The Art Of Elocution As An Essential Part Of Rhetoric; With Instructions In Gesture And An Appendix…

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byGeorge Vandenhoff

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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. 1867 Excerpt: ... break the clouds;--as did the wives of Jewry At Herod's bloody-hunting slaughtermen! How say you? will you yield, and this avoid? THE DYING GLADIATOR.--Byeon. This concluding extract from Childe Harold, affords an opportunity, in a short space, for great variety and quick transition of tone, in accordance with the change of Expression from Pity to Indignation mounting to Revenge. The pupil will find the key to the correct expression of these changing feelings in the remarks on Collins's Ode to the Passions,--which I design as a key to Expression in general. In the present instance, I hare also marked the pauses which are necessary to be observed; they add much to the effect of the passage. Commence in a deep tone and slowly. 33 adagio p. I see before me1 the Gladiator lie: I p. He leans upon his hand,"1-his manly brow SKETCH or Jl ST8TEM OF GESTURE; WITH A FEW PRACTICAL HINTS FOB THE PULPIT, THE BAR, AND THE STAGE. 227 GESTURE, AND TOCAL GYMNASTICS. I Know of no means of teaching Gesture by written instructions; nor do I think that great assistance can be gathered from plates of figures representing different actions and attitudes. Austin's Chironomia was, I believe, the first work that attempted this, and the book is not without advantage to a professor, or to one who has made some progress, by practice under good tuition, in giving force to an oration by certain well-regulated and appropriate gestures, or in the expression of the passions by the action of the face and the attitude of the body. Austin has been followed by a crowd of copyists, who have adopted his plates and figures, but whose written instructions appear to me to tend rather to give the pupil a stiff and constrained style of gesticulation, than to invest him with that easy and gracefu...

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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. 1867 Excerpt: ... break the clouds;--as did the wives of Jewry At Herod's bloody-hunting slaughtermen! How say you? will you yield, and this avoi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021737817X

ISBN - 13:9780217378178

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