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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 Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 14

William Shakespeare - 1844
...whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it outherods Herod.1 Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honor. 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 general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845
...could have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing termagent ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. this special observance, that you o'erstep not the...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...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 350 pages
...have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it outHerods Herod. Pray you avoid it. 3. But 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 i^ to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up lo nature ; to show virtue her own...
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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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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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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1847
...temperance, that may give it smoothness. 0, it offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious pcriwig-pated ' fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to...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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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1848
...whipped for 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...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 reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848
...could 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 first and now, was and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to Nature ; to show Virtue her own...
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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...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...
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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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