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come.

And you, my sinews, grow not instant old,

Ham. .

Nay, but swear't. But bear me stitfly up!-Remember thee?

Hor.

In faith,
Ay, thou ponr ghost, while memory holds a seat My lord, not I.
In this distracted globe. Remember thee?

Mar.

Nor I, my lord, in faith.
Yea, from the table of my memory

Ham. Upon my sword.
I'll wipe away all trivial fond records,

Mar. We have sworn, my lord, already.
All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past, Ham. Indeed, upon my sword, indeed.
That youth and observation cnpied there;

Ghost. {Beneath.] Swear.
And thy commandment all alone shall live

Ham. Ha, ha, boy! say'st thou so ? art thou
Within the book and volume of my brain,

thore, true-penny!
Unmix'd with baser matter: yes,' by heaven. Come on, you hear this fellow in the cellarage,
O most pernicious woman!

Consent to swear.
O villain, villain, smiling, damned villain!

Hor.

Propose the oatli, my lord.
My tables, -meet it is, I set it down,

Ham, Never to speak of this that you have seen
That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain ; Swear by my sword.
At least, I am sure, it may be so in Denmark: Ghost. [Beneath.) Swear.

[Writing Ham. Hic el ubique ?4 then we'll shift ou So, uncle, there you are. Now to my word ;

ground:
It is, Aditu, adieu ! remember me.

Come hither, gentlemen,
I have sworn't.

And lay your hands upon my sword:
Hor. (Within.) My lord, my lord, -

Swear by my sword,
Mar. (Within.] Lord Hamlet,-

Never to speak of this that you have heard.
Hor. (Within.)

Heaven secure him! Ghost. (Beneath.] Swear by his sword.
Ham.

So be it. Ham. Well said, old mole? canst work i'the
Mar. (Within.) Illo, ho, ho, my lord!

earth so fast ? Ham. "Hillo, ho, ho, boy! come, bird, come. A worthy, pioneer!~Once more remove, good

friends. Enter Horatio and Marcellus,

Hor. O day and night, but this is wondrous Mar. How is't, my noble lord ?

strange!
Hor.

What news, my lord ? Ham. And therefore as a stranger give it wel
Ham. O, wonderful !
Hor.

Good my lord, tell it. There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Ham.

No; Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
You will reveal it.

But come;
Hor.

Not I, my lord, by heaven. Here, as besore, never, so help you mercy!
Mar.

Nor I, my lord. Liow strange or odd soc'er I bear myself,
Ham. How say you then; would heart of man As I, perchance, hereafter shall thinå meet
once think it ?--

To put an antic disposition on,
But you'll be secret,

That you, at such times, seeing me, never shall,
Hor. Mar.

Ay, by heaven, my lord. With arms encumber'd thus, or this head-shake, Ham. There's ne'er a villain, dwelling in all Or by pronouncing of some doubtsul phrase, Denmark,

As, Well

, well, we know ;-or, We could, an if we But he's an arrant knave.

woulil ;-or, If we list to speak ;--or, There be, an Hor. There needs no ghost, my lord, come from if they might;

Or such ambiguous giving out, to note
To tell us this.

That you know aught of me:-- This do you swear,
Ham. Why, right; you are in the right ; So grace and mercy at your most need help you !
And without more circumstance at all,

Ghost. (Beneath.] Swear,
I hold it fit, that we shake hands, and part:

ham. Rest, rest, perturbed spirit! So, gentlemen,
You, as your business, and desire, shall point with all my love i do commend me to you:
you;

And what so poor a man as Hamlet is
For every man hath business, and desire, May do, to express his love and friending to you,
Such as it is,--and, for my own poor part,

God willing, shall not lack. Let us go in together ;
Look you, I will go, pray.

And still your fingers on your lips, I pray,
Hor. These are but wild and whirling words, The time is out of joint;-0 cursed spite,

That ever I was born to set it right!
Ham. I am sorry they offend you, heartily; yes, Nay, come, let's go together.

[Exeunt.
'Faith, heartily.
Hor.

There's no offence, my lord.
Ham. Yes, by Saint Patrick, but there is, Horatio,
And much offence too, Touching this vision here; -
It is an honest ghost, that let me tell you ;

ACT II,
For your desire to know what is between'lis,
O'er-master it as you may. And now, good friends, SCENE I. - room in Polonius's house. · Enter
As you are friends, scholars, and soldiers,

Polonius and Reynaldo.
Give me one poor request.
Hor.

