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S P E A K E R:
- With a View to facilitate the IMPROVEMENT of
This wo having been undertaken principally with the design of assisting the Students at Warrington, in acquiring a just and graceful Elocution, I feel a peculiar propriety in addresfing it to you, as a public acknowledgment of the steady support which you have given to this Institution, and the important services which you have rendered it.
able characters formed, who are now filling
up their stations in society, with reputation to themselves, and advantage to the Public. And, while the same great obječt continues to be pursued, by faithful endeavours to cultivate the understandings of youth, and by a steady attention to discipline, it is hoped, that you will have the satisfaction to observe the same effects produced, and that the scene will be realized, which OUR PoETEss has so beautifully described—
I am, with sincere respect and gratitude,
Essay on Elocution. xiii