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Public Speaking

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,575 / 275 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.4
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 1,186
Added to site: 2005.12.17
mnybks.net#: 12289
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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ed from these biographical excerpts is that these men started from ordinary conditions to make themselves into forceful thinkers with powers of convincing expression. They overcame handicaps. They strengthened their voices. They learned how to prepare and arrange material. They made themselves able to explain topics to others. They knew so well the reasons for their own belief that they could convince others.

In a smaller way, to a lesser degree, any person can do the same thing, and by the same or similar methods. Barring some people who have physical defects or nervous diseases, any person who has enough brains to grasp an idea, to form an opinion, or to produce a thought, can be made to speak well. The preceding sentence says "barring some people who have physical defects" because not all so handicapped at the beginning need despair of learning to improve in speaking ability. By systems in which the results appear almost miraculous the dumb are now taught to speak. Stutterers and stammerers become excel

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