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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 Shakespeare Water-cure

Larks - 1883 - 40 pages
...(interrupting.) Nay, nay, nor be not too hasty, neither, but let . your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action. Oph. (rent's slowly :) . Wi./? wherefore thus? and whence should it be so? .... Oh ! what forbodes...
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New Elocution and Vocal Culture

Robert Kidd - 1883 - 504 pages
...given on this subject than that of Hamlet to the players: "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 overstep not the modesty of nature." If faithfully observed,...
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The Use of the Voice in Reading and Speaking: A Manual for Clergymen and ...

Francis Thayer Russell - 1883 - 348 pages
...habit of action, whether awkward or graceful, is at variance with the demands of variety of style. " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action." In conclusion, the power there is in variety, both as regards the relief to the ear of the listener,...
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Royal cabinet birthday book of quotations and proverbs

Royal cabinet birthday book - 1884
...much bed makes a dull head. — Govern your passions, or otherwise they will govern you. — Horace-. Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action. 6 Too many cooks spoil the broth. Too far east Is west. 8 - Too much liberty spoils all. — MaDiued...
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The Preceptor: Being a Simple System for Enabling Young Men to Acquire a ...

John Nicholson - 1885 - 114 pages
...if ever, wins the heart. 3. Without paying too much attention to gesture and elocution, it is well to suit the action to the word and the word to the action, and throw special force into those phrases containing the leading points you wish to convey. 4. Never imitate...
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Common School Elocution and Oratory: a Manual of Vocal Culture Based Upon ...

Isaac Hinton Brown - 1885 - 305 pages
...concealed dis PERSE it. A. e. Melt and dis PEL, ye specter doubts! 212. General Hints Upon Gesture. 1. " 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." 2. Be definite and...
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Hints on Teaching and Lecturing on Phonography: With Notes on Shorthand ...

Henry Pitman - 1885 - 175 pages
...it alone, for he lost his cause by the jest." Whatever action be used, it should be appropriate. " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action." Unstudied action is generally the most graceful and effective ; and the highest result of art is to...
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The Philosophy of Education: Or, The Principles and Practice of ..., Parts 1-4

Thomas Turner Tate - 1885 - 400 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 Synthetic Philosophy of Expression as Applied to the Arts of Reading ...

Moses True Brown - 1886 - 298 pages
...conceptions. lion. Shakespeare sensed the true law of values and proportions when he wrote : — • " Suit the action to the word, And the word to the action : " — which was a unique way of enforcing outer correspondences of inner conditions. The hand and...
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A Cosmopolitan Actor: His Adventures All Over the World

J. Burdett Howe - 1888 - 242 pages
...I'll go no further." Never shall I forget what ensued, for he carefully followed the advice of Hamlet, to " suit the action to the word and the word to the action." lie took the stage at certain sentences, he returned close to me, and waved his martial truncheon over...
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