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PROGRESSIVE READERS,

No. 5:

A CLASS BOOK

FOR THE

USE OF ADVANCED PUPILS,

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 D. S. SPEAKER, NEW SCHOUL DIALOGUES, YOUNG SPEAKER, ETC.

"Reading in the schools, when properly conducted, has reference to three
objects: to an ability to give casy 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.

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

BY JOHN E. LOVELL,

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

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