oration" was due to the New England Society in New York, on the 250th anniversary of the Plymouth Landing, -- as I thought myself familiar with the story, and holding also some opinions thereupon.

    The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II.

  • They are all so accustomed to do public things with a flourish of trumpets, that the notion of my coming in to read without somebody first flying up and delivering an 'Oration' about me, and flying down again and leading me in, is so very unaccountable to them, that sometimes they have no idea until I open my lips that it can possibly be Charles Dickens. "

    The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete

  • These worthy purveyors of Capitol-corridor realism believe -- or find it quite necessary to pretend -- that President Obama's critics on the left expect him to vanquish his political enemies and the country's economic crisis with a Great Oration.

    Jim Sleeper: Great Orations Vs. Great Obfuscations

  • The passage we were responsible for was book II of the Peloponnesian War, and included the startlingly juxtaposed Funeral Oration and Plague the glory of Athens and instant decay, high-flying rhetoric and depressing fact.

    Peter Pouncey - An interview with author

  • First, Wendling's Rule of Oration: Politicians rarely, if ever, state anything important in public.

    Capping a Bad Tax Break, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Off the pitch, Dravid also was the first Indian to deliver the Sir Donald Bradman Oration .

    India Sports Highlights, 2011

  • His poem "Oration: Half-Moon in Vermont" is a great example of this.

    Poetry And Food

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