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" And let those, that play your clowns, speak no more than is set down for them:' for there be of them, that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too; though, in the mean time, some necessary question of the play... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 141
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...Chamberlain's Men's fellows may well be indicated in Hamlet in which Hamlet pointedly urges his actors: And let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them — 21 Was this an allusion to Kemp having outworn his extempore style of comic acting? Certainly after...
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...Chamberlain's Men's fellows may well be indicated in Hamlet in which Hamlet pointedly urges his actors: And let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them—21 Was this an allusion to Kemp having outworn his extempore style of comic acting? Certainly...
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Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory

Mary Thomas Crane - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 288 pages
...agency and social mobility that are of central concern in the earlier play. Having urged the players to "let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them, for there be of them that will themselves laugh to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though...
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The Klingon Hamlet

Lawrence Schoen - Fiction - 2001 - 240 pages
...humanity so abominably. First Player I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us, sir. Hamlet O, reform it altogether. And let those that play your...speak no more than is set down for them: for there be of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too; though,...
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Hamlet: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke : the First Folio of 1623 ...

William Shakespeare, Nick De Somogyi - Drama - 2001 - 259 pages
...they imitated humanity so abominably. I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us, sir. Oh, reform it altogether. And let those that play your...speak no more than is set down for them - for there be of them that will themselves laugh to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though...
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Hamlet

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost, Roger Payne - Drama - 2001 - 32 pages
...about too much. He is particularly stern on clowns who play their parts for 'laughs'. He says, '. . .let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them - for there be some of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too,...
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Reading Shakespeare's Dramatic Language

Sylvia Adamson - Drama - 2001 - 321 pages
...comic actors who would not stick to the script we may infer from Hamlet's instruction to the players - 'let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them' (3.2.39-40); but he cannot have expected every member of his audience to pick up every sally quickfired...
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Shakespeare and the Poets' War

James P. Bednarz - History - 2013 - 266 pages
...1599. And he even shares a measure of Jonsons anxiety when he has Hamlet urge the traveling actors to "let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them," since unscripted improvisation prompts "barren spectators" to laugh when "some necessary question of...
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The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

William Shakespeare, Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan - Drama - 1998 - 1360 pages
...imitated humanity so abominably. I PLAYER I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us. HAMLET O reform it altogether. And let those that play your...speak no more than is set down for them - for there be of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though...
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Amleto

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 320 pages
...humanity so abominably. F1RST PLAYER I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us, sir. HAMLET O, reform it altogether! And let those that play your...speak no more than is set down for them. For there be of them that will themselves laugh to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though...
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