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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 ; for anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing... "
Classic Selections from the Best Authors - Page 136
by Samuel Silas Curry - 1888 - 182 pages
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 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...overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirrour up to nature ; to show virtue '...
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The Tatler, Volume 1

1804
...part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shew, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant ; it outherods Herod : pray...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, wa^, and...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - 1803
...are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shews, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'er-doing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod : pray...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 Tatler, Volume 1

1803
...part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shew, and noise: I would have such a fellow wbipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant; it outherods Herod: pray...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 speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...of nothing but inexplicable dumb shews and noise : I would have such a- fellow whipp'd for o'erdomg termagant ; it out-herods Herod. Pray you , avoid...that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose ┬źnd , both at the first and now , was...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 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...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 Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 14

William Shakespeare - 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...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 Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 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...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 Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Elizabeth Inchbald - 1808
...for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod : Tray you, avoid it. 1 Act. I warrant your honour. Ham. 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 British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod : Tray you, avoid it. 1 Act . I warrant your honour. Ham. 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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