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The speaker or exercises in elocution [T213235] [ecco]

DMI number:
1215
Publication Date:
1781
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T213235
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB132402223
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Nat Lib Ireland
Full Title:
THE | SPEAKER: | OR, | EXERCISES | IN ELOCUTION; | SELECTED FROM VARIOUS AUTHORS. | AND DISPOSED UNDER PROPER HEADS, | WITH A VIEW TO FACILITATE | THE IMPROVEMENT OF YOUTH | IN | READING AND SPEAKING. | BY WILLIAM ENFIELD, L. L. D. | LECTURER ON THE BELLES LETTRES IN | THE ACADEMY AT WARRINGTON. | VOL II. | THE THIRD EDITION. | [epigraph] | DUBLIN: | PRINTED BY JAMES WILLIAMS, NO. 21, SKINNER ROW. | MDCCLXXXI.
Epigraph:
Floriferis ut apes in saltibus omnia limant, | Omnia nos itidem depadcimur aurea dicta. | LUCRETIUS.
Place of Publication:
Dublin
Genres:
Collection of educational texts
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
ESTC suggests 'Probably intended to be issued with the fourth edition of ’The speaker’, Dublin, 1781.'
Comments:
Contents: Prose pp. 1-36, 69-121, 135-144, 149-169, 182-185, 228-241. Includes extracts from various plays; extracts in verse have been indexed. Divided in to sections: Book I. Narrative Pieces. Book II. Didactic Pieces. Book III. Argumentative Pieces. Book IV. Orations and Harangues. Book V. Dialogues. Book VI. Descriptive Pieces. Book VII. Pathetic Pieces.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement [1p.]; Contents pp. [v]-viii.
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Printer:
James. Williams
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Editor:
William Enfield
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
When now mature in classic knowledge
Page No:
pp.37-40
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. The Progress of Discontent.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once on a time so runs the fable
Page No:
pp.40-42
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. The Town And Country Mice.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The tree of deepest root is found
Page No:
pp.42-45
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. The Three Warnings.
Attribution:
Mrs. Thrale.
Attributed To:
Hester Lynch Piozzi [née Salusbury; other married name Thrale]
First Line:
Turn gentle hermit of the dale
Page No:
pp.45-50
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. Edwin And Angelina.
Attribution:
Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
The sun had chased the mountain snow
Page No:
pp.50-53
Poem Title:
Chap. XX. The Blackbirds.
Attribution:
Jago.
Attributed To:
Richard Jago
First Line:
With each perfection dawning on her mind
Page No:
pp.53-57
Poem Title:
Chap. XXI. The Nun.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When over the alpine heights chill winter spreads
Page No:
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
Chap. XXII. Rodolpho And Matilda.
Attribution:
Keate.
Attributed To:
George Keate
First Line:
The lovely young Lavinia once had friends
Page No:
pp.60-64
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIII. Lavinia.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Now while the snows arise and foul and fierce
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIV. The Winter Traveller Lost In The Snow.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
O sole in whom my thoughts find all repose
Page No:
pp.66-68
Poem Title:
Chap. XXV. Eve's Dream.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Now had the son of Jove mature attained
Page No:
pp.122-131
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. The Judgment Of Hercules
Attribution:
Spence.
Attributed To:
Joseph Spence
First Line:
Virtuous and vicious every man must be
Page No:
pp.131-133
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. Variety In Human Charaters.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
He comes he comes in every breeze the power
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. Philosophical Melancholy.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
As yet tis midnight deep the weary clouds
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. Contemplation.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine
Page No:
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Has god thou fool worked solely for thy good
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
Chap. V. Against Selfishness.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Aurora now fair daughter of the dawn
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
Chap. XII. Jupiter To The Inferior Deities.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why boast we Glaucus our extended reign
Page No:
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
Chap. XIII. Sarpedon To Glaucus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Live I once more | To see these hands and arms free these that often
Page No:
pp.171-173
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. Malefort's Defence Of Himself.
