The Question of Our Speech: The Lesson of Balzac: Two Lectures

The Question of Our Speech: The Lesson of Balzac: Two Lectures

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The Question of Our Speech: The Lesson of Balzac: Two Lectures

The Question of Our Speech: The Lesson of Balzac: Two Lectures

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I am offered the opportunity of addressing you a few observations on a subject that should content itself, to my thinking, with no secondary place among those justly commended to your attention on such a day as this, and that yet will not, I dare say, have been treated before you, very often, as a matter especially inviting that attention. You will have been appealed to, at this season, and in preparation for this occasion, with admirable persuasion and admirable effect, I make no doubt, on behalf of many of the interests and ideals, scholarly, moral, social, you have here so happily pursued, many of the duties, responsibilities, opportunities . . .

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