« PreviousContinue »
GElegant <2Ertract*f in protfe ana pjetrg; ,
Comprehending a Diversity of
ELOQUENCE OF POPULAR ASSEMBLIES,
Principally intended for the
OUTLINES OF GESTURE.
M . ..4 .r-'-M . •
'! .11 ; .
'There it it much eloquence in the Tent of Voice. in the lout. and in the Getlure of at
BY INCREASE COOKE.^-
iv - 1811.
District of Connecticut, to wit.' "*
13 E it remembered, That on the nineteenth day of October, in the thirty-sixth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Increase Cooke, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit, "The American Orator, or elegant extracts in prose and poetry, comprehending a diversity of oratorical specimens of the eloquence of popular assemblies, of the bar, of the pulpit, &c. principally intended for the use of schools and academies. To which are prefixed a dissertation on oratorical delivery, and the outlines of gesture.—
Jiy Increase Cooke There is as much eloquence in the
tone of voice, in the look, and in the gesture of an orator,
as in the use oi his words." In conformity to the act
of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned.'1
HENRY W. EDWARDS, Clerk of the
A true copy of record, examined and sealed by me,
The reader is dtiired to correct the following errori, Tir.
181, 4 for is read in. , V ] V .' f
I for moon. r.'ad morn.