Elocutionary Manual: The Principles of Elocution, with Exercises and Notations for Pronunciation, Intonation, Emphasis, Gesture and Emotional Expression
John C. Parker, 1887 - 240 pages
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The Principles of Elocution: With Exercises and Notations for Pronunciation ...
Alexander Melville Bell
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accent action adjectives adverbs antithesis articulation assertive body brave breath Christian's hope clause compound dead delivery denotes Diphthong earth effect Eliza Cook Elocution emphasis emphatic est regions exercise expressive falling inflexion fear feeling feet foot gesture give glottis grace grammatical happy hath head hearer heart heaven honour idea illustrates implied inflection interrogative Interrogative Sentences larynx left hand letters light lips Lochinvar look lower mind mode monophthong motion nature Netherby never notation noun numbers o'er palm passion pause phatic pitch position predicate principle pronounced pronunciation reads correctly right hand rising sense sentence sentiments separate soft palate sorrow soul speaker subordinate syllables tence termination thee things thou thought tion tive Tom Long tones tongue turn unaccented unemphatic upwards utterance verb Visible Speech vocal voice vowel sound wind wisdom words ངབ
Page 230 - You have done that you should be sorry for. 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.
Page 232 - Shylock, we would have moneys': you say so; You, that did void your rheum upon my beard And foot me as you spurn a stranger cur Over your threshold : moneys is your suit. What should I say to you ? Should I not say ' Hath a dog money ? is it possible A cur can lend three thousand ducats...
Page 221 - It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes : 'Tis mightiest in the mightiest ; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown ; His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings ; But mercy is above this sceptred sway, It is enthroned in the hearts of kings, It is an attribute to God himself; And earthly power doth then show likest God's When mercy seasons justice.
Page 181 - River where ford there was none: But ere he alighted at Netherby gate The bride had consented, the gallant came late: For a laggard in love, and a dastard in war Was to wed the fair Ellen of brave Lochinvar.
Page 142 - But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing.
Page 198 - Julius bleed for justice' sake? What villain touch'd his body, that did stab, And not for justice? What, shall one of us, That struck the foremost man of all this world, But for supporting robbers ; shall we now Contaminate our fingers with base bribes ? And sell the mighty space of our large honors, For so much trash, as may be grasped thus?
Page 209 - Hie thee hither, That I may pour my spirits in thine ear ; And chastise with the valour of my tongue All that impedes thee from the golden round, Which fate and metaphysical aid doth seem To have thee crown'd withal.
Page 212 - Let's dry our eyes: and thus far hear me, Cromwell; And, when I am forgotten, as I shall be, And sleep in dull cold marble, where no mention Of me more must be heard of, say, I taught thee...