Vocal Culture and Elocution: With Numerous Exercises in Reading and Speaking (Google eBook)

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Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1857 - Elocution - 480 pages
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Contents

Commencing Series
38
The Parenthesis
40
Rhetorical Pause
41
EXERCISE PAGE 1 A Providential Guest
93
The Hearts Charity
94
Loss of Central America
96
The Pass of Death
98
Blacksmith of Ragenbach
99
The Life Boat
101
The Miser
102
Ocean Life
104
Ilassan the Camel Driver
106
Forty Years Ago
109
The Fatal Falsehood
110
The Cynic
113
The Field of Waterloo
114
Varieties in Prose
116
Poetical Selections
118
Death of Morris
120
Poor Little Jim
122
The Sunset of Battle
123
Poetical Selections
125
DESCRIPTIVE EXERCISE PAGE 21 Anecdotes
126
Poetical Selections
128
False Witness Detected
130
Poetical Selections
133
Anecdotes
135
Hate of the Bowl
137
Steam Engine
138
Natures Gentleman
141
The Barometer
142
Leap for Life
144
The Demagogue
145
Poetical Selections
147
Whaleship and Cannibals
148
After a Tempest
150
Anecdotes
151
Marco Bozzaris
153
Anecdotes
155
Absalom
157
The Irish Peasantry
158
EXERCISE PAGE 40 Industry and Eloquence
161
Awake to Effort
162
Cheerfulness
164
Varieties in Prose
165
Poetical Selections
167
Varieties in Prose
169
Personality of a Laugh
171
Do nt Run in Debt
173
No Excellence without La bor
174
Where theres a Will theres a Way
175
Varieties in Prose
176
6? Good Temper
178
Oppooite Examples
179
6 Address to the Indolent
181
Varieties in Prose
182
6t Psalm of Life
184
j Emphatic Repetition 18 Interrogation 19 I Pitch 25 Force
185
EXERCISE rAGE 57 What 11 They Think
187
Varieties in Prose
189
Poetical Selections
190
Varieties in Prose
192
Literary Pursuits
193
Opportunity for Effort
194
Exclamation
195
The Spider and the Fly
196
Parallel between Pope and Dryden
197
Condition of Man Vindi cated
198
Advice to Preachers
200
Poetry of Science
201
Early rising conducive to Health
202
Oratory
203
Flowers
205
MORAL AND RELIGIOUS 73 Inspiration of the Bible
207
Poetical Selections
208
Varieties in Prose
209
Suspense
211
Telescope and Microscope
212
The Unseen Battlefield
215
Varieties in Prose
216
God the Source of Conso lation
218
Tell me ye Winged Winds
220
Survey of the Heavens
221
Defense of Pulpit Elo quence
222
Poetical Selections
225
Infidelity Tested
227
Religion the only Basis of Society
228
The Celestial Army
229
The Promises of Religion to the Young
231
Spirit of the American Revolution
233
On Reform in Parliament
235
Reply of Mr Pitt
236
PersonationStyle 40 Gesture 41 I Language of the Passions
237
American Laborers
238
Last Speech of Emmet
239
Against American War
241
Arbitrary Power not given to Man
242
Barbarity of National Hatreds
243
Varieties in Prose
245
Speech of Patrick IInry
247
Varieties in Prose
250
EXERCISE PAGE 101 Nobility of Labor
251
Right to Tax America
253
Fate of the American In dians
254
Model for the Formation of Character
255
Supposed Speech of John Adams
257
Ambition of a Statesman
259
Speech in Convention of Virginia
260
Ignorance in our Coun try a Crime
262
Rebellion and Revolu tion
263
Political Corruption
264
Extension of the Repub lic
266
Speech of James Otis
267
The Age of Reason
268
Reply to Mr Corry
269
On Sudden Political Con versions
270
EXERCISE PAOB 116 Invective against War ren Hastings
272
Popular Elections
274
Oration against Verres
275
Oration against Catiline
276
Degeneracy of Athens
