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Dissertation on oratorical pronunciation...

Of the voice..

Of gesture.

Some particular rules for the voice and gesture,

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Part I. Demonstrative.

1. Eulogium of mercy..

Shakespcar 35

2. Eulogium of charity.

St. Paul 36

3. Enlogium of the man of Ross.

. Pope 36

4. Eulogium of the village preacher..

Goldsmith 37

5. M. Antony's oration over the corse of Cæsar.. Shakespear 38

6. The eulogium of the perfect speaker.co. .....anonymous 40

7. Eulogium of Antoinette, the late Queen of France. .Burke 41

8. Panegyric on the British constitution......

.ibid 42

9. Invective against Mr. Hastings

.Sheridan 43

10. Panegyric on the eloquence of Mr. Sheridan, .Burke 45

II. Picture of Athenian degeneracy.

.ibid 46

12. Eulogium on the Duke of Bedford.....

Fox 47

13. Eulogium on Lord Chatham...

.Junius 49

14. Funeral enlogium on Dr. Franklin

Mirabeau 49

15. Cominius's eulogium of Coriolanns.

. Shakespear 50

16. Cicero and Demosthenes compared

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17. The portraits of Mahomet and Jesus contrasted.

52

18. The picture of rumour full of tongues

53

19. The excursions of the imagination.

Akenside 53

20. Cæsar and a madman compared.

54

21. The character of a lowly hero illustrated.

55

22. Junius Brutus's invective on Tarquin's rape of Lucretia... 56

23. Brutus's oration on the death of Cæsar.. Shakespear 57

24. Eulogium on Mr. Fox

.Sheridan 58

25. Monody to the memory of Mr. Garrick. .Sheridan 62

26. Cato's speech on the death of his son...

Addison 65

27. Panegyric to the protector....

..Waller 66

28. On Cowley's death, and faneral among the poets Denham 71

29, On the death of George the secondi.

Warton 73

30, Eulogium to liberty and Mr. Howard..... Corper 76

31. To the genius of Sħakespear...

Ogilvie 77

39. Antenor's admirable contrast between the genius and talents

of Ulysses and Menelaus...

.. Cowper 81

96
...ibid 144

nians who fell in assisting the Corinthians, during their

war with Eacedæmon...

102

41. Invective of Marcus Emilius Lepidus against Sylla. ... 106

Part. II. Deliberative.

1. Falconbridge encouraging King John to resist invasion

.... Shakespear 112

2. Lord Clifford exhorting Henry the sixth to protect his

crown, and transmit it to his son.

...ibid 113

3. Henry the fifth exhorting his soldiers

.ibid 113

4. Duke of Vienna to Angelo, inculcating public virtue.ibid 114

5- The Bishop of Carlisle dissuading the deposition of King

Richard, and the crowning of Bolingbroke......ibid 115

6. Volumnia, exhorting, ber son Coriolanus, to sooth and

please the Plebeians...

...ibid 116

7. Tbe Prince of Verona exhorting old Capulet and Monta-

gue to restore the peace..

.ibid 117

8. Wolsey's advice to Cromwell how to rise without am-

bition ...

...ibid 118

9. French king's advice to Bertram, not to despise virtue and

merit, though unallied to hereditary honours., ibid 119

10. Hamlet's instruction to the players...

ibid 120

Il. Polonius to Laertes ...

ibid 121

12. The Countess Roussillon to her son Bertram, .ibid 121

13. Exiled duke's encouragement to exiles..

.ibid 129

14. Friar Lawrence dissuading Romeo from committing sui-

cide..

.ibid 122

15. Norfolk's advice to the Duke of Buckingham, to restrain

resentment.

.ibid 124

16. John of Gaunt encouraging his son Bolingboroke, going

into banishment

124

17. Cato's senate...

Addison 125

18. Orestes' embassy to Pyrrhus

ibid 129

19. Satan's speech to his angels at the opening the debate in

Pandæmonium

Milton 132

20. Moloch's oration for war...

ibid 133

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21. The speech of Belial, dissuading war.

Milton 134

22. Old Nestor's speech, endeavouring to reconcile Achilles

ånd Agamemnon...

..Cowper 136

23. Agamemnon's artful speech, proposing a return, in order

to try the disposition of the army.

