Lend Me Your Ears
The Puffin Book of Elocution Pieces
"Express to impress Poets are born. Public speakers are made. And this collection of assorted elocution pieces is designed to do just that: unleash the orator within you. Handpicked by master speaker Terry O'Brien, it includes: · Delightful poems that impart wisdom: from Kipling's classic If, to charming verses by the beloved Ruskin Bond · Eloquent prose pieces: from Twain's razor-sharp wit to the insights of Bacon · Impressive dramatic excerpts: think Shakespeare · Speeches that changed the world: from John F. Kennedy to our very own Mahatma Gandhi * Speaking is good, speaking effectively is even better—and Terry brings you its secrets, tips and tricks."