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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 dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form, and pressure.8 Now this, overdone, or come tardy off, though it make...judicious grieve ; the censure of which one, must, in your allowance,3 o'erweigh a whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, — and...
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An Essay Upon the Ghost Belief of Shakespeare

Alfred Thomas Roffe - Ghost in literature - 1851 - 31 pages
...the very age and body of the time, its form and pressure. Now this, overdone, or come tardy off, tho' it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious...your allowance, o'erweigh a whole theatre of others " Now assuming that these were Shakespeare's own views upon Playing, and it does not seem likely that...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...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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Dramatic Works: From the Text of Johnson, Stevens and Reed; with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure, t Now this, overdone, or come tardy off, though it make...your allowance,! o'erweigh a whole theatre of others. 0, there be players, that I have seen play, — and heard others praise, and that highly — not to...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure, t Now this, overdone, or come tardy off, though it make...the censure of which one, must, in your allowance, 1 o'erweigh a whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play,— and heard others...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...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...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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School elocution : or The young academical orator

William Herbert - 1853 - 192 pages
...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, neither...
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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

Readers - 1853 - 452 pages
...mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and the body of the time, his form and pressure. Now this, overdone,...whole theatre of others. O, there be players, that I have seen play, — Land heard others praise, and that highly, — not to speak it profanely, that,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1853
...mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very acre and body trange, 'twas passing strange; (1) Open proof. (!)...the fictitious creature so called. (4) My behaviour. o'cr-weigh a whole theatre of others. O, there be players, ihnl I have seen play, — and heard others...
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Stratford as Connected with Shakespeare: And the Bard's Rural Haunts

Edwin Lees - Dramatists, English - 1854 - 66 pages
...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,...your allowance, o'erweigh a whole theatre of others." Such advice as this, with reference to its peculiar subject, is indeed "for all times," and as judicious...
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