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AN 4.132 Paṭibhānasutta: Eloquence

“Mendicants, these four people are found in the world. What four?

  1. One who speaks on topic, but not fluently.
  2. One who speaks fluently, but not on topic.
  3. One who speaks on topic and fluently.
  4. One who speaks neither on topic nor fluently.

These are the four people found in the world.”

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