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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. "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 264
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1818
...freedom. / 4 The meaner people then seem to have sat in the pit. s Herod's character was always violent. 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 't were, the mirrour up to nature ; to show virtue...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show and noise. Pray you, avoid it. .<-.i^ti > **&$i-..— 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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise ; I would have such a fellow Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erntep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of nature ; whose...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but lot your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action...overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose end is — to hold, as 'twere, the mirror ap to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...(fur the must 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...word to the* action ; with this special observance, tliat you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...place, and the Herowdys taken his schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. SXEEVENS. discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word,...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirrour up to nature : to show virtue her...
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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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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to die word, the word to the action ; with this special observance,...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, hoth at first, and now, was, ana is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her...
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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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