He could not read or write, but he was wise, And knew right smart how to extemporize.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
Within a year I took my part regularly at that service, first using my manuscript, and then extemporizing as I best could.
"Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877" by James Kennedy
His extempore expressions suggested an overweening view of his own position.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
The natives sang to these instruments, and often made extempore verses.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
And now Pastor Tappau began his prayer, extempore, as was the custom.
"Curious, if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell
Very well; I will play the Sicilian snob, but I never saw one so I shall have to do it extempore as Snug had to play the part of Lion.
"Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions" by Henry Festing Jones
Not unless preparation for war is to be rejected, and reliance placed upon extemporized means.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
The prayer was extempore, and roused the girls to amazed attention.
"Betty Vivian" by L. T. Meade
For these reasons the first rush to privateering, although feverishly energetic, was of a somewhat extemporized character.
"Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812" by Alfred Thayer Mahan
I have complied with the desire of certain persons who just now begged me to speak extempore.
"The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura" by Lucius Apuleius