- Halliburton was much respected, but he was a great declaimer as to prices of cattle falling when he was a purchaser. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
- Writing was a great pleasure, and though my productions at school were far too irregular for me to call them good, I was certainly the best declaimer. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- But we never heard this while the declaimer was himself a backstairs man, as he calls it, but in the confidence and views of the administration, as may more properly and respectfully be said. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.