What is't, my lord ? Pol. Give him this money, and these notes, Reya
We will,

naldo.
Ham. Never make known what you have seen Rey. I will, my lord.
to-night.

Pol. You shalí do marvellous wisely, good Rey
Hor. Mar. My lord, we will not.

naldo,

Before you visit him, to make inquiry.
(1) Head. (2) Sayings, sentences,
Memorandum cook,

(4) Here and every where,

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Rey.

well :

may

or his behaviour.

Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth: Rey.

My lord, I did intend it. And thus do we of wisdom and of reach, Pol. Marry, well said: very well said. Look With windlaces, and with assays of bias,

By indirections find directions out; Inquire me first what Danskers? are in Paris ; So, by former lecture and advice, And how, and who, what means, and where they Shall you my son : You have me, have you not ? keep,

Rey. My lord, I have. What company, at what expense; and finding, Pol.

God be wi' you; sare you well. By this encompassment and drist of question, Rey. Good my lord, -That they do know my son, come you more nearer Pol. bserve his inclination in yourself. Than your particular demands will touch it:

Rey. I shall, my lord. Take you, as 'twere, some distant knowledge of Pol. And let him ply his music. him ;

Well, my lord. (Esil. As thus,-I know his father, and his friends, And, in part, him ;-Do you mark this, Reynaldo ?

Enter Ophelia. Rey. Ay, very well, my lord.

Pol. Farewell!-How now, Ophelia ? what's the Pol. And, in part, him;—but, you may say, not

matter?

Oph. O, my lord, my lord, I have been so afBut, if't be he I mean, he's rery wild;

frighted! Addicted so and so ;-and there put on him

Pol. With what, in the name of heaven ? What forgeries you please; marry, none so rank Oph. My lord, as I was sewing in my closet, As dishonour him; take heed of that; Lord Hamlet, -with his doublet all unbrac'd; But, sir, such wanton, wild, and usual slips, No hat upon his head; his stockings could, As are companions noted and most known Ungarter'd, and down-gyved' to his ancle ; To youth and liberty.

Pale as his shirt; his knees knocking each other ; Rey.

As gaming, my lord. And with a look so piteous in purport, Pol. Ay, or drinking, fencing, swearing, quar- As if he had been loosed out of hell

, relling,

To speak of horrors,- he comes before me. Drabbing:-You may go so far.

Pol. Mad for thy love? Rey. My lord, that would dishonour him.

Oph.

My lord, I do not know; Pol. Faith, no; as you may season it in the But, truly, I do fear it. charge.

Pol.

What said he ? You must not put another scandal on him,

Oph. He took me by the wrist, and held me That he is open to incontinency;

hard; That's not my meaning: but breathe his faults so Then goes he to the length of all his arm ; quaintly,

And, with his other hand thus o'er his brow, That they may seem the taints of liberty :

He falls to such perusal of my face, The flash and out-break of a fiery mind;

As he would draw it. Long stay'd he so; A savageness? in unreclaimed blood,

Al last,-a little shaking of mine arm, Of general assault.

And thrice his head thus waving up and down,Rey.

But, my good lord, He rais'd a sigh so piteous and profound, Pol. Wherefore should you do this?

As it did seem to shatter all his bulk, Rey.

Ay, my lord, And end his being: That done, he lets me go: I would know that.

And, with his head over his shoulder turn'd, Pol.

Marry, sir, here's my drift; He seem'd to find his way without his eyes; And, I believe, it is a fetcli of warrant :

For out o'doors he went without their helps, You laying these slight sullies on my son,

And, to the last, bended their light on me.
As 'twere a thing a little soil'd i'the working, Pol. Come, go with me; I will go seek the king.

This is the very ecstacy of love;
Your party in converse, him you would sound, Whose violent property foredoes itself.
Having ever seen in the prenominate crimes, And leads the will to desperate undertakings,
The youth you breathe of, guilty, be assur'd, As oft as any passion under heaven,
He closes with you in this consequence;

That does afflict sur natures. I am sorry,
Good sir, or so; or friend, or gentleman,

What, have you given him any hard words of late ? According to the phrase, or the addition,

Oph. No, my good lord; but, as you did com Of man, and country.

mand,
Very good, my lord. I did repel his letters, and denied
Pol. And then, sir, does he this,-He does- His access to me.
What was I about to say ?-By the mass, I was Pol.

