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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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THE EXHIBITION SPEAKER: CONTAINING FARCES, DIALOGUES, AND TABLEAUX, WITH ...

1856
...(R.) I warrant your honor. Ham. 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; with this special observance, that you o'er step not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone...
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The Exhibition Speaker: Containing Farces, Dialogues, and Tableaux : with ...

1856 - 268 pages
...(R.) I warrant your honor. Ham. 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; with this special observance, that you o'er step not the modesty of nature : for any thing so overdone...
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The Cambrian Journal

1856
...learned brotherhood of the wig and gown who surrounded him were, whose daily avocation taught them to suit the action to the word, and the word to the ear, so as to convince the mind of the justice or injustice of the matter represented, and at times...
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Progressive Fifth Elocutionary Reader

Salem Town - 1857
...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'erstep no the modesty of nature ; for any thing so overdone...
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The Story of My Life, Volume 1

Lord William Pitt Lennox - 1857
...school-room, tastefully ornamented with laurel branches, in the centre of which appeared the motto, " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action," formed in gold characters. A cold collation was laid in the dining-room, the door of which had been...
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The Philosophy of Education, Or, The Principles and Practice of Teaching ...

Thomas Tate (mathematical master.) - 1860 - 338 pages
...this way the instruction advances, step by step, with the progress of the pictorial representation. We suit the action to the word and the word to the action ; the one illustrates the other; the language of the exposition responds to the action of the teacher...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 20

1860
...swords!" Appropriate language and suitable action are inseparable from the idea of true eloquence. "Suit the action to the word and the word to the action" is surely the only model. The best patterns upon, this subject teach that the highest eloquence may...
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Number one; or, The way of the world, by Frank Foster, Volume 1

Daniel Puseley - 1862
...the spectators, that the particular part of Hamlet's address to the players, in which he exhorts them to " suit the action to the word and the word to the action " is entirely neglected by the amateur before them. Sheridan's amusing play of " The Critic ; or, a...
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Number One, Or, The Way of the World

Daniel Puseley - 1862 - 332 pages
...the spectators, that the particular part of Hamlet's address to the players, in which he exhorts them to " suit the action to the word and the word to the action " is entirely neglected by the amatcur before them. Sheridan's amusing play of " The Critic ; or, a...
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History of William Shakespeare, Player and Poet: With New Facts and Traditions

Stephen Watson Fullom - 1864 - 372 pages
...but we may judge what was his quality by Hamlet's instructions to the players. One who could so well "suit the action to the word and the word to the action," and who so fathomed " the purpose of playing," could be no ordinary performer. Rowe says that " the top...
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