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Page 75 - Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor : suit the action to the word, the word to the action ; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature...
Page 75 - Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue : but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines.
Page 76 - Are of a most select and generous chief in that. Neither a borrower nor a lender be : For loan oft loses both itself and friend ; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all, — to thine own self be true ; And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
Page 75 - ... 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. Now this overdone or come tardy off, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve; the censure of the which one must in your allowance o'erweigh a whole theatre of others.
Page 76 - Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, Raze out the written troubles of the brain And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart ? Doct.
Page 27 - OF THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTIE PRINCE JAMES, BY THE GRACE OF GOD KING OF GREAT BRITAINE, FRANCE, AND IRELAND, Defender of the Faith, etc., Pvblished by JAMES, BISHOP OF WINTON, and Deane of his Maiesties Chappel Royall, i Reg.
Page 104 - LL we are falne upon the ill fortune, to mingle two the most diuerse things that can bee, feare, and rashnesse; rashnesse in the enterprize, and feare of the successe. For, when we valew the places your HH sustaine, we cannot but know their dignity greater, then to...
Page 72 - And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.