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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 Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing termagant; it outherods 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 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

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...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 shew 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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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...shows, and noise: I would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herodf. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham....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 Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 5

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod: 'Pray 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 mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her...
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The Plays, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1824
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods HerodJ : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of na* Reprimand him with freedom. •f* The meaner people then seeui to have sat in the pit. ture : for...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; itout-herods Herod:5 Prayyou,avoidit. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstrp not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...perriwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings ; who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but...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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