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what does "rolling phrase"mean?

 

Ralph Yarborough had been bred in the fulsome tradition of Southern oratory; he thought in rolling phrases, and they were as genuine from him, and as moving, as the silence of O'Donnell.

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    It's way of describing his speech-making ability, He could easily produce elaborate, descriptive phrases that could hold the attention of an audience. He didn't have to plan what to say in advance; he could easily speak extemporaneously.

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