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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 reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848
...be cpna'dered :—that's villainous, and s\\ovre a mo*. v*JS.v\ ambition in the fool that uses iV. 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 first and now, was and is,...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...noise; I would have such a fellow whipped, for overdoing 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 first and now, was and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own feature;...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing 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 show Virtue her...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...o'erdoiug Termagant ; it ouWierods Herod : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. 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, a? 'twere, the mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her...
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
...out-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; ILLISTRATED: EMBRACING A LIFE OF ...

1851
...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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An Essay Upon the Ghost Belief of Shakespeare

Alfred Thomas Roffe - Ghost in literature - 1851 - 31 pages
...views of the Artistic in Acting, and substituting for the word Playing, the word Poetry. 14" Let your discretion be your Tutor ; suit the Action to the...o'erstep not the modesty of Nature ; for anything so done is from the purpose of Poetry, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold, as...
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Dramatic Works: From the Text of Johnson, Stevens and Reed; with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. 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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