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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 Magazine, Charivari, and Courrier Des Dames: A ..., Volumes 1-2

1840
...that may give it smoothness.—Be not too tame neither; but let your own discretion be your tutor; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature. — Since my dear soul was mistress of her choice, And could of men distinguish her election, She hath...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1841 - 535 pages
...well-strung bow,— Popí. Suit Is employed for Intellectual or moral objects; 'Suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special observance, that you o'erslep not the modesty of nature.'— SHAKSFEARE. So also liilraiisllively ; III mitt It now the...
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The Works of Shakespere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. 1 st Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'er-step 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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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. lsi Plag. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'er-step 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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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. l Play. I warrant your honour. Hewn. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...that you o'er-step 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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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843
...o'er-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herod5: pray you avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. 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 playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...Ter'gament ; it o"utherods He'rod, — Pray y"ou, avoid-it. Be not too tam'e, nei'ther ; but, let your discretion be your tu'tor. Suit the a'ction to the...wo'rd, the wo'rd to the ac'tion, with this special obserVauce, that you o'erste'p-not-the-modesty of nature : for, anything so overd'one/ is from the...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...neither; but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action — to the word, the too*"* — 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; whose end, both at the^rst, and now, wan, and...
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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - Elocution - 1846 - 440 pages
...groundlings, who, for the most part, \ are capable of nothing - but inexplicable dumb sfwws, and noise. \ Pray you, avoid it. \ Be not too tame, - neither ;...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 ;...
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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture ...

Merritt Caldwell - Elocution - 1846 - 357 pages
...say, whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may g've it smoothness. " Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...the action; with this special observance, that you o'erslep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose...
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