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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 American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...dumb shows and noise ; I would have such a fellow whipt for overdoing Termaglht, it out-Herods Herod ; pray you avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit che action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special observance,...
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Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1820 - 466 pages
...avoid it. 1 PLAY. I warrant your 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'er-step not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone is from...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...groundlings; who, (for the most part) are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. 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 Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Herowdys taken his schaffdlde, and Annas and Cayphus. their schqffaldys," &c. STJBEVENS. 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 thing so overdone is from...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...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, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature: for any thing so overdone is from...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your 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'er-step not the modesty of nature; for any thing so overdone is from...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...shows, and noise: I would have such a fellow whipp'd 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...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...shows and noise ; I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing termagant; it outherods 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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...groundlings ; who, (for the most part) are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. 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 Plays, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1824
...avoid it. 1 Play. I warrant your 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 na* Reprimand him with freedom. •f* The...
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