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CHIRONOMIA;

OR A

TREATISE ON RHETORICAL DELIVERY.

OR A

TREATISE ON RHETORICAL DELIVERY:

COMPREHENDING MANY 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,

AND

A NEW METHOD FOR THE NOTATION THEREOF;

ILLUSTRATED BY MANY FIGURES.
BY THE REVEREND GILBERT AUSTIN, A. M.

Et certe quod facere oporteat, non indignandum est discere, cum pnesertim hasc Chironomia,
quae est (ut nomine ipso declaratur) lex gestus, et ab illis temporibus heroicis orta sit, et a sum-
mis Graeciae viris, et ab ipso etiam Socrate probata, a Platone quoque in parte civiliura posita
virtutum, et a Chrysippo in prasceptis de Ubtrorum educations compositis non omissa. Quint.

Non sum nescius, quantum suscepcrim negotii, qui motuj corporis exprimere verbis, iraitari
scriptura conatus sim voces. BJiet. ad Herenn I. 3.

LONDON:

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

BY W. BULMER, AND CO. CLEVELAND-ROW, ST. JAMES'S;

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