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PREPACB.. .. .

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1 both Inflections in connexion. 36

PART 1. Rules of Elocution.-Analysis Rule on the Circumflex or Wave. . 38

of the Voice.

Monotone. . . .

Quality of the Voice.-Roundness. . 14)

Harmonic Inflections.

Repeated Words.. .40

Exercises on the Rising Infection. . 40

True Pitch..

" " Falling Inflection. . 43

Due Loudness.

« both Inflections in connexion. 51

“Moderate' Force, Declamatory' Just Stress, --Radical Stress. . . .54

Force, 'Empassioned ' Force.

Explosion,- Expulsion,-Median

Distinct Articulation. . . .

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Stress,-- Effusion.

Correct Pronunciation. . .

Suppression,- Vanishing Stress.

True Time. . . . . .

Compound Śtress..
Exercises on Time. . .

Thorough Stress, -Intermitted stress,

Appropriate Pauses. . . .

or Tremor . . . . . .

Rules for Rhetorical Pauses..

Expressive Tones. .

Right Eur, plasis.-Rules on Emphasis. 28 Key to the Notation of Expressive

Correct Inflections. . . .

Tone. . . . . . .

Rules on the Rising Inflection..

Rules on Expressive Tone.

“ Falling Inflection. . .34 Appropriate Modulation. . . .

PART II. Pieces for Practice in Reading and Declamation.

Less 1. Paul's defence before Festus and Agrippa. . .

2. Cultivation of the Mind.. .

REED. 76

3. Physical Education. .

. . . . . DR. HUMPHREY.

4. Self-Education. . . .

. D. A. WHITE.

5. True Eloquence. . .

DANIEL WEBSTER.

6. Industry indispensable to the Orato

. H. WARE, JR.

7. Genius. . . . . . .

ORVILLE DEWEY.

8. Antiquity of Freedom. . .

W. C. BRYANT.

9. Sunrise on the Hills. . . .

W. LONGFELLOW.

10. The Christian Character..

E. COOPER.

11. Advantages of a Popular Government.

. . DR. SHARP. 89

12. Reverence for Law..

. . J. HOPKINSON. 90

13. Birthplace of American Liberty. .

PROFESSOR STUART. 92

14. Character of Washington. :

W. Smyth. *

15. Impressions from History..

VERPLANCK. 94

16. The Genius of Death. . . .

. G. Croly. 96

17. The Deep. . . .,

BRAINARD. 97

18. Parallel between

Johnson. 93

19. The Puritans

Macaulay. 100

20. Poetry.

. CHANNING. 103

21. Causes of War.

. H. BINNEY. 105

22. Foundation of National Character

E. EVERETT. 105

23. Success of the Gospel..

BSIDENT WAYLAND. 107

24. Power of the Soul. . . .

. R. H. DANA, SEN. 103

25. Hymn of Nature. .

. W. B. O. PEABODY. 110

26. Universal Decay. . . .

. . . . GREENWOOD. 111

27. Eternity or God.

113

28. Two Centuries from the

CRAFTS. 115

29. The Upright Lawyer. .

GREENLEAF. 116

30. Character of the present Age..

. E. EVERETT. 117

31. The Founders of Boston.

PRESIDENT QUINCY. 119

32. Human Culture..

S. J MAY. 120

33. Grecian and Roman Eloquence..

. . . J. Q. ADAMS. 123

34. Thanatopsis. . . . .

W. C. BRYANT. 123

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33. Trust in God. . . . .

. Wordsidorth. 125

36. Memory.

• W. G. CLARK. 127

• The names of Armerican authors, are distinguished by small Capitals; those of Foreign authors by

d. By this arrangement, the necessity of a separate list of writers, is obviated.

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37. Old Ironsides..

