The art of speaking Containing, I. An essay; in which are given rules for expressing properly the principal passions and humours, which occur in reading and public speaking; and II. Lessons taken from the ancients and moderns (with additions and alterations, where thought useful) exhibiting a variety of matter for practice; the emphatical words printed in italics; with notes of direction referring to the essay. To which are added, a table of the lessons; and an index of the various passions and humours in the essay and lessons. [Three lines in Latin from Cicero]

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Burgh, James
Other Authors: Cist, Charles (Printer)
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia Printed by Charles Cist , North Second-Street, near Race-Street 1800, M,DCCC. [1800]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Attributed to James Burgh in the Dictionary of national biography. - English Short Title Catalog, W19985. - Evans, 37068. - Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],1-336,[4]p) 12°