The American debater: being a plain exposition of the principles and practice of public debate, wherein will be found an account of the qualifications necessary to a good deliberative orator, as also the mode of acquiring them, the rules of order observed in deliberative assemblies, debates in full and in outline, on various interesting topics, numerous questions for discussion, forms of a constitution for literary clubs or debating societies, etc., etc
Ivison & Phinney [and 7 other publishers], 1856 - Debates and debating - 323 pages
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