. 0. W. HOLMES. 128

38. That Silent Moon.

. G. W. DOANE. 129

39. Evening on the St. Lawrence. .

PROP. SILLIMAN. 130

40. America to England..

. W. ALLSTON. 131

41. The American Eagle. .

. C. W. Thomson. 133

42. The Last Evening before Eternit,

• J. A. HILLHOUSE. 135

43. Character of Jesus. . . .

S. C. THACHER. 136

44. Woman.. .

Miss C. E. Beech BR. 133

45. The Treadmil

O. W. HOLMES. 140

46. Darkness.

• • . Byron. 141

47. God. . . . . .

. . . Derzhavin. 143

48. Niagara..

. Mas. SIGOURNEY. 146

49. The United States..

. G. BANCROFT, 147

50. Wouter Van Twiller..

WASHINGTON IRVINO. 149

51. Invocation of Mirth.

. Milton. 151

52. Marco Bozzaris..

. HALLECK. 152

53. Waterloo. . .

. . . . Byron. 154

54. Prussian Battle Hymn.

Körner. 156

55. Bernardo del Carpio. . .

. Mrs. Hemans, 158

56. William Kieft. .

TASHINGTON IRVING. 160

57 Palmyra.

. WILLIAM WARE. 161

53. Beauties of Nature. . .

SAMUEL G. Howe. 162

59. An Interesting Adventure.

WILLIAM J. SNELLING. 163

60. Thoughts on Politeness.

. Geo. S. HILLARD. 166

61. Same Subject concluded..

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62. Cottage on the Swiss Alps..

BUCKMINSTER. 168

63. Peter Stuyvesant. . .

ASHINGTON IRVING. 169

61. Ode on Art. . .

CHARLES SPRAGUE. 171

65. Robert Burns. .

. .F. G. HALLECK. 172

65. The Future Life..

W. C. BRYANT. 174

67. The Spirit of Poetry.

W. LONGFELLOW. 175

63. The Soldier's Widow.

. N. P. WILIS. 176

69. The Sicilian Vespers.

J. G. WHITTIER. 177

70. Mexican Mythology. .

. . WM. H. Prescott. 178

71. The true Greatness of our

W. H. Seward, 150

72. Zenobia's Ambilion. .

. WILLIAN WARB. 181

7:3. Trials of the Post and the Scholar.

. GEO. S. HILLARD. 183

71. The Yankees. . . . .

SAMUEL KETTEL. 151

73. Custoin of Whitewashing.

FRANCIS HOPKINSON. 195

76. Same Subject continued.

157

77. Same Subject concluded..

78. The Force of Curiosity. .

. . CHARLES SPRAGUE. 191

79. The Winds. .

W. C. BRYANT. 193

RO. Daybreak. ..

CHARD H. DANA, SEN. 194

81. The Light of Home. . .

. MRS. S. J. HALB. 196

82. A Psalm of Life..

H. W. LONGFELLOW. 197

. E. F. ELLET. 193

1. A Child carried away by

Professor Wilson. 199

. Same Subject concluded.

Id.

201

86. Scene at the Dedication of a Heathen Temple.. . WILLIAM WARE. 204

87. Same Subject continued. . . . .

ID.

205

88. Same Subject concluded..

udel. . . . .

ID. 206

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89. Hamilton and Jay. . .

. DR. HAWKS. 207

90. Adams and Jefferson..

DANIEL WEBSTER. 209

91. The Destiny of our Republi

. G. S. HILLARD. 211 -

92. Posthumous Influence of the Wise

. ANDREWS NORTON. 212

93. Look Aloft. .

J. LAWRENCE, Jr. 213

91. Ode on War..

. WM. H. BURLEIGH. 214

95. The Last Days of Autumn. . .

HENRY PICKERING. 215

96. Man. . .

N. Y. EVENING Post. 216

97. Passage down the Ohio.. .

. . JAMES K. PAULDING. 217

93. Spirit of Beauty..

. Rufus Dawes. 218

99. Education of Females..

. JOSEPH STORY. 219

100. The Voices of the Dead..

ORVILLE Dewey. 221

101. The Jewish Revelation..

. DR. Noyes. 221

102. Incitements to American Intellect.

. G. S. HILLARD. 222

103. Importance of Knowledge to the Mechanic. . . . G. B. EMERSON. 224

104. Macer preaching on the steps of the Capitol at Rome. WILLIAM WARB 226

105. Death a sublime and universal Moralist. . .

JARED SPARKS 223

116 Reform in Morals. . . . . . . . . DR BERCABR. 229

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.DAN J. R. LOCIVAL. 257

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107. The Child of the Tomb.

