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PROGRESSIVE READERS,

No. 5:

A CLASS BOOK

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USE OF ADVANCED PUPILS,

IN

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COMPRISING

A VERY LARGE SELECTION OF LESSONS; A TREATISE ON
THE PRINCIPLES OF ELOCUTION, AND A FULL
EXPLANATORY INDEX, ETC.

By JOHN E. LOVELL,

ACTHOR Or TBI 0. S. SPEAKER, NSW fCHOUL DIALOGUES, XOVSG 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 Re-
quisition of general knowledge and discipline; nnd to the power of properly
expressing thought and feeling by the tones of the voice."—Dr. Ska as.

"Tli* voice of the young orator should be first modulated by the practice
of reading select passages from the best poets."—Quint Ilia*.

NEW HAVEN:
PUBLISHED BY H. O. PECK.
1866.

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University

LIBRARY

Entered, according to Aot of Congress, in the year 1SS9, By JOHN E. LOVELL,

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

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