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" O, it offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 306
1875
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...its primitive signification, means a fish which always keeps at the bottom of the water. STEEVENS. 7 who, for the most part, are CAPABLE of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows, and noise :] ie have a capacity for o'er-doing Termagant 3 ; it out-herods Herod B : Pray you, avoid it. nothing...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...to have worn them most generally. So, in Every Woman in her Humour, 1609 ; " — as none wear hood* passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings 6 ; who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows, and noise 7 : I would...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...O ! il offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious periwigpated fellow tear a passion to titters, to very rags, to. split the ears of the groundlings;...have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing termagant; it outherods Herod. — Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither ; but let your own discretion be...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...temperance, that may give it smoothness. Oh ! It offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious, periwig pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to...of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise. Pray you avoid it. Be not too tame, neither ; but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness. O, it offends me to the soul, to near a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings;i who, for uie most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show, and noise:...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...temperance, that may give it smoothness. O, it offends me to . the soul, to hear a robustious periwig-pated6 fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings7 ; who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows, and noise;...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 84

1823
...good sense can scarcely present to you a more ridiculous figure. Behold him in the. act of ' tearing a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings,' groaned at by the boxes, hissed by the galleries, pelted by the pit (here Dick gave an involuntary...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness. O, it offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to...have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; it out-herods Herodf. Pray you, avoid it. Play. I warrant your honour. Ham. Be not too tame neither,...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 5

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness. O, it offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to...dumb shows and noise : I would have such a fellow whipp'd for o'erdoing Termagant ; it out-herods Herod: 'Pray you, avoid it. 1 Act. I warrant your honour....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness. O, it oflends me to the soul, to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to...part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb show, and noise : I would have such a fellow whipped for o'er-doing Termagant; itout-herods Herod:5...
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