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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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The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...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, —...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Elizabeth Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...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 British Essayists, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...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, over-done,...•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 British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...any thing so overdone is from the purpose of playing, the end of which both was and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature, — to shew virtue...form and pressure. Now this overdone, or come tardy of, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve, the censure of one of...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time,1 his form and pressure.* Now this, overdone, or come...but make the judicious grieve ; the censure of which one,s must, in your allowance,4 o'er-Weigh a whole theatre " Of bewtc and of boldnes I ber evermore...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811
...the mirror up to nature; to show virtue her 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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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1812
...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,...cannot but make the judicious grieve ; the censure of one of which must, in your allowance, o'erweigh a whole theatre of others. Oh ! there be players that...
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The Enquirer: Or, Literary, Mathematical, and Philosophical ..., Volume 2

William Marrat, Pishey Thompson - 1812
...was, and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature; — novr this overdone, or come tardy of?', though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make...allowance o'erweigh a whole theatre of others. — O ! reform it altogether." — Of a similar opinion is Mr. J. Buines,jitn. JHN near Leeds, says, in most...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...overdone 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...your allowance o'erweigh a whole theatre of others. Oh, there be players that I have seen play, and heard others praise, and that highly, (not to speak...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...overdone is from the purpose of playing ; whose end, both at the fast and now, was and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature ; to shew Virtue her...must in your allowance o'erweigh a whole theatre of otherst Oh, there be players that I have seen play, .and heard others praise, and that highly, (not...
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