clearness of statement

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  • Clearness of statement is of very great importance. Cited from Public Speaking, by Irvah Lester Winter
  • With wonderful breadth of knowledge and clearness of statement he made his points and answered objections. Cited from Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White Volume II
  • Next to clearness of statement, I would put conciseness -- the condensing of much into a few words. Cited from In His Image, by William Jennings Bryan
  • But twenty years ago, for clearness of statement, and for an easy and straightforward method of speech he had few superiors. Cited from Hidden Treasures, by Harry A. Lewis
  • He exhibited an exceptional clearness of statement and power of analysis. Cited from Twenty Years of Congress, Volume 2 (of 2), by James Gillespie Blaine
  • These are marked by clearness of statement, force of argument, and felicity of illustration. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5, Ed. by Warner
  • His opinion was that an impressive delivery depended particularly upon vigorous feeling, energetic thinking, and clearness of statement. Cited from Successful Methods of Public Speaking, by Grenville Kleiser
  • Clearness of statement was never one of Mrs. Glen's salient characteristics. Cited from The Red Acorn, by John McElroy
  • Defoe's incomparable clearness of statement would alone betray him; that was a gift of nature which no art could successfully imitate. Cited from Daniel Defoe, by William Minto
  • You have been told of Storri's graphic clearness of statement, once he had fully perfected the outlines of some enterprise. Cited from The President, by Alfred Henry Lewis
  • The Stockholm atmosphere appears to be fatal to clearness of statement. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Aug 29, 1917, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • His readiness of resource, clearness of statement, and wide range of information, inspired many of his questioners with a feeling of respect, such as they had never before entertained for any of his order. Cited from A Popular History of Ireland V2, by T.D. McGee
  • There can be no doubt that clearness of statement is a powerful element in making an argument persuasive, though the appeal that it makes to the feelings of the readers is slight and subtle. Cited from The Making of Arguments, by J. H. Gardiner
  • Of the factors which make for the persuasiveness of an argument I will speak here of three -- clearness of statement, appeal to the practical interests of the audience, and direct appeal to their feelings. Cited from The Making of Arguments, by J. H. Gardiner
  • Thus far the admirable clearness of statement and perfect propriety of speech, added to the personal prestige which surrounds any man so distinguished as the orator, had secured a well-bred attention. Cited from From the Easy Chair, vol. 1, George William Curtis
  • Since the speech is for the most part an appeal to the reason, and therefore deals largely with fact and the logical relations of ideas, precision and clearness of statement are the chief qualities to be cultivated. Cited from Public Speaking, by Irvah Lester Winter
  • His thought, too, is obscured, where we would expect great clearness of statement, accompanied by a dignified simplicity; and occasionally we feel that he forgets his subject in an anxious effort to make an impression. Cited from Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America
  • For forcible illustration, apt comparison, accuracy and clearness of statement, and absolute thoroughness, it has never been excelled. Cited from Lectures Of Col. Ingersoll, V2,R. G. Ingersoll
  • In logical precision of mind, clearness of statement, full investigation of complicated points, and close comparison of precedents, he had no superior at the bar of the Supreme Court. Cited from Choice Specimens of American Literature, And Literary Reader, by Martin
  • There is now and then a man who professes to have derived light and wisdom from those dialectical displays, since they were doubtless marvels of logical precision and clearness of statement. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume V, by John Lord
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