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" Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue : but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 171
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 452 pages
...unsympathetic figure of the anxious author trying to get his piece acted properly: 'Speak the speech I pray you as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue' (although one would like to know what a professional Elizabethan company thought of those amateur authors...
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Stutter

Marc Shell - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 341 pages
...Claudius was. At a crucial moment in the play, though, Hamlet requests of the Players: "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue." The meaning of the term tripping has an internal dialectic that relates to walking and talking. On...
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The Way We Were

Dick Curtis - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 228 pages
...director himself ... as evidenced by Hamlet's speech to the players, when he said . . .Speak the speech I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue . . . but if you mouth it, as many of your players do ... I had as leif the town crier spoke my lines." The old actor then proceeded to...
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Shakespeare's Friends

Kate Pogue - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 183 pages
...following words, if he himself did not provide an example of their practical application: Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you trippingly on the tongue, but if you mouth it as many of your players do, I had as leif the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much with...
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The Shakespeare Chronicles

James Boyle - Fiction - 2006 - 200 pages
...the players - telling them not to overact, but to hold "the mirror up to nature." "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue: but if you mouth it as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines." How stupid of Quandary not to realise...
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How to Talk: Meeting the Situations of Personal and Business Life and of ...

John Mantle Clapp, John Clapp, Mantle, Edwin A. Kane - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 660 pages
...Expressing the core in words that catch the ear because of their striking sound : "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines." "Of course, the personal equation...
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Tam Lin

Pamela Dean - Juvenile Fiction - 2006 - 468 pages
...Janet's knees and sank into his seat just as the sharp, clear voice of Hamlet said, "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue " Robin made an infuriating snort, but said nothing. The lights came up on the Players in their gorgeous,...
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Renaissance Drama 35

Mary Floyd-Wilson, Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr. - Drama - 2006 - 222 pages
...misnomer. Hamlet does not advise the player; he trains him to control his body. "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue," Hamlet says, emphasizing the physical disposition of tongue and lip.54 Do not "mouth it." Furthermore,...
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The Method Manual

Ed Kovens - Drama - 2006 - 188 pages
...seemed brand new. He did them with a slight Irish accent and when he said the lines "Speak the speech I pray you as I pronounced it to you trippingly on the tongue" and instead of the same old "Listentohowfastlcansaythesewords." I heard, "Speak the speech I pray you...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...sweet bells jangled out of tune and harsh. Hamlet act 3, sc. 1, 1. 158 (1601) 200 Speak the speech, der and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of Hamlet act 3, sc. 2, 1. 1 (1601) 201 I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant. It...
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