Attribution:
Massinger.
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Once more unto the breach dear friends once more
Page No:
pp.174-175
Poem Title:
Chap. XV. Henry V. To His Soldiers At The Siege Of Harfleur.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
To wake the soul by tender strokes of art
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. Prologue To Cato.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Fathers we once again are met in council
Page No:
pp.176-181
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. Cato's Senate.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thrice happy hermit | Whom thus the heavenly habitants attend
Page No:
pp.188-191
Poem Title:
Chap. III. Alfred And Hermit.
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
You tell me wonders | Soft behold my lord
Page No:
pp.192-202
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. Gustavus Vasa, Anderson, Arnoldus, And Arvida.
Attribution:
Brooke.
Attributed To:
Henry Brooke
First Line:
Thou bringst me my credentials from the highest
Page No:
pp.202-205
Poem Title:
Chap. V. Tamerlane And Dervise.
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
This way the noise was if mine ear be true
Page No:
pp.206-210
Poem Title:
Chap. VI. Comus And Lady.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Unmuffle ye faint stars and thou fair moon
Page No:
pp.210-214
Poem Title:
Chap. VII. The Brothers.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
How does your grace
Page No:
pp.214-216
Poem Title:
Chap. VIII. Catherine And Griffifth.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Make room and let him stand before our face
Page No:
pp.217-227
Poem Title:
Chap. IX. Trial Of Shylock.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Search then the ruling passion there alone
Page No:
pp.241-243
Poem Title:
Chap. VIII. The Ruling Passion.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The player's province they but vainly try
Page No:
pp.244-247
Poem Title:
Chap. IX. The Actor.
Attribution:
Lloyd.
Attributed To:
Robert Lloyd
First Line:
When now on Britain's sea girt shore
Page No:
pp.247-251
Poem Title:
Chap. X. Ode To Education.
Attribution:
R.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How thick the shades of evening close
Page No:
pp.251-255
Poem Title:
Chap. XI. Hymn To Cheerfulness.
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Thy spirit independence let me share
Page No:
pp.256-259
Poem Title:
Chap. XII. Ode To Independence.
Attribution:
Smollett.
Attributed To:
Tobias George Smollett
First Line:
Parent of joy heart easing mirth
Page No:
pp.259-261
Poem Title:
Chap. XIII. Ode To Mirth.
Attribution:
Smollett.
Attributed To:
Tobias George Smollett
First Line:
Delightful mansion blessed retreat
Page No:
pp.261-262
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. Thought In A Garden.
Attribution:
Hughes.
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
Queen and huntress chaste and fair
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
Chap. XV. Hymn To Cynthia.
Attribution:
B. Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Hail beauteous stranger of the wood
Page No:
pp.263-264
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. The Cuckoo.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold my fair wherever we rove
Page No:
pp.264-265
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. The Winter's Walk.
Attribution:
Dr. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
At the close of the day when the hamlet is still
Page No:
pp.265-266
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. The Hermit.
Attribution:
Beattie.
Attributed To:
James Beattie
First Line:
But now let other themes our care engage
Page No:
pp.266-269
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. The Praise Of Philosophy.
Attribution:
Beattie.
Attributed To:
James Beattie
First Line:
First born of chaos who so fair didst come
Page No:
pp.269-273
Poem Title:
Chap. XX. Hymn To Light.
Attribution:
Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Hail holy light offspring of heaven first born
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
Chap. XXI. Invocation To Light.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
When music heavenly maid was young
Page No:
pp.275-278
Poem Title:
Chap. XXII. The Passions.
Attribution:
Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
Hail noble albion where no golden mines
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIII. Praise Of England.
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Could I recall those notes which once the muse
Page No:
pp.279-281
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIV. Sheep-Shearing.
