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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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Hand Book for Visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon (England) - 1851 - 40 pages
...the drama, an extract from his own lecture on the subject in " Hamlet" fully shows :— " Let your discretion be your tutor, suit the action to the word,...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 first, and now, was, and...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...out-herods Herod : I pray you avoid it. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be yovn tutor : suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with ih is special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty nf nature ; for anything so overdone is...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show and noise. I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-Herods Herod. Pray...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...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show and noise. I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-Herods Herod. Pray...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...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : 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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Dramatic Works: From the Text of Johnson, Stevens and Reed; with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : 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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School elocution : or The young academical orator

William Herbert - 1853 - 192 pages
...dumb show, and noise ; I would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er doing Termagant ; it out-herod's Herod : Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither,...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature ; for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both first and now, was, and is, to...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray you, avoid it. 1»i 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 Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 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. 187. Studies to be pursued according to taste and pleasure. Continue your resolve, To...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...o'er-doing Termagant; itoul-hcrods Herod:' Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. n people. Cor. You should account me the more virtuous...love. I will, air, flatter my »worn brother the p ob servance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose...
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