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Evolution of Expression, Volume 2—Revised A Compilation of Selections Illustrating the Four Stages of Development in Art As Applied to Oratory; Twenty-Eighth Edition   By: (1837-1908)

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EVOLUTION OF EXPRESSION

by

CHARLES WESLEY EMERSON

Founder of Emerson College of Oratory

A Compilation of Selections Illustrating the Four Stages of Development in Art As Applied to Oratory

In Four Volumes, with Key to each Chapter

TWENTY EIGHTH EDITION

VOLUME II REVISED

[Illustration: Expression Necessary to Evolution.]

Boston: Emerson College of Oratory Publishing Department Chickering Hall, Huntington Avenue 1915

Copyrighted by C. W. Emerson 1905

The Barta Press Boston

CONTENTS

PAGE.

SLIDE 7

VITAL SLIDE 8

SLIDE IN VOLUME 9

FORMING PICTURES 10

Chapter I.

TACT AND TALENT London Atlas 13

SHYLOCK TO ANTONIO William Shakespeare 15

THE CYNIC H. W. Beecher 16

GOOD BY, PROUD WORLD R. W. Emerson 18

THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB Lord Byron 19

UNWRITTEN MUSIC N. P. Willis 20

LAUS MORTIS Frederic Lawrence Knowles 23

TAXATION OF THE COLONIES Edmund Burke 24

MY HEART LEAPS UP William Wordsworth 29

FOREST SCENE FROM AS YOU LIKE IT William Shakespeare 30

Chapter II.

THE RISING IN 1776 T. B. Read 35

THE TENT SCENE BETWEEN BRUTUS AND CASSIUS William Shakespeare 39

THE FORGING OF THE ANCHOR S. Ferguson 43

SUPPOSED SPEECH OF JOHN ADAMS Daniel Webster 48

LIFE AND SONG Sidney Lanier 53

GATHERING SONG OF DONALD THE BLACK Sir Walter Scott 54

NUTTING William Wordsworth 55

THE DODSON FAMILY George Eliot 58

AFTER THE MARCH KAIN William Wordsworth 66

Chapter III.

FIRST BATTLES OF THE REVOLUTION Edward Everett 67

THE ANTIQUITY OF FREEDOM W. C. Byrant 70

NATIONAL BANKRUPTCY Mirabeau 73

THE LANTERN BEARERS Robert Louis Stevenson 74

TARPEIA Louise Imogen Guiney 78

THE BELLS E. A. Poe 82

THE TEMPERANCE QUESTION Wendell Phillips 86

SHERIDAN'S RIDE T. B. Read 89

TO A PUPIL Walt Whitman 92

Chapter IV.

THE PICKWICKIANS ON ICE Charles Dickens 93

THE REALM OF FANCY J. Keats 103

THE BATTLE OF NASEBY Lord Macaulay 106

THE GLORIES OF MORNING Edward Everett 109

THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS O. W. Holmes 111

AUTUMN H. W. Beecher 112

MIDSUMMER J. T. Trowbridge 116

THE KITTEN AND FALLING LEAVES William Wordsworth 118

SUMMER STORM James Russell Lowell 121

JAQUES' SEVEN AGES OF MAN William Shakespeare 125

THE PARTS.

THE ATTRACTIVE OR MELODRAMATIC PERIOD.

Love took up the harp of life and smote on all the chords with might, Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, passed in music out of sight... Continue reading book >>




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