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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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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

1829 - 264 pages
...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...with this special observance, that you o'erstep not tbe modesty of nature : for any thing sn overdone is from tbe purpose of playing, whose end, both at...
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Miscellaneous Essays

Mathew Carey - 1830 - 472 pages
...avoid it. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor ; suit tho action to tho word, the word to the action; with this special observance,...of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpoie of playing, whose end, both at the first; and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere, the mirror...
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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 tame neither, but let your own discretion be your...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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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 National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 284 pages
...but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, the word to the ac, tion ; 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...
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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...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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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
...for 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...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 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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