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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... "
The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ... - Page 96
1808 - 400 pages
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Hamlet. Titus Andronicus

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
...the aftion to the word, the word to the aftion ; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : For, any thing so over-done...'twere the 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...
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The Tatler, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1803
...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...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...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1803
...o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod :9 Pray you, avoid 5t1 Play. l warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion...the 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...
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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...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...
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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...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...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1804
...o'er-doing 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...the action; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1805
...o'er-doing Termagant;8 it out-herods Herod:9 Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, 8 periwig-paterf — ] This is a ridicule on the quantity of false hair worn in Shakspeare's time,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1805
...o'er-doing Termagant ;8 it out-herods Herod :9 Pray you, avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, " per\\v\g-paterl — ] This is a ridicule on the quantity of false hair worn in Shakspeare's time,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 14

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...o'er-doing Termagant63; 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...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1807
...o'er-doing 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...the action ; with this special observance, that you o'er-step not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose...
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