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This alsove all,--To thine ownself be true;

Hor. Indeed ? I heard it nut ; i then draws And it must follow, as the night the day,

near the season, Thou canst not then be false to any man.

Wherein the spirit held is wont to waik. Farewell; my blessing season this in thee !

(A Flourish of Trumpets, and Ordnance Laer. Most humble do I take my leave, my

shot off, within. lord.

What does this mean, my lord ? Pol. The time invites you ; go, your servants Ham. The king doth wake to-night, and takes tend. +

his rouse, Laer. Farewell, Ophelia ; and remember well Keeps wassel, + and the swaggering upspring What I have said to you.

reels ;1 Oph. 'Tis in memory lock'd,

And, as he drains his draughts of Rhenish downl, And you yourself shall keep the key of it. Tbe kettle-drum and trumpet thus bray out Laer. Farewell.

(Erit LAERTES. The triumph of his pledge. Pol. What is't, Ophelia, he hath said to you? Hor. Is it a custom ? Oph. So please you, something touching the Ham. Ay, marry, ist: lord Hamlet.

But to my mind,-though I am native here, Pol. Marry, well bethought:

And to the manner born,-it is a custom 'Tis told me, he hath very oft of late

More honour'd in the breach, than the obser. Given private tiine 10 you ; and you yourself Have of your audience been most free and This heavy-headed revel, east and west, bounteous,

Makes us traduc'd, and tax'd of other nations : If it be so, (as so 'tis put on me,

They clepe Ø us, drunkards, and with swinih And that in way of cantion,) I must tell you,

phrase You do not understand yourself so clearly, Soil our addition ; and, indeed it takes As it behoves my daughter and your honour : From our achievements, though perform'd at What is between you ? give me up the truth.

height, Oph. He hath, my lord, of late, made many The pith and marrow of our attribute. of his affection to me.

(tenders So, oft it chances in particular men, Pol. Affection? puh! you speak like a green That, for some vicious mode of naiure in them, girl,

As, in their birth, (wherein they are not guilly, Unsifted i in such perilous circumstance. Since nature cannoi choose his origin,) Do you believe his tenders, as you call them? By the o'ergrowth of some complexioni, || Oph. I do not know, my lord, what I should oft breaking down the pales and forts of rea. think.

son : Pol. Marry, I'll teach you: think yourself a Or by soine habit, that too much o'er-leavens baby ;

The form of plausive manners ;--that these That you have ta'en these tenders for true pay,

men, Which are not sterling. Tender yourself more carrying, I say, the stamp of one defect; dearly;

Being nature's livery, or fortune's star,-Or (not to crack the wind of the poor pbrase, Tbeir virtues else (he they as pure as grace, Wronging it thus,) you'll tender me a fool. As infinite as man may undergo,

Oph. My lord he hath impórtuu'd me with love, Shall in the general censure take corruption Iu honourable fashion. ☺

From that particular fault : The dram of_base Pol. Ay, fashiou you may call it; go to, go Doth all the noble substance often dout, to.

To his own scandal. Oph. And hath given countenance to his

Enter GHOST. speech, my lord, With almost all the boly vows of heaven.

Hor. Look, my lord, it comes ! Pol. Ay, springes to catch woodcocks. I do Ham. Angels and ministers of grace defend know,

us ! When the blood burns, how prodigal the soul Be thou a spirit of health, or goblin damn'd, Lends the tongue vows: these blazes, daughter, Bring with thee airs from heaven, or blasts from Giving more light than beat,-extinct in both,

hell, Even in their promise, as it is a making,-- Be thy intents wicked, or charitable, You must not take for fire. From this time, Thou com’st in such a questionable ** shape, Be somewhat scanter of your maiden presence ; That I will speak to thee : P'll call thee, Hamlet, Set your entreatments | at a higher rate,

King, father, royal Dane : 0 answer me: Than a command to parley. For lord Hamlet, Let me not burst in ignorance ! but tell, Believe so much in him, That he is young ; Why thy canoniz'd bones, hearsed in death, And with a larger tether f may he walk,

Have burst their cerements ! why the sepulchre, Then may be given you: In few, Ophelia, Wherein we saw thee quietly in-urn'd, Do not believe his vows; for they are brokers, ** Hath op'd bis ponderous and marbie jaws, Not of that die which their investments sbow, To casi thee up again ! What may this mean, But mere implorators H of unboly suits,

That thou, dead corse, again, in complete steel, Breathing like sanctified and pious bonds, Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon, The better to beguile. This is for all,

Making night hideous ; and we fools of uature I would not, in plain terms, from this time So horridly to shake our disposition, it forth,

With thoughts beyond the reaches of our souls ! Have you so slander any moment's leisure, Say, why is this? wherefore? what should we As to give words or talk with the lord Hamlet.

do? Look to't, I charge you ; coine your ways.

