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PAUSES, EMPHASIS, AND INFLECTIONS OF VOICE, AS ARE SUIT-

ABLE TO EVERY VARIETY OF SENTENCE,

ARE DISTINCTLY POINTED OUT AND EXPLAINED : WITH
DIRECTIONS FOR STRENGTHENING AND MODULATING

THE VOICE,

SO AS TO RENDER IT VARIED, FORCIBLE, AND HARMONIOUS.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF THE PASSIONS ;

SHOWING HOW THEY

AFFECT

THE COUNTENANCE, TONE OF VOICE, AND

GESTURE OF THE BODY.

EXEMPLIFIED BY

A

COPIOUS SELECTION OF THE MOST STRIKING PASSAGES OF

SHAKESPEARE.
THE WHOLE ILLUSTRATED BY COPPER-PLATES,

EXPLAINING THE NATURE OF
ACCENT, EMPHASIS, INFLECTION, AND CADENCE.

BY JOHN WALKER,
AUTHOR OF THE CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONART, &C.

« EST QUÔDAM PRODIRE TENUS."-HOR.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY D. MALLORY & co.
ALSO BY LYMAN, MALLORY & co. PORTLAND : D. W. FARRAND & GREEN,
ALBANY: WILLIAMS & WHITING, NEWYORK: B. B. HOPKINS & co.
AND T. B. ZANTZINGER & co. PHILADELPHIA : P. H. NICKLIN &
CO. BALTIMORE: I. W. CAMPBELL, PETERSBURG (VIR.) :
PATTERSON & HOPKINS, PITTSBURG : AND SWIFT &

CHIPMAN, MIDDLEBURY, (VERMONT.)...1810.

%. T. BUGKINGHAM, PRINTER.

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TO

DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON,

IN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF

THE ASSISTANCE

GAINED FROM HIS LABOURS,

THE PLEASURE AND IMPROVEMENT

DERIVED FROM HIS CONVERSATION,

AND

THE OBLIGATION

CONFERRED BY HIS FRIENDSHIP AND ATTENTION,

THE FOLLOWING TREATISE

IS

MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,

BY

THE AUTHOR.

ELEMENTS

OF

ELOCUTION.

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