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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 Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 268
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1807
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...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...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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The Tatler

Joseph Addison, Alexander Chalmers, Sir Richard Steele - 1822
...I would have such a fellow wbipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant; it outherods Herod: 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 mil rour up to nature; to shew virtue her...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod :9 Pray you, avoid 5t1 Play. l warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...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 speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...would have such a- fellow whipp'd for o'erdomg termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you , avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but let your own. discretion...so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose «nd , both at the first and now , was and is , to hold as 'twere , the mirror up to nature ; to'shew...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1805
...is constantly linked with Mahound, or Mohammed. 9 uut-herods Herod:] The character of Herod in the the word to the action; with this special observance,...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 Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1805
...is constantly linked with Mahound, or Mohammed. 9 out-herods Herod:] The character of Herod in th« the word to the action; with this special observance,...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 speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 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

Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1808
...not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action, with this special observance,...thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, the end of which both was and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature, — to shew virtue her...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1809
...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...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, Joseph Dennie, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1809
...place, and the Herowdys taken his schaffalde, and Annas and Cayphas their schaffaldys," &c. Steevens. J Play. I warrant your honour. "Ham. Be not too tame...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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