That hath made him mad. about to say something :- Where did I leave ? I am sorry, that with beiter heed and judgment, Rey. At, closes in the consequence.

I had not quoted him; I seard, he did but tride, Pol. At, closes in the consequence, Ay, marry; And meant to wreck thee; but, beshrew my jete He closes with you thus :--I know the gentleman;

lousy! I saw him yesterday, or l'other day,

It seems, it is as proper to our age
Or then, or then; with such, or such ; and, as you To cast beyond ourselves in our opinions,

As it is common for the younger sort
There was he gaming; there o'ertook in his rouse ; To lack discretion. Come, go we to the king :
There falling out at tennis: or, perchance, This must be known; which, being kept close,
I saw him enter such a house of sale,

might move (Videlicet, a brothel,) or so forth.--

More grief io hide, than hate to utter love. See you now;

Come.

(Ernt. (1) Danes, (2) Wildness.

(5) Hanging down, like fetters. (6) Body. (3) Already named. (4) That is to say. 17 Destroys,

(8) Observed.

Mark you,

Rey.

say,

of you;

SCENE II. room in the castle. Enter King, King. Thyself do grace to them, and bring them
Queen, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and Allend-

in.

(Exit Polonius. ants.

He tells me, my dear Gertrude, he hath found King. Welcome, dear Rosencrantz, and Guil- The head and source of all your son's distemper. denstern!

Queen. I doubt, it is no other but the main; Moreover that we much did long to see you,

His father's death, and our o'er-hasty marriage. The need we have to use you, did provoke Re-enter Polonius, with Voltimand and Cornelius. Vur hasly sending. Something have you heard

King. Well, we shall sist him.-Welcome, my of Hamlet's transformation; so I call it,

good friends! Since not the exterior nor the inward man

Say, Voltimand, what from our brother Norway? Resembles that it was: What it should be,

Foll. Most fair return of greetings, and desires. More than his father's death, that thus hath

put him Upon our first, he sent out to suppress
So much from the understanding of himself,

His nephew's levies; which to him appear'd
I cannot dream of: I entreat you both,

To be a preparation 'gainst the Polack;'
That,-being of so young days brought up with him; But, better look'd into, he truly found
And, since, so neighbour'd to his youth and hu- It was against your highness: Whereat grier'd,--
mour,

That so his sickness, age, and impotence,
That you vouchsase your rest here in our court

Was falsely borne in hand," --sends out arrests
Some little time: so by your companies

On Fortinbras ; which he, in brief, obeys;
To draw him on to pleasures; and to gather, Receives rebuke from Norway; and, in fine,
So much as from occasion you may glean,

Makes yow bcfore his uncle, never more
Whether aught, to us unknown, atricts him thus,

To give the assay of arms against your majesty.,
That, open'd, lies within our remedy,

Whereon old Norway, overcome with joy, Queen. Good gentlemen, he hath much talk'd Gives him three thousand crowns in annual fee;

And his commission, to employ those soldiers,
And, sure l'am, two men there are not living,

So levied as before, against the Polack:
To whom he more adheres. If it will please you

With an entreaty, herein further shown,
To show us so much gentry,' and good will,

[Gives a paper. As to expend your time with us a while,

That it might please you to give quiet pass
For the supply and profit of our hope,

Through your dominions, for this enterprise ;
Your visitation shall receive such thanks

On such regards of safety, and allowance,
As fits a king's remembrance.

As therein are set down.
Ros.

Both your majesties

King.

It likes us well:
Might, by the sovereign power you have of us,

And, at our more consider'd time, we'll read,
Put your dread pleasures more into command

Answer, and think upon this business.
Than to entreaty.

Mean time, we thank you for your well-took labour :
Guil.
But we both obey;

Go to your rest; at night we'll least together :
And here give up ourselves, in the full bent, ? Most welcome home!
To lay our service freely at your feet,

[Exeunt Voltimand and Cornelius, To be commanded.

Pol.

