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" Suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing; whose end, both at the. first and now, was and is, to hold, as 'twere,... "
The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ... - Page 190
edited by - 1832 - 284 pages
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - 1803
...neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her...
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The Tatler, Volume 1

1803
...neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mil rour up to nature; to shew virtue her...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1803
...neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...; but let your own. discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special observance , that you o'erstep not...so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose «nd , both at the first and now , was and is , to hold as 'twere , the mirror up to nature ; to'shew...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1805
...with Mahound, or Mohammed. 9 out-herods Herod:] The character of Herod in th« the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirrour up to nature ; to show virtue her...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1805
...with Mahound, or Mohammed. 9 uut-herods Herod:] The character of Herod in the the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirrour up to nature ; to show virtue her...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special 40 — Brothvr, a word ; — descend:— Brother, I say ; Enter Edgar. My father watches : — O, at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature ; to shew virtue her...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

1808 - 400 pages
...the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstepnot the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone...form and pressure.. Now, this overdone, or come tardy of, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve ; the censure of one which...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

1808 - 1587 pages
...but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstep not...thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, the end of which both was and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature, — to shew virtue her...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...he your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special ohservance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : for...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, hoth at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirrour up to nature ; to show virtue...
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