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SELECTION OF PIECES
PROSE AND VERSE,
IMPROVEMENT OF YOUTH
READING AND SPEAKING.
BY WILLIAM SCOTT.
TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED
ELEMENTS OF GESTURE,
ILLUSTRATED BY FOUR PLATES; AND RULES FOR EXPRESSING
TAINING LESSONS ON A NEW PLAN.
From the last revised edition.
CONCORD, N. H.
PRINTED BY HILL AND MOORE,
AND SOLD BY THEM AT THE FRANKLIN BOOKSTORE.
the speaking of speeches at schools,
3. Rules for expressing with propriety the principal passions and humors
which occur in reading or public speaking,
1. The honor and advantage of a constant adherence to
5. Sir Roger de Coverly's family,
6. The folly of inconsistent expectations,
7. Description of the vale of Keswick, in Cumberland,
12. On the immortality of the soul,
13. The combat of the Horatii and the Curiatii,
3. Description of a country alehouse,
4. Character of a country schoolmaster,
5. Story of Palemon and Lavinia,
9. Evening in paradise described,
10. Elegy written in a country church yard,
- 11. Scipio restoring the captive lady to her lover,
12. Humorous complaint to Dr. Arbuthnot of the impertinence
1. Romulus to the people of Rome, after building the city,
2. Hannibal to Scipio Africanus,
4. Calisthenes' reproof of Cleon's flattery to Alexander,
5. Caius Marius to the Romans,
6. Publius Scipio to the Roman army,
7. Hannibal to the Carthaginian army,