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" Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature; for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing,... "
The Tatler - Page 265
1803
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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
...periwig-pated fellow, tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings. It out-herods HEROD : pray you, avoid it. " Be not...discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Tatler

English essays - 1809
...are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shews, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray...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
...schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. Steevens. J Play. I warrant your honour. "Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...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 plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Steevens. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, hut let your own discretion he your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special ohservance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Steevens. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham, Be not too tame neither, hut let your own discretion he your tutor: suit the action to the word, the •word to the action ; with this special ohservance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thing so everdone is from the purpose...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - Oratory - 1810
...periwig-pated fellow, tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings. It out-herods HEROD : pray you, avoid it. " Be not...neither ; but let your own discretion be your tutor. S^it the action to the word, and the word to the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstep...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811
...nothing but inexplicable dumb shows, and noise: I would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-t'.oing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it....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
...be 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
...o'er-doing Termagant ;* it out-herods Herod :9 Pray you, avoid it. J Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, ' periwig-pated — .] This is a ridicule on the quantity of false hair worn in Shakspeare's time,...
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