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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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How to Read Character in Features, Forms, & Faces: A Guide to the General ...

Henry Frith - 1891 - 112 pages
...absurd and ridiculous a false or unsuited gesture is when we are speaking a poem or acting a play. To suit the action to the word and the word to the action, the words being another's words and the actions our own, is oftentimes difficult, and, badly done,...
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The New York Supplement

1891
...In order to keep up the high sense of honor in th« dramatic profession, its members must not forget "to suit the action to the word, and the word to the action." The license given to Brady does not disable the plaintiff from maintaining the action. He is the owner...
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The Aborigines of New South Wales

John Fraser (of New South Wales.) - 1892 - 102 pages
...bearing the name of woman. Her eloquence was great, if wo may judge by the noise she made. She ' suited the action to the word and the word to the action,' and, as often as a man lifted a spear to throw, she interposed herself. Her violence was becoming outrageous,...
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Proceedings ..., Volumes 1-3

National Speech Arts Association - 1893
...science and art of elocution, that has never been equaled since by any teacher. Shakespeare said : " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action, with this special observance—that you overstep not the modesty of nature." This is a very practical...
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The Essentials of Elocution: By Alfred Ayres

Alfred Ayres - 1897 - 174 pages
...out-herods Herod. Pray you avoid it. 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'erstep not the mod79 esty of nature for anything so overdone...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 68

1898
...the right place? And even a greater than Swift or Voltaire is not much more practical as a teacher. " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action," says Hamlet. " Be not too tame neither. Let your own discretion he your tutor." Can you trust your...
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Tennyson, Ruskin, Mill and Other Literary Estimates

Frederic Harrison - 1899 - 322 pages
...the right place? And even a greater than Swift or Voltaire is not much more practical as a teacher. ' Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action,' says Hamlet. ' Be not too tame neither. Let your own discretion be your tutor.' Can you trust your...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 49

1900
...epitome of elocutionary instruction given by that prince of poets and wisest of men, Shakespeare — "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." While the distinction between...
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Boy: A Sketch, Volume 1

Marie Corelli - 1900 - 340 pages
...limp with horror, — Rattling Jack had been so extremely realistic in his description — suiting the action to the word, and the word to the action, — and at the " chuckle-chuckle in my windpipe " he had made such an appalling noise that Boy felt it would...
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How to Gesture

Edward Amherst Ott - 1902 - 126 pages
...in the same tone that he uses in the impassioned parts of his sermon, will soon weary his hearers. " Suit the action to the word, and the word to the action." Stage " Business " Much judgment and good taste are required in determining just how far the orator...
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