“Model Speeches For Practise” is a 1920 work by Grenville Kleiser that contains a collection of successful speeches by eminent public speakers for study an practice. The author believes that by examining them and reading them aloud, the reader will be able to improve their speaking skills and become a confident and powerful orator for all occasions. This volume is highly recommended for those looking to improve their public speaking skills and would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Contents include: “Aims and Purposed of Speaking”, “After-dinner Speaking by James Russell Lowell”, “England, Mother of Nations by Ralph Waldo Emerson”, “The Age of Research by William Ewart Gladstone”, “Address of Welcome by Oliver Wendell Holmes”, “Good Will to America by Sir William Harcourt”, etc. Grenville Kleiser (1868–1953) was a North American author best remembered for his many inspirational and motivational books, especially those related to oration and self development. He also worked as a Public Speaking teacher at Yale Divinity School, Yale University. Other notable works by this author include: “How to Speak in Public” (1906), “Humorous Hits and How to Hold an Audience” (1908), and “Stories that Take” (1910). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with an essay from Kleiser's 1908 work, “Humorous Hits and How to Hold an Audience”.