THE ART OF SPEECH.
By L.T. TOWNSEND, D.D., Professor in Boston University;
STUDIES IN POETRY AND PROSE.
CONTENTS: History of Speech; Theories of the
Origin of Speech; Laws of
Speech; Diction and Idiom; Syntax; Grammatical and Rhetorical Rules;
Style; Figures; Poetic Speech; Prose Speech; Poetic-Prose Speech.
One volume 18mo. Cloth, 60 cents.
STUDIES IN ELOQUENCE AND LOGIC.
CONTENTS: Part I, Studies in Eloquence:
Introductory; History of
Eloquence; Life and Character of Demosthenes; Oration on the Crown;
Inferences; Inferences (continued); Inferences (continued);
Inferences (concluded).—Part II, Studies in Logic: Introductory;
Argumentation; Classification; Practical Observations.—Supplemental
One volume, 18mo. Cloth, 60 cents.
* * * * *
A PRONOUNCING MANUAL,
About Three Thousand Five Hundred Words,
A Considerable Number of the Names of Foreign Authors, Artists, etc., that are often mispronounced.
By ALFRED AYRES.
“The book is likely to do more for the cause of good speech than any work with which we are acquainted.”
“The author of ‘The Orthoepist’ is a well-known teacher of elocution in New York, who has given his best attention during many years to the subjects with which his book deals.”—Eclectic Magazine.
One volume, 18mo. Cloth, $1.00.
Devoted to Brief Discussions of the Right and the Wrong Use of Words,
SOME OTHER MATTERS OF INTEREST TO THOSE WHO WOULD SPEAK AND WRITE WITH PROPRIETY.
By ALFRED AYRES.
“We remain shackled by timidity till we have learned to speak with propriety.”—JOHNSON.
“As a man is known by his company, so a man’s company may be known by his manner of expressing himself.”—SWIFT.
Uniform with “The Orthoepist.”
1 vol., 18mo, cloth. Price, $1.00.
D. APPLETON & CO.’S
APPLETONS’ SCHOOL READERS consist of Five Books,
by William T. Harris,
LL.D., Superintendent of Schools, St. Louis, Mo.; Andrew J. Rickoff,
A.M., Superintendent of Instruction, Cleveland, O.; and Mark Bailey,
A.M., Instructor in Elocution, Yale College.