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OR THE

CULTIVATION OF THE VOICE,

IN ELOCUTION:

A MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY EXERCISES,

ADAPTED TO DR. RUSH'S "PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN VOICE,”

AND THE SYSTEM OF VOCAL CULTURE INTRODUCED BY

MR. JAMES E. MURDOCH.

DESIGNED AS AN INTRODUCTION TO

RUSSELL'S “AMERICAN ELOCUTIONIST."

COMPILED BY

WILLIAM RUSSELL,
AUTHOR OF “ LESSONS IN ENUNCIATION,” ETC.

WITH A SUPPLEMENT ON PURITY OF TONE,

BY G. J. WEBB,
PROF. BOSTON ACADEMY OF MUSIC.

IMPROVED EDITION.

BOSTON:
WILLIAM D. TICKNOR & COMPANY.

MDCCCXLVII.

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY
( 047* 172

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1845, by

WILLIAM RUSSELL," In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

STEREOTYPED BY
GEORGE A. CURTIS;
NEW ENGLAND TYPE AND STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY.

TO

DR. JAMES RUSH,

WHOSE WORK ON

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN VOICE,

HAS RENDERED DEFINITE AND EXACT INSTRUCTION PRACTICABLE IN

ELOCUTION,

THE FOLLOWING MANUAL

IS

RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED.

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