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" 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, whose end, both at the first and now, was and is, to hold, as 'twere,... "
Hamlet
by William Shakespeare - 1971 - 104 pages
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1821
...too tame neither, uut let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, the \t ord to the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for anj' thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at first, and now, was, and...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant8; it out-herods Herod9: Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham, Be not too tame neither,...that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature; for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...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...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of play^ ing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was,...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing termagant; it outherods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing; whose end, both at the. first and now, was and...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1823
...honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to die word, the word to the action ; with this special observance,...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, hoth at first, and now, was, ana is,...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 5

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod: 'Pray you, avoid it. 1 Act. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : For any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herodf. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and...
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The Plays, Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - 1824
...such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods HerodJ : Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of na* Reprimand him with freedom. f* The meaner people then seeui to have sat in the pit. ture : for...
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The dramatic works of Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson and Stevens [sic ...

William Shakespeare - 1824
...honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let yuar own discretion be your tutor : suit the actkm to the word, the word to the action ; with this special...that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : for any tiling so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose ead, both at the first, and now, was,...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

Charles Lamb, Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...have such a fellow whipped for out-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...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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