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The great leading distinction between writing and speaking is, that more time is allowed for the one than the other, and hence dif ...
Of the modes of persuasion furnished by the spoken word there are three kinds. The first kind depends on the personal character of ...
As debate is rare in the House of Representatives, since nearly all real business is done in the committees, it is very natural th ...
For, if a "good speaker," never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that ... is there a more ...
PLAIN SUPERFICIALITY is the character of a speech, in which any two points being taken, the speaker is found to lie wholly with re ...
The receipt to make a speaker, and an applauded one too, is short and easy.--Take of common sense quantum sufficit, add a little a ...
The vulgar look upon a man, who is reckoned a fine speaker, as a phenomenon, a supernatural being, and endowed with some peculiar ...
We thus make a fundamental distinction between the competence (the speaker-hearer's knowledge of his language) and performance (th ...
If the oarsmen of a fast-moving ship suddenly cease to row, the suspension of the driving force of the oars doesn't prevent the ve ...
Speech is after all only a system of gestures, having the peculiarity that each gesture produces a characteristic sound, so that i ...
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