The oratorical trainer : a system of vocal culture / by Thomas Padmore Hill

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Hill, Thomas Padmore
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Melbourne : G. Robertson, 1865
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ORATORICAL TRAINER. 3
CHURCH OF ENGLAND GRAMMAR SCHOOL. 5
TESTIMONIALS IN FAVOUR OF MR. HILL’S SYSTEM OF SPEECH-CULTURE. 5
GEELONG COLLEGE. 6
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. 6
ST. PATRICK’S COLLEGE. 6
YARRA LODGE ACADEMY. 6
LECTURING TOUR IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 7
LECTURING TOUR IN TASMANIA. 7
LECTURING TOUR IN VICTORIA, 7
LECTURING TOUR IN NEW SOUTH WALES. 8
ORATORICAL TRAINER 11
PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION. 13
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION. 14
CONTENTS. 15
APPENDIX. READING ALOUD. 16
DECLAMATION. 16
RECITATION. 17
INTRODUCTION. 19
ORATORICAL TRAINER. 27
FOURTEEN IMPORTANT PRELIMINARY DIRECTIONS. 28
ORGANS OF SPEECH AND THE MANAGEMENT OF THE BREATH. 31
ENUNCIATION. 33
ELEMENTS OF VOCAL LANGUAGE. 34
PRONUNCIATION. 47
INFLECTION. 51
CONTRASTED INFLECTION. 59
CIRCUMFLEX. 60
MODULATION. 61
EMPHASIS. 73
PAUSATION. 78
FORMATION OF THE OROTUND. 81
EARNESTNESS. 84
GESTURE. 84
APPENDIX. 88
NEW QUALIFICATION FOR HOLY ORDERS. 88
DEATH OF COLONEL NEWCOME. 90
DEATH OF LITTLE NELL. 91
THACKERAY ON HOOD. 92
SYDNEY CARTON AND THE POOR SEAMSTRESS AT THE FOOT OF THE GUILLOTINE. 94
TRIAL OF WARREN HASTINGS.* 96
PICTURE OF VENICE. 97
CHARACTERISTICS OF BRITISH ELOQUENCE. 98
GOLDEN ADVICE TO TALKERS, WRITERS, AND SPEAKERS. 99
ON CHARITY. 99
DECLAMATION.* 101
INVECTIVE AGAINST SIR ROBERT PEEL. 101
INVECTIVE AGAINST DISRAELI. 103
ON THE COLONIES. 104
OH! LET US BE INDEPENDENT OF FOREIGNERS. 105
PARLIAMENTARY ORATORY. 106
PEEL’S INVECTIVE AGAINST COBBETT. 107
ON THE DEATH OF THE PRINCE CONSORT. 108
ON THE DECLARATION OF IRISH RIGHTS. 109
FICKLENESS OF THE MULTITUDE. 110
SCENE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.* 111
CELEBRATED REPLY TO LORD LYNDHURST. 113
ON THE REFORM BILL. 114
FORENSIC ORATORY. 115
UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION. 116
IN DEFENCE OF STOCKDALE. 117
PERORATION OF THE SPEECH IN DEFENCE OF QUEEN CAROLINE. 118
PULPIT ORATORY. 118
ON THE PLURALITY OF WORLDS. 119
FINE EXAMPLE OF ANALOGICAL REASONING. 120
DAY OF JUDGMENT. 121
IMPRISONED EAGLE AND THE ENCHANTED CHRISTIAN SOUL. 121
PEACE OF GOD. 122
TIME HAS COME. 122
POETICAL ILLUSTRATIONS. 123
RECITATION. 123
BRIDGE OF SIGHS. 125
HORATIUS. 128
PRESENT ASPECT OF GREECE. 129
HIGHLAND MARY. 130
CAOCH THE PIPER. 131
QUEEN’S LETTER. 133
OUR GALLANT VOLUNTEERS. 135
WITNESSES. 135
WALLACE AT FALKIRK. 136
DEATH OF THE MAY QUEEN. 137
INVOCATION TO GREECE. 139
PIBROCH OF DONUIL DHU. 139
“HOLLY AND IVY” GIRL. 141
PERSEVERANCE CONQUERS ALL THINGS. 142
DRAMATIC SCENES.* 143
SCENE FROM “HAMLET.” 143
SENATE SCENE FROM “CATO.” 145
SCENE FROM THE “RIVALS.” 149
SCENE FROM GISIPPUS-ACT IV., SCENE II. 152
SCENE FROM “JOHN BULL.” 155
SCENE FROM “ WILLIAM TELL.” 158
SCENE FROM THE “KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE.” 160
SCENE FROK “WEENEE." 163
SCENE FROM “THE MERCHANT OF VENICE." 169
DRAMATIC ILLUSTRATIONS. 172
GOOD ADVICE TO A SON. 172
GOOD ADVICE TO WIVES. 173
SEA CAPTAIN’S STORY. 174
RIENZI’S ADDRESS TO THE ROMANS. 175
HUMOUROUS ILLUSTRATIONS. 177
MERCUTIO’S DESCRIPTION OF QUEEN MAB. 181
FAITHLESS NELLY GRAY. 182
FARMER AND THE COUNSELLOR. 184
YOUNG ORATOR. 185
ACCOUNT CURRENT. 186
COLLEGIAN AND THE PORTER. 187
RICHARDSON’S SHOW. 189
OPINIONS OF THE COLONIAL PRESS ON THE FIRST AND SECOND EDITIONS OF THE ORATORICAL TRAINER. 191

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