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132 DRAMATIC AND LYRIC INTERPRETATION
The charm and magnetism of a person­ality are sometimes aided by physical beauty; but if your mouth speaks the language of a beautiful soul, if your eyes reflect the sentiments of a generous heart, the beauty of your soul and heart will prevail over the body.
There are women on the stage who are magnificent in their beauty, but who never­theless lack personality, magnetism, and charm, because they lack soul.
What then is Soul?
The soul is a compound of all our intellectual faculties.
The soul is a compound of all our intelli­gences — intelligence of the heart, intelligence of the brain, intelligence of manners, intelligence of taste, intelligence in Art.
An artist's soul must have multiple intellec­tual qualities.
The gift, the talent of an artist, will be with­out power, if his soul is inferior, if it has not all virtues and all generosities, if it is low and narrow-minded.
We all know beautiful voices and really talented singers who have no power over their audiences. The public says: He or she is . . . very clever . . . but so cold! They are cold,








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