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FOURTH TABLE OF ORTHOPHONY. COMBINATIONS OF EXPRESSION, IN TONES OF EMOTION.
Pitch, Brisk Movement.
Highest Pitch, Rapid Movement. “ While thronged the citizens, with terror dumb, Or whispering with white lips, . The foe! they come, they come!'"
. JOY. Orotund Quality, Loudest Utterance, Thorough Stress, High
Pitch, Lively Movement.
Tremor, Middle Pitch, Slow Movement.
Lowest Pitch, Slowest Movement.
Stress, Middle Pitch, Rapid Movement. “ Back to thy punishment, false fugitive!”
Stress, Middle Pitch, Rapid Movement.
Pitch, Slow Movement. " O'er all the peaceful world the smile of heaven shall lie !”
1 After practising each example, repeat the elements and the words containing them, in the peculiar style of the example.
FIFTI TABLE OF ORTIOPHONY.
EXERCISES IN THE DIFFERENT FORMS OF VERSE.
IAMBIC METRE. Blank Verse :-—" And earthly pride? | is like the passing
That springs to fall, and blossoms | but to die." Heroic Verse :—“Like leaves on trees | the race of man | is
found; Now | green in youth, now | withering on the ground.” Octosyllabic Versè :-“ The spacious firmament | on high,
With all the blue ethereal sky,
Their great Original proclaim.”
To Thee my thoughts would soar :
That mercy | I adore.”
Compared with the speed of its flight,
. And the swift-winged arrows of light.” “ The evening was glorious, and light, through the trees, Played the sunshine / and raindrops, the birds | and the breeze; The landscape, outstretching in loveliness, lay | On the lap of the year, in the beauty of May.”
1 The careful observance of these shorter pauses, is the surest means of avoiding the tendency to a jingling style in reading verse.