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" Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing,... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 326
by William Shakespeare - 1847
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...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...nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of play^ ing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature;...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...(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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The Plays, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1824
...shows, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods HerodJ : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour....special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of na* Reprimand him with freedom. •f* The meaner people then seeui to have sat in the pit. ture : for...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...inexplicable dumb show, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; ilout-herods Herod :' Pray you, avoid it 1 Play. I warrant your...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erslep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...I would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; itout-herods Herod:5 Prayyou,avoidit. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstrp 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 - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...(for the most part) are capable of nothing hut inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion...overdone is from the purpose of playing : whose end is — to hold as 'twere, the mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image,...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...would have such a fellow whipped for out-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...that you o'erstep 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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...(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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...such a fellow whipped for o'cr-doing Termagant; it out-hcrods Herod:* Fray you, avoid it. l Ptaij. l 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 tiling jo overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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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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