Melville Bell


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Noun1.Melville Bell - a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905)
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When I became interested in the subject towards the end of the eighteen-seventies, Melville Bell was dead; but Alexander J.
The second, Alexander Melville Bell, was the dean of British elocutionists, a man of creative brain and a most impressive facility of rhetoric.
"In that ringing declaration, I heard the clear diction of a man whose father, Alexander Melville Bell, had been a renowned elocution teacher (and perhaps the model for the imperious Prof.