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The Art of Public Speaking

By J. Berg (Joseph Berg) Esenwein, Dale Carnegie
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  • The Art of Public Speaking
  • BY
  • J. BERG ESENWEIN
    • AUTHOR OF
      • "HOW TO ATTRACT AND HOLD AN AUDIENCE,"
      • "WRITING THE SHORT-STORY,"
      • "WRITING THE PHOTOPLAY," ETC., ETC.,
      • AND
    • "HOW TO ATTRACT AND HOLD AN AUDIENCE,"
    • "WRITING THE SHORT-STORY,"
    • "WRITING THE PHOTOPLAY," ETC., ETC.,
    • AND
  • DALE CARNAGEY
    • PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING, BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF COMMERCE AND FINANCE; INSTRUCTOR IN PUBLIC SPEAKING, Y.M.C.A. SCHOOLS, NEW YORK, BROOKLYN, BALTIMORE, AND PHILADELPHIA, AND THE NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER, AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BANKING
    • THE WRITER'S LIBRARY
      • EDITED BY J. BERG ESENWEIN
    • EDITED BY J. BERG ESENWEIN
    • THE HOME CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL
      • SPRINGFIELD, MASS.
    • SPRINGFIELD, MASS.
    • F. ARTHUR METCALF
      • FELLOW-WORKER AND FRIEND
    • FELLOW-WORKER AND FRIEND
    • Table of Contents
    • THINGS TO THINK OF FIRST
      • A FOREWORD
    • A FOREWORD
  • THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
    • CHAPTER I
      • ACQUIRING CONFIDENCE BEFORE AN AUDIENCE
    • ACQUIRING CONFIDENCE BEFORE AN AUDIENCE
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES.
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE SIN OF MONOTONY
    • THE SIN OF MONOTONY
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES.
    • CHAPTER III
      • EFFICIENCY THROUGH EMPHASIS AND SUBORDINATION
    • EFFICIENCY THROUGH EMPHASIS AND SUBORDINATION
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER IV
      • EFFICIENCY THROUGH CHANGE OF PITCH
    • EFFICIENCY THROUGH CHANGE OF PITCH
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER V
      • EFFICIENCY THROUGH CHANGE OF PACE
    • EFFICIENCY THROUGH CHANGE OF PACE
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
      • FOOL'S GOLD
    • FOOL'S GOLD
    • EXERCISES
    • THE MOB
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
      • A PLEA FOR CUBA
    • A PLEA FOR CUBA
    • CHAPTER VI
      • PAUSE AND POWER
    • PAUSE AND POWER
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII
      • EFFICIENCY THROUGH INFLECTION
    • EFFICIENCY THROUGH INFLECTION
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • SELECTIONS FOR PRACTISE
      • THE HISTORY OF LIBERTY
    • THE HISTORY OF LIBERTY
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • CONCENTRATION IN DELIVERY
    • CONCENTRATION IN DELIVERY
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER IX
      • FORCE
    • FORCE
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER X
      • FEELING AND ENTHUSIASM
    • FEELING AND ENTHUSIASM
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • PATRICK HENRY'S SPEECH
      • BEFORE THE VIRGINIA CONVENTION OF DELEGATES
    • BEFORE THE VIRGINIA CONVENTION OF DELEGATES
    • CHAPTER XI
      • FLUENCY THROUGH PREPARATION
    • FLUENCY THROUGH PREPARATION
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • GENERAL THEMES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE VOICE
    • THE VOICE
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • VOICE CHARM
    • VOICE CHARM
    • SELECTIONS FOR PRACTISE
      • FROM MILTON'S "L'ALLEGRO"
      • THE SEA
      • THE LARK
      • THE BROOK
    • FROM MILTON'S "L'ALLEGRO"
    • THE SEA
    • THE LARK
    • THE BROOK
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • DISTINCTNESS AND PRECISION OF UTTERANCE
    • DISTINCTNESS AND PRECISION OF UTTERANCE
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE TRUTH ABOUT GESTURE
    • THE TRUTH ABOUT GESTURE
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • METHODS OF DELIVERY
    • METHODS OF DELIVERY
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • THOUGHT AND RESERVE POWER
    • THOUGHT AND RESERVE POWER
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XVIII
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • INFLUENCING BY EXPOSITION
    • INFLUENCING BY EXPOSITION
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XX
      • INFLUENCING BY DESCRIPTION
    • INFLUENCING BY DESCRIPTION
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • INFLUENCING BY NARRATION
    • INFLUENCING BY NARRATION
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • INFLUENCING BY SUGGESTION
    • INFLUENCING BY SUGGESTION
    • INVICTUS
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • INFLUENCING BY ARGUMENT
    • INFLUENCING BY ARGUMENT
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • INFLUENCING BY PERSUASION
    • INFLUENCING BY PERSUASION
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • INFLUENCING THE CROWD
    • INFLUENCING THE CROWD
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • RIDING THE WINGED HORSE
      • I.   WHAT IS IMAGINATION?
