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For Pech

brek Couplinicals of

Milliance S. Liggay

THE

MUSIC,

OR

MELODY AND RHYTHMUS

ов

LANGUAGE

&c. &c. &c.

MUSIC,
MELODY AND RHYTHMUS

OR

OF THE

ENGLISH LANGUAGE; .

IN WHICH ARE EXPLAINED, AND APPLIED TO THEIR PROPER

PURPOSES, ON PRINCIPLES NEW IN THIS COUNTRY,

THE

FIVE ACCIDENTS OF SPEECH, viz.
ACCENT, QUANTITY, EMPHASIS, PAUSE, AND FORCE, OR QUALITY OF

SOUND, ILLUSTRATED WITH SYMBOLICAL MARKS,

AND A

MUSICAL NOTATION:

By which are Exhibited, and may be perpetuated,
The True Cadence, Metre, and Rhythmus of the English Language; the
Rational mode of Scanning Poetry by Cadences as it ought to be
Read, and not by the Rules of Prosody; the Tune

and Time of Composition, and the
Correct manner of Reading

and Speaking.
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,

Dutlines of Gesture,
AND A SELECTION OF PIECES IN VERSE AND PROSE.

SECOND EDITION.

BY THE REV. JAMES CHAPMAN,

THE ORATOR,” AND
TEACHER OF THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF ELOCUTION, EDINBURGH,

AUTHOR OF

Est autem in dicendo etiam quidam cantus.

CIC. OSAT.

EDINBURGH:

Printed by Michael Anderson,
FOR MACREDIE, SKELLY, AND CO., 52, PRINCE'S STREET ; J. BRASH AND
CO, GLASGOW; LONGMAN AND CO. AND T.

UNDERWOOD, LONDON,

1819.

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