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ELEMENTS of ELOCUTION:
The Principles of Reading and Speaking are inveftigated; and
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,
A COPIOUS SELECTION OF THE MOST STRIKING PASSAGES OF
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.
PRINTED BY COOPER AND WILSON; AND
Sold by G. G. and J. ROBINSON, Pater-nofter Row; and by T. CA-
DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON,
IN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF
GAINED FROM HIS LABOURS,
THE PLEASURE AND IMPROVEMENT
DERIVED FROM HIS CONVERSATION,
CONFERRED BY HIS FRIENDSHIP AND ATTENTION,
THE FOLLOWING TREATISE
MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,