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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 Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text of J ... - Page 54
by William Shakespeare - 1844
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1803
...such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod :9 Pray you, avoid 5t1 Play. l warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...a fellow whipp'd for o'er-doing Termagant7; it out-herods Herod': 35 Pray you, avoid it. 1 Ptay. 1 perforce into my business ! My father hath set guard...question, Which I must act:— Hriefpess, and fortune, w 40 observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : For any thing so overdone is from the...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...such a feiIdwetyvbi'ppAt'for oserdoing termagant; it out-herods Hetod. Pray; you atgjd it;™" t'; * Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstepnot the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Tatler

English essays - 1809
...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...the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is om the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...place, and the Herowdys taken his schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. Steevens. J Play. I warrant your honour. "Ham. Be not too tame...to the action ; with this special observance, that youo'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thing so •verdone is from the purpose of playing,...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811
...would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-t'.oing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thi. g so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...then to be considered. That's villanious, and shows a most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses it. Be not too tame neither; but let your own discretion...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for anything so overdone is from the purpose of nature ; whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1814
...have such a fellow whipped for o'crdoing Termagant : it out-herods Herod: Pray you, avoid it. I PlatI. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstcp 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 - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...\vho(for the most part) are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray yon avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erutefi net the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing; whose...
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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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