      • II. THE USES OF IMAGING IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
      • III. HOW TO ACQUIRE THE IMAGING HABIT
    • RIDING THE WINGED HORSE
    • I.   WHAT IS IMAGINATION?
    • II. THE USES OF IMAGING IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
    • III. HOW TO ACQUIRE THE IMAGING HABIT
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • GROWING A VOCABULARY
    • GROWING A VOCABULARY
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • MEMORY TRAINING
    • MEMORY TRAINING
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • RIGHT THINKING AND PERSONALITY
    • RIGHT THINKING AND PERSONALITY
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • AFTER-DINNER AND OTHER OCCASIONAL SPEAKING
    • AFTER-DINNER AND OTHER OCCASIONAL SPEAKING
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • MAKING CONVERSATION EFFECTIVE
    • MAKING CONVERSATION EFFECTIVE
    • QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES
  • APPENDICES
    • APPENDIX A
      • FIFTY QUESTIONS FOR DEBATE
    • FIFTY QUESTIONS FOR DEBATE
    • APPENDIX B
      • THIRTY THEMES FOR SPEECHES
    • THIRTY THEMES FOR SPEECHES
    • APPENDIX C
      • SUGGESTIVE SUBJECTS FOR SPEECHES[36]
    • SUGGESTIVE SUBJECTS FOR SPEECHES[36]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • APPENDIX D
    • SPEECHES FOR STUDY AND PRACTISE
    • NEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
      • BRAVE LITTLE BELGIUM
    • BRAVE LITTLE BELGIUM
    • HENRY WATTERSON
      • THE NEW AMERICANISM
    • THE NEW AMERICANISM
    • JOHN MORLEY
      • FOUNDER'S DAY ADDRESS
    • FOUNDER'S DAY ADDRESS
    • ROBERT TOOMBS
      • ON RESIGNING FROM THE SENATE, 1861
    • ON RESIGNING FROM THE SENATE, 1861
    • THEODORE ROOSEVELT
      • INAUGURAL ADDRESS
      • ON AMERICAN MOTHERHOOD[38]
    • INAUGURAL ADDRESS
    • ON AMERICAN MOTHERHOOD[38]
    • ALTON B. PARKER
      • THE CALL TO DEMOCRATS
    • THE CALL TO DEMOCRATS
    • JOHN W. WESCOTT
      • NOMINATING WOODROW WILSON
    • NOMINATING WOODROW WILSON
    • HENRY W. GRADY
      • THE RACE PROBLEM
    • THE RACE PROBLEM
    • WILLIAM McKINLEY
      • LAST SPEECH
    • LAST SPEECH
    • JOHN HAY
      • TRIBUTE TO MCKINLEY
    • TRIBUTE TO MCKINLEY
    • WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
      • THE PRINCE OF PEACE[39]
    • THE PRINCE OF PEACE[39]
    • RUFUS CHOATE
      • EULOGY OF WEBSTER
    • EULOGY OF WEBSTER
    • ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
      • PASS PROSPERITY AROUND
    • PASS PROSPERITY AROUND
    • RUSSELL CONWELL
      • ACRES OF DIAMONDS[40]
    • ACRES OF DIAMONDS[40]
    • VICTOR HUGO
      • HONORE DE BALZAC
    • HONORE DE BALZAC
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GENERAL INDEX
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