Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading and Public Speaking. I260Rochester, N.Y. : 1843

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W. Alling, 1843 - Elocution - 306 pages
 

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Contents

Gesture or Rhetorical Action
47
Elocution Dr Channing
53
Elocution of Ladies Mrs Sigourney
54
Elocution its effects upon the Health Dr Andrew Combe
55
The Voice Journal of Health
57
Demosthenes Rollin
59
Cicero jV A Review
61
Eloquence its true Nature D Webster
65
S Eloquence of the Pulpit Dr Benjamin Rush
66
Taste for Reading Sir John HerschelL
67
A Rabbinical Tale Dr Franklin
68
Education Governor Seward
69
Hamlets Instruction to thePlayers Shaktpeare
71
Tells Address to the Mountains Knowles
73
Rienzis Address to the Romans Miss Mitford
74
Address to the Ocean Byron
76
Speechof King Henry V Shakspeare
78
TheGrave Montgomery
79
Satans supposed Speech Milton
81
Miltons Apostrophe to Light do
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Speech of Lord Chancellor Thurlow
84
Defence before Agrippa S I Paul
85
Supposed Speech of John Adams ft Webster
88
A Description of the Person of Jesus Christ
90
The Blind Preacher WW
91
Lamentation over Saul and Jonathan David
93
Othellos Apology for his Marriage Shakspeare
94
Catos Soliloquy Addison
96
Imaginary Meeting of Satan Sin and Death Milton
97
Adam and Eves Morning Hymn do
100
Speech of Cassius Shakspeare
102
BrutusOration on the Death of Caesar do
103
Antonys Oration over Cassars body do
105
The Burial of Sir John Moore Wolfe
108
Last Words of Robert Emmet
109
Lines relating to Currans Daughter Moore
110
Declaration of Independence Jefferson
113
Speech Patrick Henry
121
Cardinal Wolses Soliloquy Shakspeare
122
Speech to Joseph Jndah
123
Announcement of the Death of a Colleague M Dvffie
124
Death H Pickering
125
Address to the Moon Ossian
126
Conclusion of Daniel Websters Speech
127
The Sacking of Prague Campbell
128
Conclusion of a Speech at Lexington H Clay
130
The Petition of the Wife of Almas AH Cawn
131
Speech of the Earl of Chatham Mr Pitt
132
Night before the Battle of Waterloo Byron
134
Right of Free Discussion D Webster
136
Extract from Gen Jacksons Proclamation
138
Extract from MDuffies Speech
140
The Union D Webster
141
Marco Bozzaris Halleck
142
Speech of Mr Burke
144
Mr Burkes Remarks to the Electors of Bristol
145
Hamlets Soliloquy on Death Shakspeare
147
Speech of King Richard III do
148
Theres nothing true but Heaven Moore
150
Extract from an Oration on Lafayette J Q Adams
159
Part of a Speech of Elisha Williams
160
On Knowledge De Wilt Clinton
161
The Infants Heath
163
Farewell to his Wife Byron
164
Song of the German Soldiers after Victory Hemans
166
Defence before his Judges Socrates
167
Part of the Burial Service
169
The Dream of Clarence Shakspeare
171
Scene between Virginius and Lucius Knowles
173
Scene from Pizarro Kolzebue
178
On Cultivating the Faculty of Speech Dr Channing
182
Captain Bertram and Jack Bowlin Dunlap 183_
183
Alexander the Great and a Robber Dr Aihn 18r 90 Prince Henry and Falstaff Shakspeare
189
A Scene from William Tell Knowles
192
Extract from Damon and Pythias ShieL
198
Isabella pleading before Angelo Shakspeare
203
Upbraidings of Edward and Warwick
208
Hamlet and Horatio Shakspeare
213
Othello and Iago do
216
Death of Alexander Hamilton Dr Nott
218
Extract from a Sermon Bishop Latimer
220
Man George Combe
225
The Christians Hope A Sutton
226
Rules for the Structure of a Sentence A Walker
228
Heavens Attractions jV Y Observer
229
Eloquence of Sheridan
231
New Missionary Hymn S F Smith
234
Davids Confidence in Gods Grace
235
On the Immortality of the Soul Cicero
236
Of Elocution Thelwal
238
Extract from Wilsons Arte of Rhetorique
239
The Attainment of Eloquence Rev H Ware Jun 212
245
Advantages of Knowledge Rev R HaU
248
Correct Reading Western Observer
249
Oratory Knowles
252
Thanatopsis Bryant
253
The Effective Preacher Rev George Shepard
256
Union of the Statesman and Man of Letters N Biddle
257
Elocution of Divinely Inspired Speakers Morn Star
263
American Presidents
265
