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For French is the common language of educated men and it is certainly
convenient to speak it well enough to be able to treat of any subject of discourse
that may arise . It has a great literature ; other countries , with the exception of
I do not know that anyone has been able to discover what this knack consists of .
It cannot be learnt . It can exist without education or culture . It is a faculty that
enables the playwright so to put words that they carry across the footlights and to
Few can but those who have themselves been actors . It is not enough to be able
to tell an actor that an intonation or a gesture is wrong , you must be able to show
him by word and deed what is right . This is more than ever necessary now that ...
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