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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 Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ... - Page 216
by William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays,: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod : Tray you, avoid it. 1 Act . I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame, neither,...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 Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays,: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod : Tray you, avoid it. 1 Act. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame, neither,...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 Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...such a feiIdwetyvbi'ppAt'for oserdoing termagant; it out-herods Hetod. Pray; you atgjd it;™" t'; * Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstepnot the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action, with this special observance,...thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, the end of which both was and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature, — to shew virtue her...
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The British Essayists, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor; suit the action to the word, the word lo the action ; with this special observance, that you...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 British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Tatler

English essays - 1809
...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...the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is om the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...place, and the Herowdys taken his schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. Steevens. J Play. I warrant your honour. "Ham. Be not too tame...to the action ; with this special observance, that youo'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thing so •verdone is from the purpose of playing,...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811
...would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-t'.oing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thi. g so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...then to be considered. That's villanious, and shows a most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses 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 nature ; whose end, both at the first and now, was and...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Glossarial index

William Shakespeare - 1811
...Mohammed. 9 out-herods Herod :] The character of Hfrod in the ancient mysteries, was always a violent one. the word to the action ; with this special observance,...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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