|The minister had to deal not only with
the king but also with a council that sat to deliberate on affairs. The importance of
suiting one's speech to the mood and disposition of the assembled councilors is dealt
Those are masters of the art of speaking
who take note of the disposition and mood of the assembly and choose their words and adopt
a style of speech to suit them.
Good and successful speech requires a
careful understanding of the disposition and receptivity of the audience and a clear
understanding of the subjects talked about.
Idai is the receptive mood of the audience.