This business is well ended. King. Thanks, Rosencrantz, and gentle Guil- My liege, and madam, to expostulate*

denstern. Queen. Thanks, Guildenstern, and gentle Rosen- Why day is day, night, night, and time is time,

What majesty should be, what duty is, crantz :

Were nothing but to waste night, day and time.
And I beseech you instantly to visit

Therefore, -since brevity is the soul of wit,
My too much changed son.-Go, some of you, And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, ";
And bring these gentlemen where Hamlet is.

I will be brief: Your noble son is mad:
Guil. Heavens make our presence, and our prac- Mad call I it; for, to define true madness,
tices,

What is't, but to be nothing else but mad?
Pleasant and helpful to him!

But let that go.
Queen.

Ay, amen!

Queen. More matter, with less art. (Exeunt Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and

Pol. Madam, I swear I use no art at all.
some Attendants.

That he is mad, 'tis true: 'tis true, 'tis pity;
Enter Polonius.

And pity 'tis, 'tis true: a foolish figure ;
Pol. The embassadors from Norway, my good Mad let us grant him then: and now remains,

But farewell it, for I will use no art.
lord,
Are joyfully return'd.

That we find out the cause of this effect;
King. Thou still hast been the father of good for this effect, defective, comes by cause :

Or, rather say, the cause of this descct;
Pol. Have I, my lord ? Assure you my good Thus it remains, and the remainder

thus.
liege,

Perpend.
I hold my duty, as I hold my soul,

I have a daughter; have, while she is mine;
Both to my God, and to my gracious king:

Who, in her duty and obedience, mark,
And I do think (or else this brain of mine

Hath given me this: Now gather and surmise.
Hunts not the trail of policy so sure

- To ihe celestial, and my soul's idol, the most beau As it hath us”d to do,) that I have found

lified Ophelia, The very cause of Hamlet's lunacy.

That's an ill phrase, a vile phrase; beautified is
King: , speak of that ; that do I long to hear. vile phrase; but you shall hear.--Thus:

Pol. Give first admittance to the embassadors; In her excellent white bosom, these, fc.
My news shall be the fruit* to that great feast.

Queen. Came this from Hamlet to her ?
(1) Complaisance. (2) Utmost exertion.
(3) Scent. (4) Dessert.

(5) Poland. (6) Imposed on. (7) Discus

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Pol. Good madam, stay a while; I will be faith-| Pol. Away, I do beseech you, both away; ful.

I'll board' him presently :-0, give me leave.Doubl thou, the stars are fire ; [Reads.

[Exeunt King, Queen, and Allendanli. Doubt, that the sun doth move;

How does my good Lord Hamlet
Doubt truth to be a liar;

Ham. Well, god-'a-mercy.
But never doubt, I love.

Pol. Do you know me, my lord ?

Ham. Excellent well; you are a fishmonger. O dear Ophelia, I am ill at these numbers; I Pol. Not I, my lord. have not ari to reckon any groans; but that I love Ham. Then I would you were so honest a man. thee best, О most best, beliere il. Adieu.

Pol. Honest, my lord ?
Thine erermore, most dear lady, whilst Ham. Ay, sir; to be honest, as this world goes,

this machine is to him, Hamlet. is to be one man picked out of ien thousand. This, in obedience, hath my daughter shown me:

· Pol. That's very true, my lord. And more above, hath his solicitings,

Ham. For if the sun breed maggots in a dead As they fell out by time, by means, and place,

dog, being a god, kissing carrion, -Have you a All given to mine ear.

daughter King. But how hath she

Pol. I have, my lord. Receiv'd his love?

Ilam. Let her not walk i'the sun: conception is Pol. What do you think of me?

a blessing; but as your daughter may conceive, King. As of a man faithful and honourabls.

friend, look to't. Pol. I would fain prove so. But what might

Pol. How say you by that ? [Aside.] Still harping you think,

on my daughter :-yet he knew me not at first; he When I had seen this hot love on the wing

said, I was a fishmonger: He is far gone, far gone: (As I perceiv'd it, I must tell you that,

and, truly, in my youth I suffered much extremity Before my daughter told me,) what might you,

for love; very near this. I'll speak to him again. Or my dear majesty your queen here, think,

What do you read, my lord ? If I had play'd the desk, or table book ;

Ham. Words, words, words ! Or given my heart a working, mute and dumb;

Pol. What is the matter, my lord ? Or look'd upon this love with idle sight;

Ham. Bctwcen who? What might you think? no, I went round" to work,

Pol. I mean, the matter that you read, my lord.

