Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading and Public Speaking (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, Oct 20, 2017 - Poetry - 330 pages
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The Supreme Being has kindly allotted to us our portion of human ex istence, in a country, the constitution and laws of which, recognize in every citizen, the right to form, to cherish, and to express his Opinions on all subjects interesting to our common welfare, -a country where the Opinion of a majority prevails, and where eloquence creates public'opinion. Here, as in the free states of antiquity, every man's Opinion should be Written on his forehead. Here, too, the noble science and art of elocution should receive. At least attention enough to elevate the standard of public speaking, particularly among our representatives and senators in congress. Then.

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