277
On Reduction of Revenue
278
Patriotic SelfSacrifice
280
South Carolina and Mas sachusetts
281
Passing of the Rubicon
283
Napoleon Bonaparte
284
The Stability of our Gov ernment
285
Marmion Taking Leave of Douglas
297
Ode on the Passions
299
Antonys Oration over Csesar
301
Varieties in Verse
304
Hamlets Soliloquy
305
The Maniac
306
Rollas Address to the Peruvians
307
Soliloouy of the King of Denmark
308
Varieties in Verse
309
Soliloquy of a Drunkards Wife
311
Catilines Defiance
312
Marullus to the Roman Populace
314
On the Death of CiEsar
316
The Barons Last Ban quet
317
Song of the Greeks
319
Warrens Address at Bunker Hill Battle
320
Tell on his Native Hills
321
Bruces Address
322
Spartacus to the Gladia
323
EXERCISE rAGE 156 Woolseys Fall
325
The Rum Maniac
326
tors at Capua
328
Brutus on the Death of Lucretia
329
Varieties in Verse
330
Othellos Apology
332
Hotspurs Description of a Fop
334
The Gamblers Wife
335
Cassius against Caesar
336
Rienzis Address to the Romans
338
The Sailor Boys Dream
339
Henry V at Harfleur
341
Parrhasius
342
The Seminoles Defiance
344
EXEKCISE PAGE 172 Love of Country
345
Varieties in Verse
346
From Lalla Rookh
349
Moloch and Satan
350
The Fireman
351
The Dying Brigand
353
Soliloquy from Manfred
354
Ginevra
355
Excelsior 857
357
Soliloquy of Richard III
359
The Isles of Greece
360
Varieties in Verse
361
Lochiels Warning
363
Song of the War
365
Charge of the Light Bri gade
366
Lord Ullins Daughter
367
AMUSING IU Widow Bedott to Elder Sniffles
369
The LavinA Poem
371
Dr Bashaws Oration
374
The Directing Post
375
ParodyThe Old Oaken Bucket
376
Lyceum Speech of Mr Orator Climax
377
The Whiskers
378
Eloquence in a Western Court
381
Poetry Nowadays
382
Daniel versus Dishcloth
383
Housekeepers Soliloquy
386
The Rejected
387
The Confession
388
The Bachelors Soliloquy
389
The Frenchman and the Rats
390
Borrowed NailsHeads and Points
391
Fourth of July Oration
392
Mr John Smiths Will
396
Mrs Caudles Lecture
397
Charge to the Jury
398
Truth in Parenthesis
399
The Modern Belle
400
Orator Puff
401
Nobodys Song
402
Coquette Punished
403
The Lost Pantaloons
405
Stamp Speech
406
Parody on Hamlets Solil oquy
407
EXERCISE PAGE 220 Charge of a Dutch Mag istrate
408
The Nantucket Skipper
409
The Frog
410
The Hypochondriac
411
Buzfuz versus Pickwick
413
Socrates Snooks
416
Varieties in Verse
417
Fuss at Fires
419
Praying for Rain
420
The Dapple Mare
422
First Appearance in type
424
Love and Physic
425
Varieties in Verse
427
The Old Hat
429
The Three Black Crows
431
Charcooal
432
EXERCISE PAOK 237 All Tipsy but Me
433
Effects of Influenza
434
Bobadils Military Tac tics
435
Thanksgiving Dinner
437
The Mysterious Walker
441
Pleading Extraordinary
442
The Farmer and the Counselor
444
The Modest Wit
445
The March of Intellect
446
A Tea Party
447
There once was a Toper
449
Yes or No
450
Queries
451
Deacon Stokes
452
The Drunkards Resolu tion
454
The Old Arm Chair
455
Political Integrity
456
Who shall Judge a Man?
457
Highland Mary
458
The Rook and the Lark
459
The Old Man Dreams
460
The Sniveler
461
The Last Footfall 261 Varieties in Verse 262 The Isle of Long Ago 263 Llewellyn and his Dog 264 The Chambered Nautilus 455 456 457 458 459 4...
462
The Power of Habit
468
E Pluribus Unum
470
The Union
471
Esto Perpetua
473
Lay of the Madman
474
Love Murder and Mat rimonyAlmost
476
The Miser and Plutus
477
Recollections
478
Little by Little
479
r m With You Once Again
480

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