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IN WHICH
The Principles of Reading and Speaking are investigated ; and

such Pauses, Emphasis, and Inflexions of Voice, as are suitable
to every Variety of Sentence, are distinctly pointed out and
explained ; with Directions for strengthening and

MODULATING THE VOICE, .
So as to render it varied, forcible, and harmonious,

TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COMPLETE
SYSTEM OF THE PASSIONS,
Showing how they affect the Countenance, Tone of Voice,

and Gesture of the Body,

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EXEMPLIFIED BY

A COPIOUS SÉLECTION OF THE MOST STRIKING PASSACES OF

S HA KES P E A R E.

THE WHOLE ILLUSTRATED BY

COPPER-PLATES,

EXPLAINING THE NATURE OF

ACCENT, EMPHASIS, INFLEXION; AND CADENCE.

The Second Edition, with Alterations and Additions,

BY JOHN WALKER,
Author of the CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, &c.

“ Eft quôdam prodire tenus.”-Hor.

London:
PRINTED BY COOPER AND WILSON; AND
Sold by G. G. and J. ROBINSON, Pater-noster Row; and by T. CA-

DELL jun. and W. DAVIES, in the Strand,

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To

DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON,

IN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF

THE ASSISTANCE

GAINED FROM HIS LA BOURS,

THE PLEASURE AND IMPROVEMENT

DERIVED FROM HIS CONVERSATION,

AND

THE OBLIGATION

CONFERRED BY HIS FRIENDSHIP AND ATTENTION,

THE FOLLOWING TREATISE

IS

MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,

BY

· THE AUTHOR.

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