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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...such a fellow whipped for o'cr-doing Termagant; it out-hcrods Herod:* Fray you, avoid it. l Ptaij. l warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstcp not the modesty of nature: for any tiling jo overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

English essays - 1829 - 264 pages
...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...with this special observance, that you o'erstep not tbe modesty of nature : for any thing sn overdone is from tbe purpose of playing, whose end, both at...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...character of Herod, in the ancient mysteries, •was always a violent one.— STEEVIMS. u2 cretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, the word...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 Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...one.—STEEVENS. 0 tut-kmd's Herod:'] The character of Herod, in the ancient mysteries, u2 cretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word...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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Tatler & Guardian

1831 - 244 pages
...such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. Be not loo tame neither, but let your own discretion be your...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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...(for the most part) are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb-show 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'crstep not the modesty of nature : for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show 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 both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her own...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 404 pages
...whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; 15 but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose end, both at the first, and now, was,...
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Select plays from Shakspeare; adapted for the use of schools and young ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...who then sat in the pit. 4 Termagant was an uprorious Saracen deity, famous in the old Moralities. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...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 - 1836
...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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