Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the Improvement of Youth in Reading and Speaking

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I. Hill, 1817 - 407 من الصفحات
 

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Dionysius and Damocles ib
69
Character of Cataline Sallust
70
Avarice and Luxury Spectator
71
Hercules choice Tattler
72
Will Honeycombs Spectator Spectator
75
On good breeding Chesterfield
78
Address to a young student Кпох
81
Advantages of and motives to cheerfulness Spectator
84
The bad reader Percivals Tales
89
Respect due to old age Spectator
90
Modesty and docility ib
91
Piety to God recommended to the young Blair 5 Sincerity ib
92
Benevolence and humanity żb
93
Industry and application
94
Proper employment of time
95
On contentment Spectator 197
96
Needlework recommended to the ladies ib
100
On pride Guardian
102
Journal of the life of Alexander Severus Gibbon
104
Character of Julius Cesar Middleton
105
On misspent time Guardian
106
Character of Francis I Robertson
110
The săpper and grace Sterne
113
Pustic felicity ib
115
House of mourning ib
116
SECTION III
119
Character of Addison as a writer Johnson
120
Pleasure and Pain Spectator
121
Sir Roger de Coverlvs family ib
123
The folly of inconsistent expectations Aitkin
126
Description of the vale of Keswick in Cumberland Brown
128
Pity an allegory Aikin
131
Advantages of commerce Spectator
133
On public speaking ib
135
Advantages of history Hume
136
On the immortality of the soul Spectator
139
The combat of the Horatii and the Curiatii Livy
141
On the power of custom Spectator
144
On pedantry Mirror
146
The journey of a day a picture of human Kfe Rambler
148
SECTION IV
153
Reflections in Westminster abbey Spectator
154
The character of Mary queen of Scots Robertson
156
The character of queen Elizabeth Hume
158
Charles Vs resignation of his dominions Robertson
160
Importance of virtue Price
164
Address to art Harris
165
Flattery Theophrastus
167
The absent man Spectator
168
The Monk Sterne
170
On the head dress of the ladies Speetator 072
175
Uncle Tobys benevolence Sterne
178
Story of the siege of Calais Fool of Quality
179
SECTION V
184
On the structure of animals Spectator
185
On natural and fantastical pleasures Guardian
189
The folly and madness of ambition illustrated World
193
Battle of Pharsalia and the death of Pompey Goldsmith
197
Character of king Alfred Hume
202
Awkwardness in company Chesterfield 20 3
203
Virtue mans highest interest Harris
204
Rural charms Goldsmith ib 5 The painter who pleased nobody and every body Gay
224
Diversity in the human character Pope
227
The hermit Parnel ab 9 On the death of Mrs Mason Mason 2 32
232
Extract from the temple of fame Pope
233
A panegyric on Great Britain Thomson
234
Hymn to the Deity on the seasons of the year ib
237
The camelion Merrick
240
On the order of nature Popc
241
Description of a country alehouse Goldsmith
242
Character of a country schoolmaster ib
243
Celadon and Amelia ib
246
Description of Mab queen of the fairies Shakespeare
247
On the existence of a Deity Young
248
Elegy written in a country church yard Gray
250
Scipio restoring the captive lady to her lover Thomson
253
Humorous complaint to Dr Arbuthnot of the impertinence of scribblers Pope
254
Hymn to adversity Gray
255
The PassionsAn ode Collins
256
SECTION VIII
259
LAllegro or the merry man ib
260
On the pursuits of mankind Pope
262
Adam and Eves morning hymn Milton 264
268
The creation of the world Milton
273
Overthrow of the rebel angels ib
274
Alexanders feast or the power of music Dryden
275
LESSONS IN SPEAKING SECTION I
278
On doing as we would be done unto Atterbury
280
On benevolence and charity Seed
282
On happiness Sterne
285
On the death of Christ Blairg
289
SECTION II
293
Lord Mansfield
298
SECTION III
303
Cicero for Milo
306
the city Hooke 313
310
Romulus to the people of Rome after building 2 Hannibal to Scipio Africanus ib
314
Scipios reply ib
315
Calisthenes reproof of Cleons flattery
316
Caius Marius to the Romans Hooke
317
to Alexander Q Curtius
318
Publius Scipio to the Roman army ib
320
Hannibal to the Carthaginian army ib
323
Adherbal to the Roman senators Sallust
325
Canuleius to the Roman consuls Hooke
329
Junius Brutus over the dead body of Lucretia ib
331
Demosthenes to the Athenians Lansdown
333
Jupiter to the inferior deities Homer
338
Æneas to queen Dido Virgil
339
Moloch to the infernal powers Milton
341
Speech of Belial advising peace ib
342
SECTION V
344
Lady Townly and Lady Grace Provoked Husband
346
Priuli and Jaffier Venice Preserved
351
Boniface and Aimwell Beaux Stratagem
353
Lovegold and Lappet Miser
355
Cardinal Wolsey and Cromwell Henry VIII
359
SPEECHES AND SOLILOQUIES
369
Henry IVs soliloquy on sleep 2 Henry IV
375
Speech of Henry V at the siege
381
Falstaffs soliloquy on honor
388

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الصفحة 221 - Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
الصفحة 371 - She'd come again, and with a greedy ear Devour up my discourse. Which I observing, Took once a pliant hour; and found good means To draw from her a prayer of earnest heart, That I would all my pilgrimage dilate...
الصفحة 245 - Twilight gray had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied ; for Beast and Bird, they to their grassy couch, these to their nests, were slunk, — all but the wakeful nightingale; she, all night long, her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleased. Now...
الصفحة 363 - All this? ay, more: Fret till your proud heart break; Go, show your slaves how choleric you are, And make your bondmen tremble.
الصفحة 239 - Yet he was kind, or if severe in aught, The love he bore to learning was in fault...
الصفحة 222 - The sober herd that low'd to meet their young ; The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool, The playful children just let loose from school ; The watch-dog's voice, that bay'd the whispering wind, And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind ; These all in sweet confusion sought the shade, And fill'd each pause the nightingale had made.
الصفحة 238 - Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent: Breathes in our soul, informs our mortal part, As full, as perfect, in a hair as heart; As full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns, As the rapt seraph that adores and burns: To him no high, no low, no great, no small; He fills, he bounds, connects, and equals all.
الصفحة 356 - Why, well : Never so truly happy, my good Cromwell. I know myself now ; and I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities, A still and quiet conscience.
الصفحة 255 - Orphean lyre, I sung of Chaos and eternal Night ; Taught by the heavenly muse to venture down The dark descent, and up to reascend, Though hard and rare : thee I revisit safe, And feel thy sovereign vital lamp ; but thou Revisitest not these eyes, that roll in vain To find thy piercing ray, and find no dawn ; So thick a drop serene hath quenched their orbs, Or dim suffusion veiled.
الصفحة 364 - There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats, For I am arm'd so strong in honesty That they pass by me as the idle wind, Which I respect not.

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