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" Be not too tame 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 the modesty of nature... "
Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare - Page 73
by William Shakespeare, Thomas Caldecott - 1820 - 466 pages
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...place, and the Herowdys taken his schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. Steevens. J Play. I warrant your honour. "Ham. Be not too tame...to the action ; with this special observance, that youo'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thing so •verdone is from the purpose of playing,...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811
...would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-t'.oing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thi. g so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...then to be considered. That's villanious, and shows a most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses it. Be not too tame neither; but let your own discretion...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for anything so overdone is from the purpose of nature ; whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Glossarial index

William Shakespeare - 1811
...have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ;* it out-herods Herod :9 Pray you, avoid it. J Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, ' periwig-pated — .] This is a ridicule on the quantity of false hair worn in Shakspeare's time,...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1812
...(for the most part) are capable of nothing, but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither : but let your own discretion...overdone, is from the purpose of playing ; whose end is — to bold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature ; to show Virtue her own feature, Scorn her own...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
...the noble mind Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind. 46. DRAMATIC ACTION. Suit the action to the word ; the word to the action: with this special...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of Nature. 47- ACTORS. • Let those who play clowns speak no more than is set down for them. For there be that...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1814
...have such a fellow whipped for o'crdoing Termagant : it out-herods Herod: Pray you, avoid it. I PlatI. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstcp not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...\vho(for the most part) are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray yon avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erutefi net the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing; whose...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'erstep not the- modesty of nature : for be reformed altogether. And let those that play your clowns, speak no more than is set down for them:...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...(for the most part) are capable of •othing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion...to the action ; with this special observance, that yon o'trstefi not the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing...
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