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The power of the human voice, with many examples. Using language to bring about a better understanding with our fellow men. A look at the characters created by Mr. Dickens and his understanding of his fellow men as expressed through them. Two of the finest voices in England: Her Majesty Queen Victoria, and Ellen Terry. The lack of attention we pay to the art of speaking. The art of governing as the art that is concealed, with examples from the speaker's experiences. Another look at the characters of Mr. Dickens to see the art of expression. The message of The Christmas Carol. The oratory skill of some politicians.