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" Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, and the word to the action... "
The Edinburgh Annual Register - Page 129
edited by - 1812
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Proceedings of the Meeting of the Convention of American ..., Issues 1-3

Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf - 1850
...this special observance," in the words of Hamlet, " that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature." If to " suit the action to the word, and the word to the action," be theatrical, let him do so if he but regulate his action by the dictates of a sound judgment and...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

1850
...expression from Hamlet (Act iii.5 sc. 2), where the prince is giving directions to the players — " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action "—which contains in one short sentence the whole art and mystery of dramatic personation. It was...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1850
...expression from Hamlet (Act iii., sc. 2), where the prince is giving directions to the players — " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action " — which contains in one short sentence the whole art and mystery of dramatic personation. It was...
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Apophthegms from the plays of Shakespeare, by C. Lyndon

William Shakespeare - 1850
...their birth (wherein they are not guilty, since nature cannot choose his origin) .. Ham. a. I s. 4 Suit the action to the word and the word to the action.. Ham. a. 3 s. 2 Since my dear soul was mistress of her choice and could of men distinguish her election,...
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Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York, Issues 22-44

New York (State). Legislature. Assembly - 1851
...this special observance," in the words of Hamlet, " that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature." If to " suit the action to the word, and the word to the action," be theatrical, let him do so if he but regulate his action by the dictates of a sound judgment and...
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Annual Report and Documents of the New York Institution for the ..., Volume 32

New-York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb - 1851
...this special observance," in the words of Hamlet, " that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature." If to " suit the action to the word, and the word to the action," be theatrical, let him do so if he but regulate his action by the dictates of a sound judgment and...
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Pen and Pencil, Volume 1

1853
...he personates but one character, it is impossible for him, unassisted by dress, scenery, and actors, to "suit the action to the word, and the word to the action." We are, nevertheless, not absolutely opposed to these entertainments, but we don't fancy them exactly,...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
...late an heretic, As firm as faith. MW iv. 4. ACTION, DRAMATIC. Let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, and the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone...
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The Exhibition Speaker: Containing Farces, Dialogues, and Tableaux, with ...

P. A. Fitzgerald - 1855 - 268 pages
...(R.) I warrant your honor. Ham. Be not too tame, neither; but let youf own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, and the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'er step not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone...
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The Fifth, Or, Elocutionary Reader, in which the Principles of Elocution are ...

Salem Town - 1855 - 480 pages
...and noise. Pray you avoid it. 8. Be not too tame, either ; but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action — with this special observance, that you o'eratep not the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone,...
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