Ham. Slanders, sir : for the satirical rogue says And my young mistress thus did I bespeak; Lord Hamlet is a prince out of thy sphere;

here, that old men have grey beards; that their This must not be : and then I precepts gave her,

faces are wrinkled; their eyes purging thick amber, That she should lock herself from his resort,

and plum-tree gum; and that they have a plentiful Admit no messengers, receive no tokens.

lack of wit, together with most weak hams: All of Which done, she took the fruits of my advice;

which, sir, though I most powerfully and potently And he, repulsed (a short tale to make,)

believe, yet I hold it not honesty to have it thus set Fell into a sadness; then into a fast;

down; for yourself, sir, shall be as old as I am, if, Thence to a watch; thence into a weakness;

like a crab, you could go backward. Thence to a lightness; and, by this declension,

Pol. Though this be madness, yet there's method Into the madness wherein now he raves,

in it. (Aside.) Will you walk out of the air, my And all we mourn for.

lord ? King. Do you think, 'tis this?

Ham. Into my grave ? Queen. It may be, very likely.

Pol. Indeed, that is out o'the air. -How preg. Pol. Hath there been such a time (l'a fain know nant soinetimes his replies are! a happiness that that,)

often madness hits on, which reason and sanity' That I have positively said, 'Tis so,

could not so prosperously be delivered of. i will When it prov'd otherwise?

leave him, and suddenly contrive the means of King.

Not that I know. meeting between him and my daughter.-My hon. Pol. Take this from this, if this be otherwise : ourable lord, I will most humbly take my leave of

[Pointing to his head and shoulder. you, If circumstances lead me, I will find

Ham. You cannot, sir, take from me any thing Where truth is hid, though it were hid indeed

that I will more willingly part withal; excepi my Within the centre.

life, except my life, except my life. King: How may we try it further ?

Pol. Fare you well, my lord. Pob You know, sometimes he walks four hours

Ham. These tedious old fools!
together,

Enter Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
Here in the lobby.
Queen.
So he does, indeed.

Pol. You go to seek the lord Hamlet; there be is. Pol. At such a time I'll loose my daughter to

Ros, God save you, sir !

[To Polonins. him :

[Exit Polonius. Be you and I behind an arras? then;

Guil. My honour'd lord !Mark the encounter: if he love her not,

Ros. My most dear lord !-And be not from his reason fallen thereon,

Ham. My excellent good friends! How dost Let me be no assistant for a state,

thou, Guildenstern? Ah, Rosencrantz! Good lads, But keep a farm, and carters.

how do ve both ? King

We will try it.

Ros. As the indifferent children of the earth.
Enter Hamlet, reading.

Guil. Happy, in that we are not overhappy ;

On fortune's cap we are not the very button. Queen. But look, where sadly the poor wretch Harr. Nor the soles of her shoe? comes reading.

Ros. Neither, my lord. (1) Roundly, without reserve. (3) Tapestry. (5) Be pregnant.

(6) Ready, apt. (3) Accost, (4) Understanding.

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Ham. Then you live about her waist, or in the (forgone all custom of exercises : and, indeed, it middle of her favours?

goes so heavily with my disposition, that this goodly Guil. 'Faith, her privates we.

frame, the earth, seenis to me a steril promontory; Ham. In the secret parts of fortune? O, most this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this true; she is a strumpet. What news!

brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof Rós. None, my lord; but that the world is grown fretted with golden fire, why, it appears no other honest.

thing to me, than a soul and pestilent congregation Ham. Then is doomsday near: But your news of vapours.' What a piece of work is man! How is not true. Let me question more in particular: noble in reason! how infinite in faculties ! in form, What have you, my good friends, deserved at the and moving, how express and admirable! in action, hands of fortune, that she sends you to prison hither. how like an angel! in apprehension, how like a god! Guil. Prison, iny lord !

the beauty of ihe world! the paragon of animals! Ham. Denmark's a prison.

And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Ros. Then is the world one.

man delights not me, nor woman neither; though, Ham. A goodly one; in which there are many by your smiling, you seem to say so. conlines, wards, and dungeons; Denmark being Ros. My lord, there is no such stuff in my one of the worst.

thoughts. Ros. We think not so, my lord.

