1828. Whately, the Archbishop of Dublin, suggests that rhetoric is less concerned with investigation and discovery than with management. He writes, The orator approaches the process of rhetorical invention not as an investigator but as a communicator who is already armed with a general proposition he will advance and with a knowledge of the substantive resources, factual and inferred, by which that proposition may be established. Contents: Of the Address to the Understanding, with a View to Produce Conviction (including instruction); Of the Address to the Will, or Persuasion; Of Style; and Of Elocution, or Delivery. Due to the age and scarcity of the original we reproduced, some pages may be spotty, faded or difficult to read.