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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 Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...would have such a fellow whippet! (or o'erdoing termagant ; it outherods Herod. — Pray you, avoid it. •< .: Be not too tame neither ; but let your...the action, with this special observance, that you o'erslcp not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but let 15 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, both at the first, and now, was,...
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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

English essays - 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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...o'cr-doing Termagant; it out-hcrods Herod:* Fray you, avoid it. l Ptaij. l warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstcp not the modesty of nature: for any tiling jo overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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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
...who (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 - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...who, 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...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 - Elocution - 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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