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CHIRONOMIA;

OR A

TREATISE ON RHETORICAL DELIVERY.

OR A

TREATISE ON RHETORICAL DELIVERY:

FOR
COMPREHENDING MANY PRECEPTS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN,

THE PROPER REGULATION OF

THE VOICE, THE COUNTENANCE, AND GESTURE.

TOGETHER WITH AN

INVESTIGATION OF THE ELEMENTS OF GESTURE,

AND

A NEW METHOD FOR THE NOTATION THEREOF;

ILLUSTRATED BY MANY FIGURES.

BY THE REVEREND GILBERT AUSTIN, A. M.

Et certe quod facere oporteat, non indignandum est discere, cum præsertim hæc Chironomia,
quæ est (ut nomine ipso declaratur) lex gestus, et ab illis temporibus heroicis orta sit, et à sum-
mis Græciæ viris, et ab ipso etiam Socrate probata, à Platone quoque in parte civilium posita
virtutum, et à Chrysippo in præceptis de liberorum educatione compositis non omissa. Quint.

Non sum nescius, quantum susceperim negotii, qui motus corporis exprimere verbis, imitari
scriptura conatus sim voces. Rhet, ad Herenn 1. 3.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES, IN THE STRAND;

BY W. BULMER, AND CO. CLEVELAND-ROW, St. James's ;

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