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[43] For the first essential of a good delivery is evenness. The voice must not run joltingly, with irregularity of rhythm and sound, mixing long and short syllables, grave accents and acute, tones loud and low, without discrimination, the result being that this universal unevenness produces the impression of [p. 267] a limping gait. The second essential is variety of tone, and it is in this alone that delivery really consists.

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