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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. "
Tragedies. Poems - Page 101
by William Shakespeare - 1867
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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 - Elocution - 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 - American literature - 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 (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...who, (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 - Children's stories - 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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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...I 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...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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The British Essayists

English essays - 1823
...I 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 any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...o'er-doing Termagant8; it out-herods Herod9: 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 - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...who, (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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