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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 1012 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KEY.—If all the feelings of a patriot glow in our bosoms on a perusal of those eloquent speeches which are delivered in the senate, or in those public assemblies where the people are frequently convened to exercise the birthright of Britons—we owe it to shorthand. If new fervour be added to our devotion, and an additional stimulus be imparted to our exertions as Christians, by the eloquent appeals and encouraging statements made at the anniversaries of our various religious societies—we owe it to shorthand. If we have an opportunity in interesting judicial cases, of examining the evidence, and learning the proceedings with as much certainty, and nearly as much minuteness, as if we had been present on the occasion—we owe it to shorthand. Reporting Style. 1 / °..O `-~ `-~ .'•.~ ~// `~1 .O_.. N Y '295~,p .L.,''-L .~ r
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