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Now you have the full definition: "A circle is a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center."

Apply this method to anything of which you speak, and you will always be clear.

Some one asks you, "What is a chirocycle?"

You apply the logical method at once, and answer:

"A chirocycle—

—is a sort of tricycle—

—propelled by means of the hands."

In order to be perfectly clear it is usually best to add further differentiae.

In this case,

"It is usually employed by invalids who have lost the use of the legs."

By the use of logical definitions you make your speech absolutely clear.

PROBLEM.

Give logical definitions of three machines with which you are familiar.

Conclusion to Book II

You have now mastered the details of speech in its elementary forms. You are prepared

1. To pronounce your words correctly, and

2. To use them properly and effectively.

You are well on the road to being an unusual speaker.

Book III will show you a number of psychological principles that will aid you to speak well under all ordinary conditions.

Book III deals so intimately with human nature that it will interest you particularly.

SPEECH

. COURSE IN EIGHT PARTS ON GENERAL SPEECHJBUSINESS TALKING AND PUBLIC SPEAKING.WHAT TO SAY AND HOWTO SAY IT UNDER ALL CONDITIONS

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BY

FREDERICK HOUK.LAW

BOOK THREE
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MASTERY OF SPEECH

A Course in Eight Parts on General Speech, Business
Talking and Public Speaking, What to Say and
How to Say It under All Conditions

BY

FREDERICK HOUK LAW, Ph.D.

Lecturer in English in New York University, and Head of the Department of English in the Stuyvesant High School, New York City

THE COURSE OF STUDY
Book One

How To Speak Correctly And Pleasingly
Book Two
How To Use Words Correctly
Book Three

How To Speak Well Under All Ordinary Conditions
Book Four
How To Speak In Daily Business Life
Book Five
How To Speak Under Trying Conditions
Book Six

How To Speak In Private Life And In Public Places
Book Seven
How To Speak On Public Occasions
Book Eight

How To Find Material For Talking And Speaking
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