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FOURTH TABLE OF ORTHOPHONY. COMBINATIONS OF EXPRESSION, IN TONES OF EMOTION.

COURAGE.
Orotund Quality, Loud Utterance, Thorough Stress, High

Pitch, Brisk Movement.
“Come one, come all, — this rock shall fly
From its firm base as soon as I.'

FEAR.
Half Whisper, Suppressed Force, Explosive Radical Stress,

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.
“ Joy, joy! shout, shout aloud for joy!”

GRIEF.
Orotund Quality, Subdued Force, Vanishing Stress and

Tremor, Middle Pitch, Slow Movement.
“Oh! pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth!”

AWE.
Orotund, slightly aspirated, Suppressed Force, Median Stress,

Lowest Pitch, Slowest Movement.
“It thunders !-sons of dust in reverence bow !”

ANGER.
Aspirated Orotund, Loudest Utterance, Explosive Radical

Stress, Middle Pitch, Rapid Movement. “ Back to thy punishment, false fugitive!”

ADMIRATION.
Pure Tone, Earnest Utterance, Median Stress, High Pitch,

Lively Movement.
“Oh! speak again, bright angel!”

HURRY.
Aspirated Orotund, Loudest Utterance, Explosive Radical

Stress, Middle Pitch, Rapid Movement.
“ Send out more horses! skirr the country round!”

TRANQUILLITY.
Orotund Quality, Gentle Utterance, Median Stress, Middle

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.

B

EXERCISES IN THE DIFFERENT FORMS OF VERSE.

IAMBIC METRE. Blank Verse :-—" And earthly pride? | is like the passing

flower,

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,
And spangled heavens, a shining frame,

Their great Original proclaim.”
Common Metre:-“Thy love the power of thought bestowed;

To Thee my thoughts would soar :
Thy mercy o'er my life has flowed,

That mercy | I adore.”

TROCHAIC METRE.
“ Softly sweet, in Lydian measures,
Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures :
War, he sung, is toil and trouble,
Honor | but an empty bubble.”

ANAPÆSTIC METRE.
“How fleet | is a glance of the mind!

Compared with the speed of its flight,
The tempest itself | lags behind,

. 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.

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