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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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Dramatic Table Talk: Or, Scenes, Situations, & Adventures, Serious ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - Actors - 1825
...such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. 1 i'l.iy. 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 shew virtue her...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...(for the most part) are capable of nothing hut inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you avoid it. 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 image,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes ..., Part 25, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1826
...quareller, killer, tamer or ruler of the universe; the child of the earthquake and of the thunder, 1 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 mirrour up to nature; to show virtue her...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Trismegistus is the deity meant ; for Trimegisto and Termegisto are also names of thisTermagamit? 1 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 mirrour up to nature; to show virtue her...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1826
...the universe ; the child of the earthquake and of the thunder, 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Hum. 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 mirrour up to nature; to show virtue her...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and ..., Volume 4

English drama - 1826
...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,...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 Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...whipped for out-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your hononr. 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 Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...whipped for out-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honcvr. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...the word, the word to the action; with this special observant*, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but let 15 your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action...overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to and body of the time, his form and pressure. Now this, overdone,...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 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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