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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 Elements of Reading and Oratory

Henry Mandeville - Elocution - 1850 - 356 pages
...let your own 7 discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word1 ; the word to the act-tori^ : with this special observance"^ : that you o'erstep...over-done 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...
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 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...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 DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; ILLISTRATED: EMBRACING A LIFE OF ...

1851
...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 dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text ..., Part 50, 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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An Essay Upon the Ghost Belief of Shakespeare

Alfred Thomas Roffe - Ghost in literature - 1851 - 31 pages
...views of the Artistic in Acting, and substituting for the word Playing, the word Poetry. 14" Let your discretion be your Tutor ; suit the Action to the...that you o'erstep not the modesty of Nature ; for anything so done is from the purpose of Poetry, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is,...
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Hand Book for Visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon (England) - 1851 - 40 pages
...the drama, an extract from his own lecture on the subject in " Hamlet" fully shows :— " Let your discretion be your tutor, suit the action to the word,...observance, 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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