Hor. It beckons you to go away with it,
Oph. I shall obey, my lord. (Exeunt. As if it some impartment did desire

To you alone.
SCENE IV.-The Platform.

Mar. Look, with what courteous action

It waves you to a more reinoved II ground:

But do not go with it.
Ham. The air bites shrewdly; it is very cold. Hor. No, by no means.
Hor. It is a nipping and an eager 11 air.

Ham. It will not speak; then I will follow it. Ham. What hour now?

Hor. Do not, my lord. Hor. I think it lacks of twelve.

Ham. Why, what should be the fear ? Mar. No, it is struck.

I do not set my life at a pin's fee ; b)

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And, for my soul, wbat can it do to that, As meditation, or the thougbts of love,
Being a thing immortal as itself ?

May sweep to my revenge.
It waves me forth again ;-I'll follow it.

Ghost. I and thee apt ; Hor. What if it tempt you toward the flood, And duller shouldst thou be than the fat weed my lord,

That rots itself in ease on Lethe wharf, [hear : Or to the dreadful summit of the cliff,

Wouldst thoni not stir in this. Now Hamlet, That beetles o'er his base into the sea,

"Tis given out, that, sleeping in mine orchard, And there assume some other horrible form, A serpent stung me ; so the whole ear of Den. Which might deprive your sovereignty of re Is by a forged process of my death (mark son,

Rankly abus'd: but kuow, thou noble youth, And draw you into madness ?-think of it; The serpent that did sting thy father's life, The very place puts toys + of desperation,

Now wears bis crown. Without more motive, into every brain,

Ham. O my prophetic soul ! my uncle ! That looks so many fathoms to the sea,

Ghost. Ay, that incestuous, that adulterate And hears it roar beneath.

beast, Ham. It waves me still :

With witchcraft of his wit, with traitorous gifts, Go on, I'll follow thee.

(0 wicked wit, and gifts, that have the power Mar. You shall not go, my lord.

So to seduce !) won to his shameful lust Ham. Hold off your hands.

The will of my most seeming virtuous queen: Hor. Be rul’d, you shall not go.

O Hamlet, what a falling-off was there! Ham. My fate cries out,

From me whose love was of that dignity, And makes each petty artery in this body That it went hand in hand even with the vow As hardy as the Némean lion's nerve.

I made to her in marriage ; and to decline

(Ghost beckons. Upon a wretch, whose natural gifts were poor Still am I call'd ;-unband me, gentlemen ;- To those of mine!

(Breaking from them. But virtue, as it never will be mov'd, By heaven, I'll make a gbost of him that lets 1 Though lewdness court it in a shape of heaven ; I say, away :-Go on, I'll follow thee. (me :- So lust, though to a radiant angel link'd,

[Ereunt Ghost and HAMLET. Will sate + itself in a ceiestial bed, Hor. He waxes desperate with imagination. And prey on garbage. Mar. Let's follow : 'tis not fit thus to obey But, soft! methinks I scent the morning air ; him.

Brief let me be :-Sleeping within ipine or. Hor. Have after :-Towbat issue will this My custom always of the afternoon, (cbard, come ?

Upon my secure hour thy uncle stole,
Mar. Something is rotten in the state of With juice of cursed bebenon ; in a vial,

And in the porches of mine ears did pour
Heaven will direct it.

'The leperous distilment; whose effect Mar. Nay, let's follow him. [Ereunt. Holds such an enmity with blood of man,

That, swift as quicksilver, it courses through SCENE V.-A more remote part of the The natural gates and alleys of the body ; Platform.

And, with a sudden vigour, it doth posset

And curd, like eager droppings into milk,
Re-enter GROST and HAMLET.

The thin and wholesome blood: so did it mine ,
Ham. Whither wilt thou lead me? Speak : And a most instant tetter ý bark'd abont,
I'll go no further.

