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" ... twere, the mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes. To which ... - Page 1022
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
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Hamlet. Titus Andronicus

William Shakespeare - 1788
...over-done is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature ; to shew virtue her...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, and that highly, — not to speak it profanely, that,...
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The Tatler, Volume 1

English essays - 1803
...purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mil rour up to nature; to shew virtue her own feature, scorn...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play,—and heard others praise, and that highly—not to speak it profanely, that, neither...
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The Tatler, Volume 1

English essays - 1804
...purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first, and now, wa^, and is, to hold as 'twere the mirrour up to nature ; to shew virtue her own feature, scorn...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, anil that highly — not to speak it profanely, that,...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time hi* form and pressure. Now this, over-done, or come tardy...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, and that highly— not to speak it profanely, that,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1803
...mirrour up to nature ; to show virtue ' her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure.' -Now this, overdone,...judicious grieve ; the censure of which one, must, in your allowance,1 o'er- weigh a whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, —...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1804
...mirrour up to nature; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure. Now this, overdone,...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, and that highly, — not to speak it profanely, that,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 14

William Shakespeare - 1806
...mirrour up to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure. Now this, overdone,...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, and that highly, — not to speak it profanely, that,...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1807
...mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure. Now this, overdone,...whole theatre of others. O, there be players that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, and that highly, — not to speak it profanely, that,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...the very age and body of the time his form and pressure '. Now this, over-done, or come tardy on", , And seek their ruin that usurp'd our I have seen play, — and heard others praise, and that highly, — not to speak it profanely '", that,...
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The Literary panorama

1807
...principal incidents and characters. And indeed as Shakespeare again observes, " Now this, overdone, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make...your allowance, o'erweigh a whole theatre of others." Besides, on referring to the. Dramatis Persona?, we perceive Meneniuğ is describee! as the friend...
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