The New Franklin Fifth Reader

The New Franklin Fifth Reader : With a New Elocutionary Treatise, Essentials of Reading (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New Franklin Fifth Reader: With a New Elocutionary Treatise, Essentials of Reading This new franklin fifth reader is the result of a painstaking endeavor to furnish a choice selection of pieces for school reading. No piece has been taken without care ful scrutiny, and consideration ot its fitness in matter, expres sion, and elocutionary merit. The compiler has constantly asked the questions: Is this selection of interest to the chil dren who will use the book? Is the subject-matter within the range of their experience or sympathy? Has it sufficient excellence of thought or sentiment. And of style, to be read again and again with profit and satisfaction? It will be seen by a glance at the List of Authors, that a large number of the best writers, both American and Eng lish, are represented in this book. From these have been culled many of the choice gems which enrich the treasures of the English tongue. None of these selections appears in the Franklin Fifth Reader. Many of them are here presented in a reading. Book for the first time. The others, it is thought, are of such enduring merit, that nothing could be found worthily to fill their place and leave no cause of regret for their omission. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 438 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 581g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243315430
  • 9780243315437