Even though the Society hated Shaw’s speeches, they didn’t stop him from expressing his views. In the third meeting of the society, Shaw was asked to take the Chair to which he happily consented even though his hand shook terribly that he could hardly sign. In order to conquer his fear of public speaking, he read several books of great authors like Stuart Mill and George Eliot. Moreover, he also prepared notes and visited every meeting. Shaw spoke in the in parks, streets, and at all places where a chance was awaiting him, be it for tens of thousands of people.