note indicating the manner in which it should be delivered. This will meet the ready appreciation of students and amateur readers.

In Part I. the author has endeavored to place before the reader the true principles of Theoretical Elocution, and in Part IV. Practical Elocution will be found exemplified. The exercises for Gesture, Calisthenics and Vocal Culture, it is confidently believed, are the best of their kind; and, if they are perseveringly practiced, advancement will be the inevitable result.

In conclusion, the author will merely say that, if this little book be the means of inspiring its readers to a higher knowledge of this beautiful art, it will have performed its mission.

F. H. F.

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