A Grammar of Elocution: Adapted to the Use of Teachers and Learners in the Art of Reading; Being a Digest of the Principles of Vocal Delivery; An Inductive System, in Three Parts: Articulation, Intonation, and Measure (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from A Grammar of Elocution: Adapted to the Use of Teachers and Learners in the Art of Reading; Being a Digest of the Principles of Vocal Delivery; An Inductive System, in Three Parts: Articulation, Intonation, and Measure
The way is prepared for their removal. It is prepared by the mechanical discipline which the voice undergoes during the training of the first part, to encounter the task which would otherwise have seemed so formidable.
It is true that carelessness of pronunciation, incorrect utterance, hurried and imperfect articulation, and gene ral misuse of the physical organ of voice, are the faults which first meet the ear, and stand out prominent among the defects of common Speech and bad reading; and these are indeed the vices which must be attacked at the outset; the reforming of which must engage the teacher from the very commencement of his instructions.
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