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distinctions. The further relations of the same subject to each of the arts considered separately are unfolded in three essays, namely:

Poetry as a Representative Art; Music as a Representative Art, printed for convenience in the volume treating of Rhythm and Harmony; and

Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture as Representative Arts.

The Genesis of Art-Form traces the derivation of the elements of form from their sources in mind or matter and the development, according to mental and physical requirements, of these elements so as to produce, when combined, the different art-forms. The volume directs attention to the characteristics of form essential to æsthetic effects in all the arts. The characteristics essential to each of the arts considered in itself, are discussed in two volumes completing the series, namely:

Rhythm and Harmony in Poetry and Music; and

Proportion and Harmony of Line and Color in Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture.

The author wishes to express his indebtedness to Messrs. D. Appleton & Co., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., and others, for their kind permission to insert in this work certain entire poems, of which they hold the copyrights.

Altered from the Preface to the First Edition,

PRINCETON, N. J., November, 1899.

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CONVERSATION, DISCOURSE, ELOCUTION, VERSIFICA-

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19-31

Representative Character of Intonations, 19-Every Man has a
Rhythm and a Tune of his own, 19—Physiological Reason for
this, 20Cultivated by Public Speaking, 21—Recitative, and the
Origin of Poetic and Musical Melody, 21—Poetry, Song, Dance,

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