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What words are exempt from the operation of this rule ?
CHAPTER II. OF PAUSES.
How many pauses are there in good reading ?
What is emphasis ?
dignified compositions ?
in ? What is the design of emphasis ? Where is its seat in the first instance ?
How can the seat of emphasis in the second instance be ascer
tained? How should emphasis be made when it occurs frequently? How may we acquire correctness and facility in the use of em
CHAPTER IV. OF MODULATION.
What is, modulation ?
many notes has it?
voice ? What is the first rule for using the inflections... The 2d, the 3d, the 4th, the 5th, the 6th, the 7th, the 8th, the
9th, the 10th, the 11th, the 12th, the 13th.
circumflexes are there?
SECTION II. Of Rhythmus.
What is rhythmus ?
SECTION III. Of Quality.
What is quality ?
SECTION IV. Of Time.
What does time refer to ?
How is the movement of unimpassioned conversation formed ?
? How scorn?
CHAPTER V. OF STYLE.
What does it comprehend?
What is short quantity?
FIGURES OF SPEECH.
N. B. The scholar should not only recite the rule, but also exemplify it in the reading.
Should there be any action in reading ?
What are the principal characteristics of good action?
ON CULTIVATING THE VOICE. Which is the most perfect voice ? How should you improve it? What should we attend to in order to improve it? What in the improvement of the voice should be our oracle and
model ? Give examples of a low tone--of a high tone. Beginning at the key note ascend to the third on the diatonic
scale to the fifth to the octave. Sound all the notes ascending-descending, Sound the semitone of the 3d of the 7th.