Most lazar ll-like, with vile and loathsoine crust, Ghost. Mark me.

All my smooth body. Ham. I will.

Thus was I, sleeping, by a brother's hand, Ghost. My bour is almost come,

of life, of crown, of quren, at once des. When I to sulphurous and tormenting flames

patch'd : 1 Must render up myself.

Cut off even in blossoms of my ill, Ham. Alas, poor ghost !

Unhousel'd, ** unanointed, umane l'a : ++ Ghost. Pity me not, but lend thy serious No reckoning made, but sent to my account hearing

With all my imperfections on my head : To what I shall unfold.

O borrible ! o horrible! most horrible !() Ham. Speak, I am bound to hear.

If thou hast nature in thee, bear it tot; Ghost. So art thou to revenge, when thon Let not the royal bed of Denmark be shalt hear.

A couch for luxury and damned incest. Ham. What?

But, howsoever thou pursu'st this act, Ghost. I am thy father's spirit ;

Taint not thy mind, nor let thy soul contrive Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night; Against thy mother anght ; leave her to heav'nı, And, for the day, contin'd to fast in fires, (n) And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge', Till the foul crimes, done in my days of nature, To prick and sting her. Fare thee welt at Are burn'd and purg'd away. But that I ain

once ! To tell the secrets of my prison-house, (forbid The glow-worin shows the matin to be near, I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word And 'gins to pale his uneffectual fire : Would harrow up thy soul; freeze thy young Adieu, adicu, adieu ! remember me. [Eril. blood;

[spheres ; Hum. o all you bost of heaven! o calita! Make thy two eyes, like stars, start froin their

What clor? Thy knotted and combined locks to part,

And shall I couple bell ?-0 fie!-Hold, hull, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine :

my heart ; But this eternal blazon ý must not be

And you, iny news, grow not instant old, To ears of flesh and blood :-List, list, oh! list- But bear me stilly up !-Remembıt thee? If thou didst ever thy dear father love,

Ay, tho: poor ghost, wbile memory holds a Ham. O heaven !

stat Ghost. Revenge his foul and most unnatural in this distracted globe. It Remember thee ? murder.

Yea, from the table of my memory Ham. Murder ?

I'll wipe away all trivial fond records, (past, Ghost. Marder most foul, as in the best it is; All saws jý of books, all forms ail pressures But this most foul, strange, and unnatural.

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Henbane Ham. Haste me to know it; that I, with

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Sayings, sentencer.

(n) This line seems with most propricty to belong to {n} This is a Romish purgatory, though the Dane. Hamlet, and in all modera representations is spoken by Keretben Pagani,


That youth and observation copied there ;

Ham. Hic et ubique. then we'll shin our And thy coiritnandoient all alone shall live

ground: Within the book and voluine of my brain, Come bither, gentlemen, Unmix'd with baser matter : yes, by hicaviu! And lay your lands again upon my sword : O most pernicious woman!

Swear by my sword, O villain, villain, smiling, dainued villain! Never to speak of this that you have heard. My tables, -meet it is, I set it down,

Ghost. (Beneath.) Swear by his sword. That one inay sinile, and smile, and be a villain ; Ham. Well said, old mole! caust work i'the At least, I am sure, it may be so iu Deninark :

earth so fast ?

(Friting. A worthy pioneer !-Once more remove, good So, uncle, there vou are. Now to my word :

friends. It is, Adieu, adieu ! remember me.

Hor. O day and night, but this is wondrous I have sworni't.

strange! Hor. (Within.) My lord, my lord,

Ham. And therefore as a stranger give it Mar. Within.) Lord Hamlet,

welcome. Hor. (Within.) Heaven secure hiin!

There are more things in heaven and earth, Ham. So be it!

Mur. (Within.) Illo, ho, ho, my lord ! Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
Ham. Hillo, ho, ho, boy ! come, bird, come. But coine :-

Here, as before, never, so help you mercy !

How strange or odd soe'er I bear mysell, Mar. How is't, my noble lord ?

As I, percbance, hereafter shall think meet Hor. What news, my lord ?

To put an antic disposition 011,Ham. O wonderiul !

Thai you, at such times seeing me, never shall, Hor. Good my lord, tell it.

