King's speech


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King's speech

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain and the Commonwealth when the sovereign is male) another name for speech from the throne
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"It is but too true," said Athos, replying with his voice to the first part of the king's speech, and with a bow to the second; "it is but too true, indeed, that your majesty has seen many evil days."
The Indian, who had overheard the king's speech, thought that he saw in it signs of yielding to his proposal, so he joyfully agreed to the monarch's wishes, and came forward to help the prince to mount the horse, and show him how to guide it: but, before he had finished, the young man turned the screw, and was soon out of sight.
The king's speech, which will serve as a guideline for Shoura members, will begin the deliberations of the new parliamentary year of the 150-member council.
REVIEW The King's Speech BIRMINGHAM REP THIS triumphant production grabs our attention from the start and doesn't let it go for two hours.
SATURDAY THE KING'S SPEECH C4 9PM Thrust on to the throne after his brother's abdication, George VI (Colin Firth) turns to unorthodox Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush) in order to cure a stutter which has plagued his life.
WRITERS spent days working on the famous King's Speech as they struggled to find a way to tell the nation we were going to war with Germany, a forgotten draft reveals.
MP Adnan Al-Maliki underscored HM the King's speech focusing on the continuation of the reform and economic movements toward further prosperity, and putting an end to all foreign interferences in Bahrain's internal affairs.
It includes 40 original costumes seen in movies such as The Queen, The King's Speech, Sense and Sensibility and Pirates of the Caribbean.
"The King's speech is an outline and our reply fills it.
Hit films such as The King's Speech and The Inbetweeners have contributed to the success of home grown movies.
MOVIE hits such as The King's Speech and The Inbetweeners have helped UK box office takings to exceed pounds 1 billion for the first time.