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PROGRESSIVE READERS,

No. 5:
A CLASS BOOK . "

• FOR THE
USE OF ADVANCED PUPILS,

FOR THE

IN

Public and Private Schools.

COMPRISING

A VERY LARGE SELECTION OF LESSONS; A TREATISE ON

THE PRINCIPLES OF ELOCUTION, AND A FULL

· EXPLANATORY INDEX, ETC.

BY JOHN E. LOVELL,
AUTHOR OF THE U. S. SPEAKER, NEW SCHOUL DIALOGUES, FOUNG SPEAKER, ETC.

"Reading in the schools, when properly conducted, has reference to three
objects: to an ability to give easy utterance to written language; to the ac-
quisition of general knowledge and discipline; and to the power of properly
expressing thought and feeling by the tones of the voice."--DR. SEARS.

"The voice of the young orator should be first modulated by the practice
of reading select passages from the best poets."'--QUINTILIAN.

NEW HAVEN:
PUBLISHED BY H. O. PECK.

1866.

KD32442

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY
LIBRARY
CAI* 172

Entered, according to Aot of Congress, in the year 1859,

BY JOHN E, LOVELL,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Connecticut,

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