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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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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture ...

Merritt Caldwell - Elocution - 1846 - 357 pages
...say, whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may g've it smoothness. " Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...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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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - Elocution - 1846 - 440 pages
...most part, \ are capable of nothing - but inexplicable dumb sfwws, 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'erstcp not the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone \ is from the purpose / of playing ;...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at first and now, was and is,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...inexplicable dumb show, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoiug Termagant ; it ouWierods Herod : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your...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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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...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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Dramatic Works: From the Text of Johnson, Stevens and Reed; with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...ears of the groundlings ;* who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for...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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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...ears of the groundlings;* who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for...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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, — whose end, both at the first and now, was...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, — whose end, both at the first and now, was...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. 1ģi Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...that you o'er-step 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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