How do you prepare yourself to speak before a large audience?
I have learned to curl myself up in a sort of semi-comatose condition so as to hold my forces in hand for the evening’s work. I will not read or write before speaking; it is bad enough to be rattled all day on the train. As to refreshment, I taste of but three simple articles—a cup of coffee before going on the platform—and a dish of bread-and- milk and a baked apple after leaving it.
RECIPE: Baked Apple Folly
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