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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 speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing 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 anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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Hand Book for Visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon

1851 - 40 pages
...the drama, an extract from his own lecture on the subject in " Hamlet" fully shows :— " Let your discretion be your tutor, suit the action to the word,...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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An Essay Upon the Ghost Belief of Shakespeare

Alfred Thomas Roffe - 1851 - 31 pages
...views of the Artistic in Acting, and substituting for the word Playing, the word Poetry. 14" Let your discretion be your Tutor ; suit the Action to the...that you o'erstep not the modesty of Nature ; for anything so done is from the purpose of Poetry, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is,...
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Dramatic Works: From the Text of Johnson, Stevens and Reed; with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...show, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour....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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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...show, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour....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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing 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 anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, — whose end, both at the first and now, was...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing 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 anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, — whose end, both at the first and now, was...
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1852
...honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let TOUT on discretion be your tutor : suit the action to tbe ten thousand ducata pnrpne of playing, whose end, both at first, and now, waa, and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. 1»i Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...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 Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...show, and noise : I would have such a felljw whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; itoul-hcrods Herod:' d to her friends ; you have not, indeed, loved the...love. I will, air, flatter my »worn brother the p ob servance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose...
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