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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 Works of William Shakspeare, 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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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

Readers - 1853 - 452 pages
...I would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing 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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School elocution : or The young academical orator

William Herbert - 1853 - 192 pages
...would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er doing Termagant ; it out-herod's 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 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 plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. 1ģi 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 shew virtue her...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...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. 187. Studies to be pursued according to taste and pleasure. Continue your resolve, To...
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 345 pages
...out-herods Herod.§ Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, bullet your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action...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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Mimic Life: Or, Before and Behind the Curtain. A Series of Narratives

Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie - American fiction - 1856 - 408 pages
...Anything — don't matter what — a touch of the tragic, if you like. But — 'suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special...hold, as 't were, the mirror up to nature ; to show Virtue her own features, Scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - Conversation - 1856 - 383 pages
...noise. I 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...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 Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 pages
...I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termageus ; it out-herods Herod : I 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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autobigraphy of an actress

' - 1856
...But—'suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature ; for anything so overdone...hold, as ; t were, the mirror up to nature; to show Virtue her own features, Scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure...
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