WHY DO PEOPLE COME TO MY MEETING? GERMAN PHILOSOPHER EXPLAINS (Post No.5672)

WHY DO PEOPLE COME TO MY MEETING? GERMAN PHILOSOPHER EXPLAINS (Post No.5672)

COMPILED by London Swaminathan

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Date: 17 November 2018

GMT Time uploaded in London –17-51
Post No. 5672

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While he was dramatic critic on the old Denver Post, Eugene Field was given an assignment to report on a performance of King Lear, his review was brief but pointed

Last night at the Tabor Opera House, So and So played King Lear. He played it as though under the premonition that someone was about to play the Ace.

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Lecture Anecdotes

Professor Agassiz, the naturalist, had declined to lecture before some lyceum or public society, on account of the inroads which previous lectures given by him had made upon his studies and thought. The gentleman who had been deputed to invite him continued to press the invitation, assuring him that the society was ready to pay him liberally for his services.

That is no inducement to me, replied Agassiz, I cannot afford to waste my time in making money.

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I HAVE NOTHING TO SAY ON WIT AND HUMOUR

Artemus Ward was once about to lecture on American Wit and Humour, but the chairman spoke at such length on the subject when Artemus rose he said,
The chairman has said all that needs to be said on the American Wit and Humour, so instead of taking that subject, I shall lecture on Indian Meals, and he did.

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MY AUDIENCE
The German philosopher and theologian , Frederich Schleilermarcher , once attempted to explain to a questioner the type of people who composed his audiences.

My audience is composed mainly of students, young women and soldiers. Student s come because I am a member of the Board of Examiners. The young women come because of the student s. And the soldiers come because of the young women.

XXX SUBHAM XXX

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