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A SELECTION OF PIECES
Prose and Werse,
THE ART OF READING;
And preceded by
AN INTRODUCTION, CONTAINING A NEW VIEW OF THE CAUSE OF INFLECHON
From which Mr. Walker's System of Rules
IS SHOWN TO BE ERRONEOUS,
BY JOHN WHITE, A.M. TEACHER OF ELOCUTION, GRAMMAR, ETC. ABERDEEN.
LONGMAN & co. LONDON.
FRANCIS JEFFREY, Esq.
I BEG leave to dedicate this Compilation to you. For the satisfaction of the inquisitive, I say that, respect for your character and opinions, the instruction and pleasure which I have derived from your Works, your attention to Education in general, and to Elocution in particular, your desire to give every literary subject a candid hearing, are the motives which have urged me to trespass upon your attention. Had it been a work of much greater importance than it really can pretend to be,
I should in so far have derived an additional plea*sure in subscribing myself,
Your most obedient Servant,