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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... "
Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ... - Page 199
by Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 643 pages
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The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808 - 416 pages
...honour. Ham. 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 any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now,...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

1808
...not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, and the word to 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, the end of which both was and is, to hold,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 pages
...that uses it. 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 nature ; whose end, both at the first and now, was...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811 - 530 pages
...you, avoid it. 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'er-step not the modesty of nature: for any thi. g so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was,...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Glossarial index

William Shakespeare - 1811
...Mohammed. 9 out-herods Herod :] The character of Hfrod in the ancient mysteries, was always a violent one. the word to 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 end, both at the first, and now,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 414 pages
...honour. Ham. 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 any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now,...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
...the noble mind Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind. 46. DRAMATIC ACTION. Suit the action to the word ; the word to the action: with this special...observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of Nature. 47- ACTORS. Let those who play clowns speak no more than is set down for them. For there be that...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 420 pages
...honour. Ham. 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 any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now,...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 310 pages
...you, avoid it. 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 any thing so overdone, is from the purpose of playing ; whose end is to bold, as 'twere,...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...honour. ' Ham. 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 any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing; whose end, both at the first and now, was...
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