Lessons in Elocution, Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the Improvement of Youth in Reading and Speaking, As Well As for the Perusal

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BiblioBazaar, 2012 - 410 pages
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Title: Lessons in elocution, or, A selection of pieces in prose and verse: for the improvement of youth in reading and speaking, as well as for the perusal of persons of taste: with an appendix, containing concise lessons on a new plan, and principles of English grammar.Author: William ScottPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP03002400CollectionID: CTRG99-B1254PublicationDate: 17950101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Compiled by Scott from the work of others. "Elements of gesture," p. [379]-406, is taken from John Walker's Academic speaker and includes "Rules for expressing, with propriety, the principal passions and humours, which occur in reading, or publick sheaking [sic]," taken from James Burgh's Art of speaking.Collation: 406 p., 4 leaves of plates: ill.; 17 cm

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Dr. Katherine Rogers and Dr. William Scott are both Lecturers in Applied Health Sciences with the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's University Belfast, UK.

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