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CHAPTER III.

Didactic Pieces.

Bacon 118


Section 1. On Study
Section 2. Hamlet's Directions to the players_Shaks. 119
Section 3. Eloquence and Oratory
Thelwal. 121
Section 4. Of Elocution
ib. 122
Guardian 123

Section 5. Faults of Conversation

Section 6. On Satirical Wit
Section 7. Of Successful Speaking

Section 8. The Orator should study himself
Section 9. Wit injures Eloquence
Section 10. On the production of Ideas
Section 11. Oratory
Section 12. Remarks on Reading
Section 13. Method in Speaking
Section 14. Ancient Eloquence

CHAPTER IV.

Descriptive Pieces.

Section 15. Women polish and improve Society
Section 16. Fondness for Fashion Injurious
Section 17. Remarks on Preaching

Sterne 124

Maury 126

ib. 127

ib. 128

ib. 129

ib. 132

Deinology 133

ib. 135

Fordyce 137

ib. 139
ib. 142

Anon. 144

CHAPTER V.

Pathetic Pieces.

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Section 1. Remarkable Faults of bad Speakers Cresol. 148
Section 2. On Female Attractions

Greville. 149

Section 3. Flirtilla and Amelia

Section 4. Character of a young Lady

ib. 150
Kaims 151
Sterne 153

Section 5. Sensibility

Section 6. Liberty and Slavery

ib. 154

Section 7. The Palace of Pleasure

Fordyce 155

ib. 160

Section 8. The Temple of Virtue

Section 9. Descent into the Dolgoath Mine Silliman 163

Section 1. The Blind Preacher

Anon. 170

Section 2. Dr. Mason's interview with Gen. Hamilton 174

Section 3. The Close of Life
Section 4. The Dying Infidel

Blair 178
Saurin 180

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