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bility from the tongue one stroke of hearty emphasis from the arm-have a thousand times the value of the most masterly exemplification of all the rules, that all the theluricians, of both ancient and modern times, have given us, for the government of the voice—when that exemplification is unaccompanied by such adjuncts.
“The compiler has not attached to this collection any system of pronunciation; as pronunciation is better, be: cause more amply, taught in dictionaries.
“He has also differed from all his predecessors, in not attempting to give a description of the principal passions; * and for this plain reason—No man who really feels a pas
sion can err in his delineation of it; and he concludes these few preliminary remarks, with one brief recommendation, which he conceives to include all that is csscnlial in delivery BE IN EARNEST."
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