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A SELECTION OF PIECES
Prose and Werse,
THE ART OF READING;
And preceded by
CONTAINING A NEW VIEW OF THE CAUSE OF INFLECPION
From which Mr. Walker's System of Rules
IS SHOWN TO BE ERRONEOUS,
BY JOHN WHITE, A.M.
TEACHER OF ELOCUTION, GRAMMAR, ETC. ABERDEEN.
LONGMAN & co. LONDON.
M. DCCC. XXVI.
I BEG leave to dedicate this Compilation
For the satisfaction of the inquisitive, I say that, respect for your character and opinions, the instruction and pleasure which I have derived from your Works, your attention to Education in general, and to Elocution in particular, your desire to give every literary subject a candid hearing, are the motives which have urged me to trespass upon your attention.
Had it been a work of much greater importance than it really can pretend to be, I should in so far have derived an additional pleasure in subscribing myself,