Ham. Why did you laugh then, when I said, Ham. Why, then 'lis none to you: for there is Mon delights not me? nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it Ros. To think, my lord, if you delight not in 80: to me it is a prison.

man, what lenten' entertainment the players shall Ros. Why, then your ambition makes it one; receive from you: we coted them on the way; and 'tis too narrow for your mind.

hither are they coming, to offer you service. Ham. O God! I could be bounded in a nut Ham. He that plays the king, shall be welcome; shell, and count myself a king of infinite space, his majesty shall have tribute of me: the advenwere it not that I have bad dreams.

turous knight shall use his foil, and target : the Guil. Which dreams, indeed, are ambition; for lover shall not sigh gratis ; the humorous man shall the very substance of the ambitious is merely the end his part in peace: the clown shall make those shadow of a drear:.

laugh, whose lungs are tickled oʻthe sere; and the Ham. A dream itself is but a shadow.

lady shall say her mind freely, or the blank verse
Ros. Truly, and I hold arnbition of so airy and shall halt for't.-What players are they?
light a quality, that it is but a shadow's shadow. Ros. Even those you were wont to take such de

Ham. Then are our beggars, hodies; and our light in, the tragedians of the city.
monarchs, and outstretch'd heroes, the beggars' Ham. How chances it, they travel?? their resi.
shadows: Shall we to the court? for, by my Tay, 1 dence, both in reputation and profit, was better
cannot reason.

both ways.
Ros. Gitil. We'll wait upon you.

Ros. I think, their inhibition comes by the means
Ham. No such matter : I will not sort you with of the late innovation.
the rest of my servants; for, to speak to you like Hom. Do they hold the same estimation they
an honest man, I am most dreadfully attended. did when I was in the city? Are they so follored ?
But, in the beaten way of friendship, what make Ros. No, indeed, they are not.
you at Elsinore ?

Ham. How comes it? Do they grow rusty?
Ros. To visit you, my lord; no other occasion, Ros. Nay, their endeavour keeps in the wonted

Ham. Beggar' that I am, I am even poor in pace: But there is, sir, an aiery of children, little
thanks; but I thank you; and sure, dear friends, eyases, that cry out on the top of question, and
my thanks are too dear, á halfpenny. Were you are most tyrannically clapped for't: ihese are now
not sent for? Is it your own inclining? Is it a lrce the fashion; and so berattle the common stages (s0
visitation ? Come, come; deal justly with me: they call them,) that many, wearing rapiers, are
come, come ; nay, speak.

afraid of goose-quills, and dare scarce come thither, Guil. What should we say, my lord ?

Ham. What, are they children? who maintains Ham. Any thing-but to the purpose. You were them ? how are they escoted ? Will they pursue sent for; and there is a kind of confession in your che quality? no longer than they can sin? will they looks, which your modestics have not craft enough not say afterwards, if they should grow themselves to colour: I know, the good king and queen have to coinmon players (as it is most like, if their means sent for you.

are no better,) their writers do them wrong, to make Ros. To what end, my lord!.

them exclaim against their own succession ? Ham. That you must teach me.

But let me Ros. 'Faith, there has been much to do on both conjure you by the rights of our fellowship, by the sides ; and the nation holds it no sin, ta tarre& them consonancy of our youth, by the obligation of our on to controversy: there was, for a while, no money ever-preserved love, and by what more dear a bet-bid for argument, unless the poet and the player ter proposer could charge you withal, be even and went to cuffs in the question. direct with me, whether you were sent for, or no? Ham. Is it possible ? Res. What say you ?

[To Guildenstern. Guil. O, there has been much throwing about
Ham, Nay, then I have an eye of you; (Aside.} of brains.
- if you love me, hold not off.

Ham. Do the boys carry it away?
Guil. My lord, we were sent sor,

Ros. Ay, that they do, my lord; Hercules and
Ham. I will tell you why; so shall my anticipa- (his load too."
tion prevent your discovery, and your secrecy to Ham. It is not very strange; for my uncle is
the king and queen moult no eather. I have of king of Denmark, and those, that would make
late (but, wherefore, I know not,) lost all my mirth, mouths at him while my father lived, give twenty,
(1) Spare,
(2) Overtook.

(7) Profession. (8) Provoke. (3) Become strollers. (4) Young nestlings. (9) c. e. The globe, the sign of Shakspeare's (5) Dialogue. (6) Paid.

Theatre.

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