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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... "
Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose - Page 691
by Vicesimus Knox - 1797
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The Storyteller's Guide: Storytellers Share Advice for the Classroom ...

William Mooney - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 208 pages
...dumbshows and noise. I would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant. It out-herods Herod. Pray 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,...
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The Voice in Speech

Albert Haberstro - 1996 - 100 pages
...show and noise. I would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant ; it- out-herods Herod. Pray 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,...
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Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Women

William Shakespeare, Simon Dunmore - Performing Arts - 1997 - 120 pages
...but inexplicable dumb shows and noise ... ... 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...
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Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Men

William Shakespeare, Simon Dunmore - Performing Arts - 1997 - 120 pages
...but inexplicable dumb shows and noise ... ... 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...
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Shakespeare and the Law

Dunbar Plunket Barton - Drama - 1929 - 167 pages
...dumb-shows and noise. I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod; pray 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,...
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Author's Pen and Actor's Voice: Playing and Writing in Shakespeare's Theatre

Robert Weimann - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 298 pages
...but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. [. . .] 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 o'erdone is from...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 148 pages
...avoid it. PLAYER I warrant your honor. HAMLET 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 20 so overdone is from...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...interpret Hamlet's advice as self-instruction: 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 o'erdone is from...
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The Klingon Hamlet

Lawrence Schoen - Fiction - 2001 - 240 pages
...it. First Player I warrant your honour. Hamlet 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...
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Hamlet: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke : the First Folio of 1623 ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 261 pages
...Herod. Pray you, avoid it. I warrant your honour. 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...
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