WM. B. TAPPAN. 230

108. Love and Fame. .

H. T. TUCKERMAN. 232

109. Lamentation of Rebecca t

. . . G. LUNT. 231

110. Two Hundred Years Ago. . .

GRENVILLE MELLEN. 235

111. The Stage. . .

CHARLES SPRAGUE. 237

112. The Burial-Place at Laurel Hil.. .

. W. G. CLARK. 238

113. The Good Wife. . .

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GEORGE W. BURNAP. 239

114. A Good Daughter. .

. J. G. PALFREY. 240

115. Religion the Guardian of

• ORVILLE DEWEY. 241

116. Features of American Scenery.

. . WM. TUDOR. 242

117. Study of Human Nature essential t a Teache

G. B. EMERSON. 243

113. Education. . . . . . .

. DR. HUMPHREY. 215

119. Progress of Science..

EDWARD EVERETT. 246

120. Purpose of the Bunker-Hill Monument. .

DANIEL WEBSTER. 247

121. The American Flag. . . .

. .J. R. DRAKE. 248

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122. Greece in 1820. . . .

. J. G. BROOKS. 250

123. The Wild Boy..

CHARLES WEST THOMSON. 252

124. The Cure of Melan

CARLOS Wilcox. 253

125. My Native Village,

. . JOHN H. BRYANT. 254

126. The Press. . .

JOSEPH T. BUCKINGHAM. 255

127. Mount Auburn. .

. NEHEMIAH ADAMS. 256

123. Trying to Please

EDWARD T. CHANNING. 257

129. Defence of Charles Greenleaf. .

. G. S. HILLARD, 258

130. The Genius of Aristophanes..

. C. C. FELTON. 259

131. Responsibility of Americans. .

E. S. GANNETT. 261

132. The Mocking Bird..

ALEXANDER WILSOX. 262

133. The European and the American Nations.

. DANIEL WEBSTER, 263

131. The Times, the Manners, and the Men.

. J. R. LOWELL, 265

135. Liberty to Athens.

JAMES G. PERCIVAL. 266

136. The Arsenal at Springfield. . .'

. H. W. LONGFELLOW. 267

137. Immortality...

RICHARD H. DANA, Sex, 263

133. The Gray Oia Man of the Mouniain.

. HARRY HIBBARD. 270

139. The Novel Reader.. ,

CHARLES SPRAGUE, 271

140. Mountains of New Hampshire. .

ISAAC HILL. 271

11. Local Associations.

R.SON GRAY OTIS. 274

1412. Character of Julius Cæsar. .

. Knowles, 275

143. A Republican School-Room. . .

A. E [UZZEY. 279

141. The English Skylark. . . .

VEL H. STEARNS. 230

115. The Dream of Clarence.

. Shakspeare. 282

146. New England Freedom and E

. JOSIAH QUINCY. 231

117. Freedom and Progress. .

HARLES G. ATHERTON. 235

43. Scene from Marino Faliero..

119. The Rich Man's Son, and the Poor Man's Son. . . . J. R. LOWELL. 290

150), New England's Dead. .

AAC M'LELLAN, JR. 291

151. The Graves of the Patriots.

J. G. PERCIVAL, 293

152. Truth.

: : vivimihire.

. W. LONGFELLOW. 234

153. The First Settlers in New

. N. A. HAVEN. 295

51. Scrooge and Marley.

Charles Dickens. 298

155. The Pilgrim Fathers of N

. RUFUS CROATE, 300

156. The Setllers of Connecticut. .

CHAN. KENT. 302

157. Benefits of Collegiate Education..

JOHN SERGEANT. 303

153. Our Control over our Physical Well-being. . . . HORACE MANN. 306

159. Scene from Henry IV.

Shakspeare. 307

160. Extract from an Address delivered at Chapel Hill. WILLIAM Gaston. 311

i51. The Lyre. .

. MILTON WARD. 312

162 Polish War Song..

JAMES G. PERCIVAL. 314

163. Belshazzar..

. G. Croly. 314

164. Elijah's Interview..

Thomas Campbell. 315

165 Pamo Nature's Charms. . .

WM. C. LODGE, 316

16€ Night in Eden. . .

MRS. E. H. EVANS. 318

167 The Present Age.

. DANIEL WEBSTER. 319

33. Melancholy Fate of the Indian

. JOSEPH STORY. 320

169. Edmund Burke. . .

. A. H. EVERETT. 322

•70. Nasional Self-Respect..

