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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. "
The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and selected ... - Page 247
by William Shakespeare - 1826
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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 Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing termagant; it outherods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. 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...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - 1823
...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...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 shew virtue her...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - 1823
...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...nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of play^ ing, 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 Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to die word, the word to the action ; with this special observance,...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, hoth at first, and now, was, ana is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 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 Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1824 - 385 pages
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herodf. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...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...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 5

Mrs. Inchbald - 1824
...have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod: 'Pray you, avoid it. 1 Act. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...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...
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The Plays, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1824
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods HerodJ : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of na* Reprimand him with freedom. f* The meaner people then seeui to have sat in the pit. ture : for...
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