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The British theatre, or, A collection of plays, which are acted at the ... - Page 44
by Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
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The Works of Shakespear: In Six Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, Sir Thomas Hanmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1745
...her own feature, fcorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and preffure. Now this over-done or come tardy off though it make...unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve: the cenfure 4/of one of which, x muft in your allowance o'er-fway a whole theatre of others. Oh, there...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...action ; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...judicious grieve ; the censure of which one, must, in your allowance,1 o'er- weigh a whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, —...
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The Tatler, Volume 3

Donald Frederic Bond - English essays - 1987
...mirrour up to nature ; to shew virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. Now this, over-done,...that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, anil that highly — not to speak it profanely, that, neither having the accent of Christians, nor...
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The Tatler

Joseph Addison, Alexander Chalmers, Sir Richard Steele - 1822
...mil rour up to nature; to shew virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. Now this, over-done,...theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play,—and heard others praise, and that highly—not to speak it profanely, that, neither having...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1805
...her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure.1 Now this, overdone, or come tardy off, though it make...but make the judicious grieve; the censure of which one,2 must, in your allowance,3 o'er-weigh a whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1805
...her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure.1 Now this, overdone, or come tardy off, though it make...but make the judicious grieve; the censure of which one,2 must, in your allowance,3 o'er-weigh a whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have...
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Notes Upon Some of the Obscure Passages in Shakespeare's Plays: With Remarks ...

John Howe Baron Chedworth - 1805 - 375 pages
...body of the time means the particular view and follies of the age we live in. P. 385.— 300.— 175. now this over-done, or- come tardy off, though it...unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve. I read, with Theobald, or come tardy of. P. 410.— 322. — 208. Ham. Now could I drink hot blood,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough, Nicholas Rowe - History - 1807
...mirror up to nature ; to shew virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure '. Now this, over-done,...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that 1 have seen play, — and leard others praise, and that highly, — not to >)« ak t profanely ''',...
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The Literary panorama

Literary Criticism - 1807
...principal incidents and characters. And indeed as Shakespeare again observes, " Now this, overdone, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make...your allowance, o'erweigh a whole theatre of others." Besides, on referring to the. Dramatis Persona?, we perceive Meneniu» is describee! as the friend...
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The Literary Panorama, Volume 1

Charles Taylor - English literature - 1807
...principal incidents and characters. And indeed as Shakespeare again observes, " Now this, overdone, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make...judicious grieve ; the censure of which one, must, in you* allowance, o'enveigh a whole theatre of others." Besides, on referring to the Dramatis Persons,...
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