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" Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue : but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 163
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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The Kendall/Hunt Anthology: Literature to Write About

K. H. Anthol - 2003 - 313 pages
...A hall in the castle.] Enter HAMLET and PLAYERS. Ham. Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounc'd it to you, trippingly on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier had spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much...
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Quotation Marks

Marjorie B. Garber - 2003 - 306 pages
...insists that Hamlet's advice to the players at the very beginning of this scene ("Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue..." [3.2.11) was in fact about this speech, the interpolated dozen or sixteen lines added by Hamlet, lines...
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The Shakespeare Oracle: Let the Bard to Predict Your Future

...gives the traveling players the most famous stage direction in theater history "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue" (3.2.1) and some say it's the closest we'll ever come to Shakespeare's idea of acting. In A Midsummer...
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莎士比亞四大悲劇

2004
...them. (Ill, i, 55-59) Hamlet ($=.# $-# ' 55-59 ft) Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounc'd it to you, trippingly on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of our players do, I had as life the town-crier spoke my lines. (...) for any thing so o'erdone is from the purpose of playing,...
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So You Want to be a Theatre Director?

Stephen Unwin - 2004 - 248 pages
...Young Director 233 Endnotes 237 Index 246 SO YOU WANT TO BE A THEATRE DIRECTOR? 'Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue.' Hamlet 'The truth is concrete.' Bertolt Brecht Note on gender I've used 'he' and 'his' throughout to...
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The Shakespeare Project: An Arsenal of Scenes and Speeches from the Pen of ...

James Zager, William Shakespeare - 2005 - 61 pages
...each company member taking or sharing a line.) [Hamlet: Act III Scene ii] COMPANY. Speak the speech I pray you, as I pronounced it to you trippingly on the tongue: But if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier had spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...and three of the Players' come from behind the curtains HAMLET [to the First Player] Speak the speech I pray you as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue, but if you mouth it as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much with...
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The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

Brian Vickers - 2004 - 452 pages
...unsympathetic figure of the anxious author trying to get his piece acted properly: 'Speak the speech I pray you as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue' (although one would like to know what a professional Elizabethan company thought of those amateur authors...
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Stutter

Marc Shell, Irving Babbitt Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English and American Literature and Languageirving Babbitt Professor of Comparative Literature Marc Shell - 2005 - 341 pages
...Claudius was. At a crucial moment in the play, though, Hamlet requests of the Players: "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue." The meaning of the term tripping has an internal dialectic that relates to walking and talking. On...
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How to Talk: Meeting the Situations of Personal and Business Life and of ...

John Mantle Clapp, John Clapp, Mantle, Edwin A. Kane - 2006 - 660 pages
...Expressing the core in words that catch the ear because of their striking sound : "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines." "Of course, the personal equation...
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