.ibid 137

24. Mutinous harrangue of Thersites

.ibid 138

25. Ulysses' indignant rebuke of Thersites.

ibid 138

26. Agamemnon's reply to Nestor, his generous confession,

and spirited address...

ibid 139

27. Hector's reprehension of Paris for avoiding Menelaus ibid 140

.28. Paris' reply to Hector....

..ibid 140

29. Agamemnon to his troops, exciting them to battle, and

exhorting the leaders, by praises and reproofs....ibid 141

30. Jove's prohibition of all interference of the Gods, convened

in council, between the Greeks and Trojans .ibid 143

31. The embassy from Agamemnon to Achilles.

32. Achilles' reply.

.ibid 146

33. The Trojan council admonished by Polydamus and Hector,

on the appearance of Acbilles

ibid 150

34. Agamemnon's apology for his behaviour to Achilles..ibid 152

35. Achilles exhorting the Greeks to battle...

.ibid 152

36. Hector animating the Trojans to oppose Achilles....ibid 153

37. Entreaties of Priam and Hecuba, to persuade Héctor to

retreat within the walls of Troy...

.ibid 153

38. Mr. Walpole against Mr. Pitt, late Lord Chatham. 155

39. Mr. Pitt's reply...

156

40. Sir Robt. Walpole on a motion to censure a certain paper 157

41. Mr. Pulteney's answer.

158

42. Sir Robert Walpole's reply.

160

43. Lord Chatham on American affairs

162

44. Mr. Fox on American affairs .

167

45. Mr. Fox on parliamentary reform.

170

46. Mr. Fox against lord North...

175

47. Mr. Sheridan against Mr. M. A. Taylor.

176

48. Mr. Beaufoy for the repeal of the test & corporation acts 177

49, Mr. Beaufoy for the repeal of the test & corporation acts

Part 2..

192

50. Lord North in reply to Mr. Beaufoy, against repealing

the corporation and test acts

185

51. Lord Thurlow on the East India bill.

190

52. Mr, Fox on East India affairs

196
53. Mr. Fox in support of his East India bill-Part 1

54. Mr. Fox in support of his East India bill - Part 2 207

55. Mr. Fox in defenee of his East India bill-Part 3...... 212

56, Mr. Burke on India affairs...

213

57. Mr. Burke on India affairs - Part 2

217

58. Lord North on addressing his Majesty, and on the coalition 221

59. Mr. Pulteney on a motion for continuing the army

225

60. Sir John Barnard on manning the fleet

228

61. Mr. (since lord chancellor) Erskine against Mr. Pitt, on

the dissolution of parliament...

232

62. Mr. Dundas (now lord Melville) on the attainted peers.. 238

... Cowper 254

.6. Henry V. condemning treason

Shakespear 255

7. Accusation of Tertullus, against St. Paul, before Felix.. 257

8. St. Paul's defence, before Felix, in reply to the accusation

of Tertullus...

257

9. St. Paul's defence before Agrippa.

258

10. Speech of the honorable Thomas (now lord) Erskine,

for the prosecution against Williams, publisher of

Paine's Age of Pieason - Part 1.

260

Il. The honorable Thomas (now lord) Erskine, for the pro-

secution against Williams-Part 2.

266

12. Speech dictated by Dr. Johnson...

272

13. Mr. Pym's speech at the opening of the charge of high
treason against lord Strafford .

275

14. Lord Digby's speech upon the trial of lord Strafford. 276

15. Lord Strafford's speech before the sentence passed upon

him by-the lords for treason.

279

16. Atherbal against Jugurtha

281

17. Tarquinius Superbns, against his father-in-law Servius

Tullus, before the senate

283

18. The reply of Servius Tullus to Tarquinius Superbus. 285

19. Cicero's oration for Milo Part I

289

20. Cicero's oration for Milo- Part 2

293

21. Cicero's oration for Milo-Part 3

298

22. Cicero's oration for Milo- Part 4

305

23. Cicero's oration for Milo Part 5

309

84. Cicero's oration for Milo- Part 6

314

25. Cicero's oration for Mito-Part

317

26. The oration of Æschines against Demosthenes on the

crown.icic

27. The oration of Demosthenes on the crown.

325

28. Speech of Mr. Mackintosh in defence of M. Peltier

.Part I..ni

330

29. Mr. Mackintosh in defence of M. Peltier-Part 2...... 334

30. Mr. Mackintosh in defence of M. Peltier Parta. 334

SUPPLEMENT.

Of the different kinds of public speaking, not included

in the ancient rhetorics.

OF THE PULPIT.

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