. . . BEMAN. 323

171. Internal Improvement. . .

. . J. C. CALHOUN. 325

72. Younders of our Government.

. WM. M. RICHARDSON. 326

73. Conduct of the Opposition. .

HENRY CLAY. 327

174. God the Creator. . . . .

• . . . . . Fenelon. 329

175. Crescentius. .

Miss Landon. 329

76. Address to the Ocean. . . . . . . . . Barry Cornuall. 330

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177. The Ursa Major. .

HENRY WARE, JR. 331

178. The Fate of Tyranny.

Mason. 335

179. The Downfall of Poland.

Thoinas Campbell. 339

180. Napoleon at Rest. . .

. JOHN PIERPONT. 339

181. Napoleon Bonaparte.

CHANNING. 340

182. The Thunder Storm. . . .

ASHINGTON IRVING. 342

183. Classical Learning. .

• Joseph STORY. 313

184. The Bunker-Hill Monument.

DANIEL WEBSTER. 345

185, Appeal in Favor of the Union.

. JAMES MADISON. 316

86. France and England. . . .

• John C. CALHOUN. 313

97. Appeal for Ireland. . .

. . HENRY CLAY. 350

38. Loss of National Character. .

PRESIDENT MAXCY. 351

29. Lafayette and Napoleon.

..E. Everett. 352

0. The Vision of Liberty.

HENRY WARE, Jr. 334

al. Shakspeare. . .

CHARLES SPRAGUE. 356

92. Speech of Rienzi to the Romans. . .

. Miss Milford. 357

193. Same Subject. . .

Thomas Moore. 359

194. Gustavus Vasa to the Swedes.

. . Brooke. 360

195. A Field of Battle..

. . Shelley. 361

196. Resistance to Oppression.

PATRICK HENRY. 362

197. Duties of American Citizens.

LEVI WOODBURY. 364

199. Political Corruption. .

. Geo. M'Duffie. 366

199. Intelligence necessary to perpetuate Independence. . . JUDGE Dawes. 367

200. South American Republics. . .

DANIEL WEBSTER, 368

201. Excellence of the Holy Scriptures..

. Beattie. 370

202. Speech of Mr. Griffin against Cheetham.

. . 370

203. Sir Anthony Absolute and Captain Absolute.

Sheridan, 372

201. Antony's Address to the Roman Populace.

Shakspeare. 375

205. The Victor Angels. .

. Millon. 377

206. Impressment of American Seamen. .

HENRY CLAY. 378

207. “New England, what is she?”

TRISTAM BURGES. 379

208. Party Spirit. . . . . . .

. WILLIAM GASTON. 331

209. Restless Spirit of Man. . . . .

. WILBUR FISK. 383

210. Rectitude of Character..

• WILLIAM WIRT. 385

211. Washington.

DANIEL WEBSTER. 386

212. Public Faith...

FISHER AMES. 388

213. Free Institutions fav

iterature.

EDWARD EVERETT. 390

214. The Study of Elocution necessary for Preac

. Prop. PARK. 391

215. Relief of Revolutionary Officers. .

MARTIN VAN BUREN. 393

216. Rapacity and Barbarity of a British

. WM. LIVINGSTON. 394

217. Free Navigation of the Mississippi. . . GOUVERNEUR MORRIS. 395

218. Our Duties to our Country. . . .

DANIEL WEBSTER. 397

219. England and the United States.

. . E. EVERETT. 399

220. Massachusetts and New York.

Gov. SEWARD. 402

221. The Bible. .

THOS. S. GRIMKE, 404

222. Fate of Montezuma.

WM. H. Prescott. 405

223. Scenery about Hassen Cleaver Hills.

. John A. CLARK. 407

224. The Treasure that Waxeth not Old..

D. HUNTINGTON. 409

225. The Young Mariner's Dream.

.. Dimond. 410

226. Gustavus Vasa and Cristiern. .

. Brooke. 411

227. Tamerlane and Bajazet. . .

. Rowe. 414

228. An Independent Judiciary..

S A. BAYARD. 417

229. Memorials of Washington and F

J. Q. ADAMS. 419

230. Dialogue from Henry IV. .

. Shakspeare, 421

231. The Love of Truth..

George PUTNAM. 424

232. Energy of the Will.

THOMAS C. UPHAM. 425

233. The Scholar's Mission. . . . . . . . GEORGR PUTNAM. 427

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