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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 Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-doing 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 be reformed altogether. And let those that play your clowns, speak no more than is set down for them:...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...(for the most part) are capable of •othing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion...to the action ; with this special observance, that yon o'trstefi not the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1818
...4 The meaner people then seem to have sat in the pit. s Herod's character was always violent. Ham. 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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 pages
...capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show and noise. Pray you, avoid it. .<-.i^ti > **&$i-..— 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 hold, as 'twere, the mirror...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 408 pages
...most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise ; I would have such a fellow Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erntep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of nature ; whose...
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Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Thomas Caldecott - 1820 - 466 pages
...Termagant; (20) it out-herods Herod : (91> Pray you, avoid it. 1 PLAY. I warrant your honour. HAM. 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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but lot your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; for any thing; so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose end is — to hold, as 'twere, the mirror...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 pages
...(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...the action ; with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing: whose...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...(fur the must 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...word to the* action ; with this special observance, tliat you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...place, and the Herowdys taken his schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. SXEEVENS. discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word,...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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