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III. DIALOGUES.

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Miss Edgeworth. 90
.ilenry Fielding. 96
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SECTION XXXI..

145. From the Tragedy of King John-Part First...Shakspeare. 337

146. From the Tragedy of King John-Part Second.

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147. From the Tragedy of King John-Part Third.

SECTION XXXV..........

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163. Scene from the Comedy of "Money".
164. Scene from "The Poor Gentleman".
SECTION XXXVIII..........

174. A Sister Pleading for a Brother..
176. The Trial Scene...

.Edward B. Lytton. 374
...Colman. 377
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William Shakspeare. 398
William Shakspeare. 403

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PART I.

ELOCUTION.

LOCUTION is the mode of utterance or delivery of any thing spoken. It may be good or bad.

2. GOOD ELOCUTION, in reading or speaking, is uttering ideas understandingly, correctly, and effectively. It embraces the two general divisions, ORTHOËPY and EXPRESSION.

ORTHOEPY.

RTHOËPY is the art of correct pronunciation. It embraces ARTICULATION, SYLLABICATION, and ACCENT.

I. ARTICULATION.

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DEFINITIONS.

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RTICULATION is the distinct utterance of the oral elements in syllables and words.

2. ORAL ELEMENTS are the sounds that, uttered separately or in combination, form syllables and words.

3. ORAL ELEMENTS ARE PRODUCED by different positions of the organs of speech, in connection with the voice and the breath.

4. THE PRINCIPAL ORGANS OF SPEECH are the lips, the teeth, the tongue, and the palate.

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