Memory And Intellectual Improvement; Applied To Self-education And Juvenile Instruction

Paperback | May 17, 2012

byOrson Squire Fowler

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 Excerpt: ... dilate both the lungs and the whole internal range of organs, is indispensable to good singing, because the full inflation of the lungs, and contraction of all the anterior muscles of the trunk, give motion to all the internal organs, which therefore require ample room for expansion and contraction. This, lacing prevents, and thus impairs vocal execution. Many of the verses set to modern music are unequivocally objectionable, and even pernicious. Three-fourths of them are love-exciting ditties or else the pinings of unrequited affection. How can a truly refined woman rehearse them, especially as Feelingly as good execution requires, without crimsoning her cheek with the burning blush of mortified modesty? How passing strange that Fashion should applaud these sickening recitals, which she so severely censures elsewhere? Turn the tables--let me utter the same sentiments and words in her stead, and would she not consider herself insulted, and me a reprobate? This straining at gnats at some times and yet swallowing camels at others is Very consistent. Still she has the same sovereign right to utter these unequivocal improprieties thus expressively, which I take in thus censuring them; yet I censure only to improve. Few faculties do I more desire to see pruned of evil and every way perfected. FUNCTION AND LOCATION OF LANGUAGE. 35. LANGUAGE. 509. DEFINITION AND LOCATION. The Communicating faculty and instinct: power of expressing ideas by written and spoken Words: ability to call to mind just such words as will Convey The Meaning intended: Memory of words: Freedom, Copiousness, and Power of language; Volubility: Versatility of expression: ability to learn Spoken languages. Located partly above and partly behind those bony plates called the super-orbitar--those w...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 Excerpt: ... dilate both the lungs and the whole internal range of organs, is indispensable to good singing, because the full inflation of t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217021751

ISBN - 13:9780217021753

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