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A

IN WHICH THE

COMMON IMPROPRIETIES

IN

READING AND SPEAKING

ARE DETECTED,

AND

THE TRUE SOURCES OF ELEGANT PRONUNCIATION

ARE POINTED OUT.

WITH A

COMPLETE ANALYSIS OF THE VOICE,

SHOWING ITS

SPECIFIC MODIFICATIONS,
AND IIOW THEY MAY BE APPLIED TO DIFFERENT SPECIES OF SENTENCES,

And the several
FIGURES OF RHETORIC.

TO WIICII ARE ADDED,

Outlines of Composition,

OR

PLAIN RULES FOR WRITING ORATIONS AND

SPEAKING THEM IN PUBLIC.

THE THIRD EDITION,
WITH CONSIDERABLE ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS,

BY JOHN WALKER,
AUTHOR OF THE CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY,

ELEMENTS OF ELOCUTION, &c.

Est autem in dicendo, etiam quidam cantus.

CICERO. ORAT.

LONDON:
PRINTED BY S. HAMILTON, FALCON-COURT, FLEET-STREET,

FOR THE AUTHOR;
AND SOLD BY G.G. AND J. ROBINSON, PATEKNOSTER-ROW,

AND T. CADELL & W. DAVIES, IN THE STRAND,

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