The Bogue Institute for Stammerers, Indianapolis--Ind
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...the stammerer to gain control of his speech, and be able to talk in a perfectly natural way, just the same as the undeveloped muscles of the other parts of the body can be developed., Scientific Principles of Speech Necessary. To develop great physical strength, one must take substantial food of the proper nature, and then exercise that part of the body that it is desired to improve. To develop great intellectual strength one must first develop the physical strength, and then have at hand the proper information to strengthen the brain. To gain the proper control of speech, one must obtain the information required to enable him to use his speech in a natural way. This information must be imparted to the stammerer by a person who has complete knowledge of the principles of speech which underlie the art of speaking. It was the thought of these principles of speech which enabled me to cure myself after stammering for nearly twenty years. These same natural laws have enabled me to cure hundreds of others. Cured Nine Years Ago. Lawrence, Ind., February 14, 1912. Dun Mn. Booun: As it has now been nearly nine years since l took your treatment. I am going to write you again to say that my cure has been absolutely complete and permanent. l am always ready to tell anyone of my experience as a stammerer. For years l was the same as dumb. I could speak in my way: but everyone laughed. I0 after awhile I refused to talk only when it was absolutely necessary. As l became older it was more embarrassing than ever. When sent on an errand l either had someone of the neighbor girls go with me or had my errand written out. An impediment naturally makes anyone timid and nervous. Since you cured me I can speak as fluently as anyone and a little more so than...
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- 13 Sep 2013
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