With arms encumber'd thus, or this head. H:m. No;

shake, You will reveal it.

Or by pronouncing of some doubtful phrase, Hor. Nol I, my lord, by heaven.

As, Well, well, ue know ;-ur, We could, an Mar. Nor i, my lord.

if we would ;-or, Ijue list to speak ;-or, Han. How say you then ; would heart of There be, and if they might ;-man olice think it?

Or such ambiguous giving out to note But you'll be secret,

That you know aught of me :- This do you Hor. Mar. Ay, by heaven my lord.


(you ! Ham. There's ne'er a villain, dwelling in all so grace and mercy at vour most need belp Denmark,

Ghost. (Beneath.) Swear. But he's an arrant kuave,

Ham. Rest, rest, perturbed spirit! So, gen. Hor. There needs yo ghost, my lord, come

tlemen, from the grave

With all my love I do commend me to you : To tell us this.

And what so poor a man as Hamlet is Ham. Why, right; you are in the right; May du, to express his love and friending to And so, without inore circumstance at all,


[ther ; I hold it fit, that we shake hands, and part: God willing shall not lack. Let its go in toge. You, as your business, and desire, shall poiut And still your fingers on your lips, I pray, you ;

The time is out of joint ; -o cursed spile ! For every man hath business, and desire, That ever I was born to set it right! Such as it is,-and, for my own poor part, Nay, come, let's go together.

(Excunt. Look you, I will go pray:

Hor. These are but wild and whirling words,
Ham. I am sorry they offend you, beartily;

ACT II. 'Faith, heartily.

(yes, Hor. There's no offence, my lord.

SCENE I.-A Room in POLONTUS' House. Ham. Yes, by Saint Patrick, but there is, Horatio,


Enter POLONIUS and REYNALDO. And much offence too. Touching this vision

Pol. Give hiin this money, and these notes, It is an honest ghost, that let me tell you;

For your desire to kllow what is between is,
C'er-master it as you may. Aud low, good

Rey. I will, my lord.

Pol. You shall do inarvellous wisely, goud friends,

Reynaldo, As you are friends, scholars, and soldiers,

Before you visit him, to make inquiry Give me one poor request.

of his behaviotis. Hor. What is't, my lord ?

Rey. My lord, I did intend it. We will.

Pol. Marry, well said : very well said. Look Ham. Never make kuowu what you liave

you, Sir, seen to-night.

Inquire me first what Dauskers + are in Paris ; Hor. Mur. My lord, we will not.

And bow, and who, what means, and where Hum. Nay, but swear't.

they keep, Hor. In faithi,

What company, at what expense ; and finding, My lord, not I.

By this encompassment and drift of question, Mar. Nor I, my lord, in faith.

That they do know my son, come you more Ham. Upon my sword.

nearer Mar. We have sworn, my lord, already.

Than your particular demands will touch it: Ham. Indeed, upon my sword, indeed.

Take you, as 'twere, some distant knowledge of Ghost. (Beneath.) Swear.

him ; Ham. Ha, ha, boy! say'st thou so? art thou | As thus, I know his father, and his friends, the arte-peily?

( Come on yoo bear this rellow in the cellar. And, in part him :-Do you mark this, Rey

naldo? Consev. to swear.

Rey. Ay, very well, my lord. Hor. Propose the oath, my lord.

Pol. And, in part, him ;-on!, you may say Ham. Never to speak of this that you have

not well : Swear by my swo!l.

(seen, But, if't be he I mean, he's very wild ; Ghost. [Bencuth.) Swear.

Addicted so and so ;- and there put on hinn

my lord.

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What forgeries you please ; marry, none so As if he had been loosed out of hell, rank

To speak of horrors,-be comes hetore me. As inay dishonour him ; take heed of that ; Pol. Mad for thy love? But, Sir, such wanton, wild, and iisual slips, Oph. My lord, I do not know ; As are companions noted and most known Biit, truly, I do fear it. To youth and liberty.

Pol. What said he ? Rey. As gaming, my lord,

Oph. He took me by the wrist, and held me Pol. Ay, or drinking, fencing, swearing,

bard; quarrelling,

Then goes be to the length of all his arm ; Drabbing :--Yon may go so far.

And, with his other band thus o'er his brow, Rey. My lord, that would dishonour him. He falls to such perusal of my face, Pol. 'Faith, no; as you may season it in the As he would draw it. Long stay'd he so ; charge.