The Universal Prayer Alexander Pope
267
Reflections at Sea Maleomb
269
Anecdote of Dr Chauncy Tudor
271
Importance of Elocution to Lawyers Warren
272
Reply to Walpole Pitt
273
Character of George Washington Jefferson
275
TheLastHours of Washington
277
The Hermit BeaUie
280
13J Extract from President Jeffersons Inaugural Address
282
Extract from an Oration on the Crown Demosthenes
284
Extract from Ciceros Speech for Cluentius
287
Extract from a Fourth of July Address Judge Conkling 239
292
Extract from a Dedication Address Rev Pharcettus Church
295
Extract from a Speech in the U S Senate R Y Hayne
299
Extract from a Speech in reply to Mr Hayne D Webster
300
The Advantages of Knowledge S N Sweet
302
The Disadvantages of Ignorance do
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Page 120 - They tell us, sir, that we are weak — unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week — or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed ; and when a British guard shall be stationed in every house?
Page 255 - Take the wings Of morning — and the Barcan desert pierce, Or lose thyself in the continuous woods Where rolls the Oregon, and hears no sound, Save his own dashings...
Page 104 - Here comes his body, mourned by Mark Antony : who, though he had no hand in his death, shall receive the benefit of his dying, a place in the commonwealth; as which of you shall not ? With this I depart, — that, as I slew my best lover for the good of Rome, I have the same dagger for myself, when it shall please my country to need my death.
Page 101 - Join voices, all ye living souls ; ye birds, That singing up to Heaven-gate ascend, Bear on your wings and in your notes his praise. Ye that in waters glide, and ye that walk The earth, and stately tread, or lowly creep ; Witness if I be silent, morn or even, To hill or valley, fountain or fresh shade, Made vocal by my song, and taught his praise. Hail, universal Lord ! be bounteous still To give us only good ; and if the night Have gathered aught of evil or concealed, Disperse it, as now light dispels...
Page 101 - Whether to deck with clouds the uncolour'd sky, Or wet the thirsty earth with falling showers, Rising or falling still advance his praise. His praise, ye Winds, that from four quarters blow, Breathe soft or loud ; and, wave your tops, ye Pines, With every plant, in sign of worship wave.
Page 141 - While the Union lasts we have high, exciting, gratifying prospects spread out before us, for us and our children. Beyond that I seek not to penetrate the veil. God grant that in my day, at least, that curtain may not rise. God grant that, on my vision, never may be opened what lies behind.
Page 83 - Taught by the heavenly muse to venture down The dark descent and up to re-ascend, Though hard and rare ; thee I revisit safe, And feel thy sovereign vital lamp ; but thou Revisit'st not these eyes, that roll in vain To find thy piercing ray, and find no dawn ; So thick a drop serene hath quenched their orbs, Or dim suffusion veiled.
Page 254 - Yet a few days and thee The all-beholding sun shall see no more In all his course; nor yet in the cold ground, Where thy pale form was laid, with many tears, Nor in the embrace of ocean, shall exist Thy image. Earth, that nourished thee, shall claim Thy growth, to be resolved to earth again; And, lost each human trace, surrendering up Thine individual being shall thou go To mix forever with the elements — To be a brother to the insensible rock, And to the sluggish clod, which the rude swain Turns...
Page 149 - My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain. Perjury, perjury, in the high'st degree; Murder, stern murder, in the direst degree; All several sins, all used in each degree, Throng to the bar, crying all 'Guilty! guilty!
Page 102 - Caesar carelessly but nod on him. He had a fever when he was in Spain ; And, when the fit was on him, I did mark How he did shake : 'tis true, this god did shake : His coward lips did from their color fly ; And that same eye, whose bend doth awe the world, Did lose his lustre.

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