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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...one.—STEEVENS. 0 tut-kmd's Herod:'] The character of Herod, in the ancient mysteries, u2 cretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word...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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Tatler & Guardian

1831 - 244 pages
...such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. Be not loo With all this he is so extremely proud that he will...letter, when I was interrupted by Mr. Greenhat, who h 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 - 1832
...(for the most part) are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb-show and noise. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'crstep not the modesty of nature : for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 pages
...the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show and noise. Pray you, avoid it. — 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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1835 - 404 pages
...whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; 15 but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose end, both at the first, and now, was,...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1836
...o'erdoing Termagant ; ' it out-herods Herod. 'Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honor. 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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Select plays from Shakspeare; adapted for the use of schools and young ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...then sat in the pit. 4 Termagant was an uprorious Saracen deity, famous in the old Moralities. 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,...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 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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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...say) whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature. 36 — iii. 2. 607 The mirror of nature. Hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to shew virtue her...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: King Lear. Romeo and Juliet ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...o'erdoing Termagant ; ' it out-herods Herod. 'Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honor. 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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