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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1878-1879-332

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330 EVENING CLASSES to those preparing for the Church the Bar and Public Life generally-The art of Reading Aloud ×™' considered as an accomplishment-Good results that follow from its habitual practice-Readers and hearers alike benefited-The Elemen- tary Principles of Elocution-Necessity of patience and practice in acquiring them thoroughly-General description of the various speech organs and their several functions- The Lungs-The Larynx-The Chorda Vocales-The Glottit -How Vocal Sound is produced and converted into Artiru- late Speech-Functions of the Tongue Teeth and Lips-The right manner of using the several Speech Organs-Their Use and Abuse-Elocution considered in sanitary point of view-The "Mechanics of Elocution"-Formation of the Voice-Mistakes of early life in reference to the Management of the Voice-Serious maladies not unfrequently caused or aggravated by wrongly using the several speech organs- What is "clerical sore throat "dysphonia clericorum" its nature cause and cure-Quotations from the works of Sir Henry Holland Dr James Bright &c -Pronun- ciation and correction of national provincial and other errors in speaking-Quantity and accent-Poise-Definition of the term-Its great importance-One of the chief elements of apparent earnestness in speaking or reading-Steele's Pro iodia Rationalis"-The identity of the theory of the Poise with the Thesis" and Arsis" of the ancient Greek rheto- ricians-Value of emphasis when rightly placed and discreetly used Inflexion of the Voice-Definition of the term- Inflexions and Modulation of the Voice-Parenthesis-Time -Pause-Rhetorical words-Grammatical and rhetorical punctuation-Speaking and reading with expression- Attitude-Gesture-Stammering and Stuttering-Causes and cures-Rules for acquiring power tone and compass of voice and strengthening generally the speech organs-Prac- tical application of the principles of these Lectures to Public Reading and Speaking Text Book King's College Lectures on Elocution 2nd Edition by Plumptre
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