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Seest thou yon fane even now incessant time
Page No:
pp.281-285
Poem Title:
Chap. XXV. Rise and Declension of Rome.
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Far to the right where Appenine ascends
Page No:
pp.285-291
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVI. National Characters.
Attribution:
Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
The great republic see that glowed sublime
Page No:
pp.291-293
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVII. Ancient Rome.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
O Greece thou sapient nurse of finer arts
Page No:
pp.293-296
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVIII. Ancient Greece.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Thrice happy did they know
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIX. The King Of A Free People.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Hail independence hail heaven's next best gift
Page No:
pp.298-299
Poem Title:
Chap. XXX. Independence.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
To fair Fidele's grassy tomb
Page No:
pp.300-301
Poem Title:
Chap. I. Dirge In Cymbeline.
Attribution:
Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
It was a winter's evening and fast came down the snow
Page No:
pp.301-302
Poem Title:
Chap. II. A Winter Piece.
Attribution:
A.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail lovely power whose bosom heaves the sigh
Page No:
pp.302-303
Poem Title:
Chap. III. Elegy To Pity.
Attribution:
R.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet bird that kindly perching near
Page No:
pp.303-306
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. An Evening Address To The Nightingale.
Attribution:
Shaw.
Attributed To:
Cuthbert Shaw
First Line:
Too daring prince ah whither dost thou run
Page No:
pp.307-310
Poem Title:
Chap. V. Parting Of Hector And Andromache.
Attribution:
Pope's Homer.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Injurious Hermia most ungrateful maid
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
Chap. VI. Helena Upbraiding Hermia.
Attribution:
Shakspear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
All good people | You that thus far have come to pity me
Page No:
pp.311-313
Poem Title:
Chap. VII. Buckingham Going To Execution.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I come not emperor to invade thy mercy
Page No:
pp.314-317
Poem Title:
Chap. VIII. Sforza Duke of Milan Pleading His Cause Before The Emperor Charles V.
Attribution:
Massinger.
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
All Kent hath yielded nothing there holds out
Page No:
pp.317-318
Poem Title:
Chap. IX. Faulconbridge And King John.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Well Titus speak how is it with thee now
Page No:
pp.319-323
Poem Title:
Chap. X. Brutus And Titus.
Attribution:
Lee.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lee
First Line:
Now do you know me | Thou shouldst be Alonzo
Page No:
pp.323-331
Poem Title:
Chap. XI. Sebastian And Dorax. Re-enter Dorax, having taken off his turban, and put on a European habit.
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
They tell me tis my birthday and I'll keep it
Page No:
pp.331-340
Poem Title:
Chap. XII. Antony And Ventidius.
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Ha what rash thing art thou who settest so small
Page No:
pp.340-347
Poem Title:
Chap. XIII. Theodosius And Marcian.
Attribution:
Lee.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lee
First Line:
My lord you are well encountered here has been
Page No:
pp.348-352
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. Gloster And Hastings.
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Let us all see him
Page No:
pp.352-355
Poem Title:
Chap. XV. Gustavus And Dalecalians.
Attribution:
Brooke.
Attributed To:
Henry Brooke
First Line:
Tell me Gustavus tell me why is this
Page No:
pp.356-359
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. Gustavus And Cristiern.
Attribution:
Brooke.
Attributed To:
Henry Brooke
First Line:
I am a woeful suitor to your honour
Page No:
pp.359-362
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. Isabella And Angelo.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Come hither Hubert o my gentle Hubert
Page No:
pp.362-366
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. King John And Hubert.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Yea this man's brow like to a title leaf
Page No:
pp.366-369
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. Northumberland And Morton.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Ruin seize thee ruthless king
Page No:
pp.369-373
Poem Title:
Chap. XX. The Bard.
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ere yet your footsteps quit the place
Page No:
pp.373-376
Poem Title:
To A Friend Just Leaving A Favourite Hamlet.
Attribution:
S. H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed