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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 British Essayists - Page 257
1823
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 21

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...suits with fortune, That would give more, but that her hand lacks means. Shakspeare. Suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature. Id. Hamlet. I would I could find in my heart that I had not a hard heart ; for truly I love none. —...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...avoid it, 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, hut let your own discretion Ire your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special ob,*rvance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nanunnery, г ; and quickly too. Farewell. On/....
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...//•••.'. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to tint word, the word to the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstcp not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...groundlings ; who (for the most part) are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb-show and noise. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but...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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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise'. Pray you avoid it'. Be not too TAME', either'; but let your own discretion be your tutor'. Suit the...word', the word to the action' — with this special observance',0 that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature'; for any thing so overdone', is from the...
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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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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...groundlings ; who (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...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 wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...say) whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature. 36 — iii. 2. 607 The mirror of nature. Hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature; to shew virtue her...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...it. I Play. I wirrant your honour. Ham. Be not loo tame neither, but let your own discretion be vour tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the...with this special observance, that you o'erstep not Ihe modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness. .... Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature. 36 — iii. 2. 607 The mirror of nature. Hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature ; to show virtue...
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