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"A Book that should be on every Scholar's table."
A Book of Ready Reference
FOR SUCH FAMILIAR WORDS, PHRASES AND EXPRESSIONS AS ARE OFTENEST QUOTED AND MET WITH
IN GENERAL LITERATURE;
THEIR AUTHORSHIP AND POSITION IN THE ORIGINAL.
A CAREFULLY PREPARED LIST OF POPULAR QUOTATIONS
LATIN, FRENCH AND OTHER LANGUAGES.
Copyright, 1877, by
G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers.
TWO EXCELLENT BOOKS
THE ART OF CONVERSATION,
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READING AND THINKING.-LANGUAGE.-Words, SentENCES, AND CONSTRUCTION.-WHAT TO AVOID.-LETTER WRITING.-PRONUNCIATION. EXPRESSION.-TONE.- RELIGIOUS READINGS. THE BIBLE. PRAYERS.-DRAMATIC READINGS.-ORATORY AND SPEAKING. WHAT TO SAY.-WHAT NOT TO SAY.-HOW TO BEGIN.-CAUTIONS. DELIVERY.-WRITING A SPEECH.-FIRST LESSONS.-PUBLIC SPEAKING.-DELIVERY.-ACTION.-ORATORY OF THE PULPIT.— COMPOSITION.-THE BAR.-Reading oF WIT AND HUMOR.-THE PLATFORM.-CONSTRUCTION OF A SPEECH.
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