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Engraved by Ja Heath, from a Miniature by Ja Barry John Walker)

TEACHER of ELOCUTION.

ELEMENTS of ELOCUTION:

IN WHICH

The Principles of Reading and Speaking are inveftigated; and
fuch Pauses, Emphafis, and Inflexions of Voice, as are fuitable
to every Variety of Sentence, are diftinctly pointed out and
explained; with Directions for ftrengthening and

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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 Gefture of the Body,

EXEMPLIFIED BY

A COPIOUS SELECTION OF THE MOST STRIKING PASSAGES OF

SHAKESPEARE.

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EXPLAINING THE NATURE OF

ACCENT, EMPHASIS, INFLEXION, AND CADENCE.

The Second Edition, with Alterations and Additions.

BY JOHN WALKER,

Author of the CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, &c.

“Eft quôdam prodire tenus.”—Hor.

London:

PRINTED BY COOPER AND WILSON; AND

Sold by G. G. and J. ROBINSON, Pater-nofter Row; and by T. CA-
DELL jun. and W. DAVIES, in the Strand.

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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.

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