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CHIRONOMIA;

OR A

TREATISE ON RHETORICAL DELIVERY.

OR A

TREATISE ON RHETORICAL DELIVERY:

COMPREHENDING MANT PRECEPTS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN, FOR
THE PROPER REGULATION OF

THE VOICE, THE COUNTENANCE, AND GESTURE.

TOGETHER WITH AN

INVESTIGATION OF THE ELEMENTS OF GESTURE,

A NEW METHOD FOR THE NOTATION THEREOF;

ILLUSTRATED BY MANY FIGURES.

BY THE REVEREND GILBERT AUSTIN, A. M.

Et certe quod faceré oporteat, non indignandum est disccre, cum pnesertim hœc Chironomia,
quae est (ut nomine ipso declaratur) lexgestus, et ab illis temporibus heroicis orta sit, et à sum-
mis Gracia: vins, et ab ipso etiam Socrate probata, à Platone quoque in parte civilium posita
virtutum, et à Chrysippo in praeceptis de liberorum educatione compositis non oinissa. Quint.

Non sum nescius, quantum susceperim negotii, qui motus corporis exprimere verbis, imitari
scriptum conatus sim voces. Wet. ad Herenn I. 3.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES, IN THE STRAND;

BY W. BULMEK, AND CO. CLEVELAND-BOW, ST. JAMES'S;

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