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" ... twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. "
Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere - Page 287
by William Shakespeare - 1843
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 400 pages
...such a feiIdwetyvbi'ppAt'for oserdoing termagant; it out-herods Hetod. Pray; you atgjd it;™" t'; * Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstepnot the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. Steevens. J Play. I warrant your honour. "Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...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 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...: for anything so overdone is from the purpose of nature ; whose end, both at the first and now, was and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature...
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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,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod :3 Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant yoar honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...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...
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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...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone, is from the purpose of playing ; whose end is — to bold, as 'twere, the mirror...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod :3 Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...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...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. ' Ham. Be not too tame neither; but let your own discretion...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...
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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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1814
...o'crdoing Termagant : it out-herods Herod: Pray you, avoid it. I PlatI. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...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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