The Long-Winded Speech

The Long-Winded Speech

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Caption: The Long-Winded Speech, or the oratorical organ harmonized with sublime and beautiful inflation, In this caricature, the politician and dramatist Richard Brinsley Sheridan presents his charges against Hastings to the House of Lords. Sheridan is depicted as the mouthpiece of Fox, spouting blasts of inflated accusation, fed to him through a bellows in the shape of Burke's face. Published : 1788 Illustrated by William Dent.

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Keywords: caricature, cartoon, complex, complexes, government building, government building by name, historical, history, house of lords, judicial event, satire, satirical, trial, trials, visual and verbal communication, visual works, william dent

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