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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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Author's Pen and Actor's Voice: Playing and Writing in Shakespeare's Theatre

Robert Weimann - 2000 - 298 pages
...not to say prescribes, a culturally refined, socially selective, decorous understanding of "nature." Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature (3.2.16-19) The player, Hamlet suggests, should have a "tutor" whose name is "discretion." The same...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 336 pages
...o'erdoing Termagant; it outherods Herod, pray you avoid it. 15 FIRST PLAYER I warrant your honour. HAMLET Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty 20 of nature. For any thing so o'erdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end both at the first,...
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Shakespeare : A Life: A Life

Park Honan - 1998 - 480 pages
...'Suit the action to the word, the word to the action', Hamlet rephrases that neo-classical wisdom, with this special observance: that you o'erstep not...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and is to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature, to show virtue her own...
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Hamlet: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke : the First Folio of 1623 ...

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 261 pages
...fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-Herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. I warrant your honour. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and is to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 148 pages
...o'erdoing Termagant. It out-Herods 14 Herod. Pray you avoid it. PLAYER I warrant your honor. HAMLET Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...you o'erstep not the modesty of nature. For anything 20 so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and is, to...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - 2001 - 361 pages
...passion (III, ii, 1-14). On a third level, however, we may interpret Hamlet's advice as self-instruction: Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so o'erdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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The Klingon Hamlet

Lawrence Schoen - 2001 - 240 pages
...o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it. First Player I warrant your honour. Hamlet Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...observance, 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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Hamlet

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - 2001 - 32 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...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 228 pages
...a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it. Hamlet IlIM Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'er-step 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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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 178 pages
...o'erdoing Termagant. It outHerods Herod. Pray you avoid it. First Player i5 I warrant your honour. Hamlet Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...action, with this special observance, that you o'erstep 20 from . . . playing: contrary to the aims of drama. 21-2 hold . . . nature: show life as it really...
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