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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 - 1820 - 466 pages
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Charting Shakespearean Waters: Text and Theatre

Sos Haugaard - 2005 - 164 pages
...performed 'action' and written 'word' (III, ii, 17-9). As the famous phrase goes, 'Suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature.' This indeed was sound advice, except that, upon scrutiny, what appears a cogent and altogether impartial...
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The Best-loved Plays of Shakespeare

Jennifer Mulherin, William Shakespeare, Abigail Frost - 2004 - 160 pages
...advises the actors on how to play their parts. Hamlet's instructions to the players 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 anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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Tudor Translation in Theory and Practice

Massimiliano Morini - 2006 - 151 pages
...1945, p.326). This, in Hamlet 3, ii, is Hamlet's recommendation to the players: '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 anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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A Leap from the Method: An Organic Approach to Acting

Allan Rich - 2007 - 151 pages
...o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it. FIRST PLAYER: I warrant your honor. HAMLET: Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...observance, that you o'erstep 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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Ciceros Dichtungstheorie: ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der antiken ...

Dionysios Chalkomatas - 2007 - 399 pages
...ii 1-36) kann hier nicht in ihrer Ganzheit zitiert werden. Vgl. III, ii 15ff: „Be not too tarne, neither; but let your own discretion be your tutor....observance: that you o'erstep 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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Was ist ein Dorn?: die Shakespeare-Inszenierungen des Theaterregisseurs ...

Yvonne Poppek - 2007 - 504 pages
...Shakespeare-Inszenierungen in München Eine aufführungsanalytische Untersuchung seiner Arbeit „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 anything so o'verdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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The Works of John Webster: An Old-Spelling Critical Edition, Volume 3

John Webster - 1995 - 533 pages
...make nature monstrous Cf. Hamlets instructions to the players, and particularly 'Suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature' (Ham. IIl.ii.i7-i9). 6 Stilts nor Crutches Cf. Ham. HI.ii.28-35. 8 Target 'light round shield' (OED...
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Doing Things Right in Matters of the Heart

John Ensor - 2007 - 160 pages
...respect for it. It has served her well through the years. Chapter Ten to to Teat Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty oF nature. SHAKESPEARE Treat . . . younger women as sisters, in all purity. 1 TIMOTHY 5:1-2 MK doing things right...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down. - Charles Kettering Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special...observance that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature. - William Shakespeare (23.4.1564-1616), (Hamlet) Actions speak louder than words. Promises may gain...
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Life As a Mother-in-Law: Roles, Challenges, Solutions

Olivia Slaughter, Jean Kubelun - 2008 - 200 pages
...attaining a healthy outlook for ourselves and the families we love. Chapter Seven The Bite Your Tongue Club Be not too tame, neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor; suit the action to the word, the word to the action. — William Shakespeare Of all the responses to our survey, the one that engendered...
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