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ELOCUTIONIST,

A COLLECTION OF
PIECES IN PROSE AND VERSE,

PECULIARLY ADAPTED TO DISPLAY

The Art of Reading,

IN THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE SENSE OF THE TERM ;

INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER ORIGINAL MATTER,

A DEBATE,

COMPOSED EXPRESSLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXERCISING

THE YOUNG STUDENT IN

PURELY ARGUMENTATIVE DECLAMATION,

AND PRECEDED BY

AN INTRODUCTION,
IN WHICH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO 'SIMPLIFY

MR. WALKER'S SYSTEM,

AND, BY REFERRING HIS ILLUSTRATIONS TO MORE GENERAL PRINCIPLES, TO

REDUCE THE NUMBER OF HIS RULES.

BY JAMES SHERIDAN KNOWLES,

TEACHER OF ELOCUTION, GLASGOW,
AUTHOR OF THE TRAGEDY OF VIRGINIUS, &c.

FIFTH EDITION.

GLASGOW:
Printed at the University Press,
FOR REID & HENDERSON, GLASGOW;
STIRLING & KENNEY, EDINBURGH; AND G. B. WHITTAKER,

LONDON.

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To JAMES KNOWLES, Esq.

TEACHER OF Elocution, English Grammar, & Composition.

MY DEAR FATHER,

I dedicate this Collection to you, as my

first and most accomplished Instructor in the Art to

which it refers, and as my very dear Parent.

Your affectionate Son,

JAMES SHERIDAN KNOWLES

CLASS-Room, Reid's Court, 2

169, TRONGATE. ;

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