At last,-a little shaking of mine armi, You must not put another scandal on bim, And thrice his head thus waving up and That he is open to incontinency;

down,-That's not iny mending : but breathe his faults He rais'd a sigli so piteous and profound, so quaintly,

As it did seein to shaiter all his baik, That they may seen the faints of liberty ; And end his being : That, done, he lets me go : The flash and out-break of a tiery mind;

And, with his bead over his shoulder turu'd, A savageness * in unreclaimed blood,

He seem'd to find bis way without his eyes ; of general assault.

For out o'doors he went without their helps, Rey. But, my good lord,

And, to the last, bended their light on ine. Pol. Wherefore should you do this?

Pol. Come, go with me; I will go seek the Rey. Ay, my lord,

This is the very ecstasy of love ;

[king. I would know that.

Whose violent property foredoes + itself,

+ Pol. Marry, Sir, here's my drift ;

And leads the will to desperate undertakings, And, I believe, it is a fetch of warrant :

As oft as any passion under heaven, You laying these slight sullies on my soul, That does attlict our natures. I ain sorry ;As 'twere a thing a little soil'd i'the working, What, have you given bim any hard words of Mark yoll,

Jate ? Your party in converse, him yon would sound, Oph. No, iny good lord : but, as you did com Having ever seen in the prenominate + crimes,

mand, The youth you breathe of guilty, be assurd, I did repel his letters, and denied He closes with you in this consequence ;

His access to me. Good Sir, or so; or friend, or gentleman,- Pol. That hath made him mad. According to the phrase, or the addition, I am sorry, that with better heed and judgment, of man, and country.

I had not quoted i hiin; I fear'd he did but Rey. Very good, my lord.


[jealousy! Pol. And then, Sir, does he this,--He does–And meant to wreck thee; but, beshrew my What was I about to say ?-By the mass, It seeins it is as proper to our age was about to say something :- Where did to cast beyond ourselves in our opinions, leave ?

As it is common for the younger sort Rey. At, closes in the consequence.

To lack discretion. Come, go we to the king : Pol. At, closes in the consequence,- Ay, This must be known; which, being kept close, marry :

might move He closes with you thus :- I know the gentle. More grief to hide, than hate to utler love. I saw him yesterday, or t'other day, (man ; Come.

(Ereunt. Or then, or then; with such, or such, and, as you say,

SCENE II.-A Room in the Castle. There was he gaming ; there o'ertook in his rowse ;

Enter King, QUEEN, ROSENCRANTZ, GUILDENThere falling out at tennis : or, perchance,

STERN, and Altendants. I saw him enter such a house of sale,

King. Welcome, dear Rosencrantz, and Guild(l'idelicet, † a brotlel,) or so forth.

eustern! See you now ;

Moreover that we much did long to see you, Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth : The need, we have to use you did provoke And thus do we of wisdom and of reach, Our hasty sending. Something have you heard With windlaces, and with assays of bias, of Hainlet's transformation; so I call it, By indirections find directions out ;

Since not the exterior nor the inward inan So, by former lecture and advice,

Resembles that it was : What it should be, Shall you, my son : You have me, have you not? More than his father's death, that thus hath put Rey. My lord, I have.

him Pol. God be wi' you; fare you well.

So much from the understanding of himself, Rey. Good my lord,

I cannot dream of : 1 entreat you both, Poi. Observe his inclination in yourself. That,-being of so young days brought up with Rey. I shall, my lord.

molir, Pol. And let him play his music.

And, since, so neighbour'd to his youth and hue Rey. Well, my lord.

[Erit. That you vouchsafe your rest here in our

court Enter OPHELIA.

Some little tiine : so by your companies Pol. Farewell !-How now, Ophelia ? what's | To draw him on to pleasures ; and to gather, the malter ;

So much as from occasion you may glean, Oph. O my lord, my lord, I have been so af. Whether anght, to us unknown, afflicts hin thuis, frighted!

That, open'd, lies within our remedy. Pol. With what, in the name of heaven? Queen. Good gentlemen, he bath much talk'd Oph. My lord, as I was sewing in my clo. set,

And snre I am, two men there are not living, Lord Hamlet,-- with his doublet all mbrac'd ; To whom be more adheres. If it will please No hat upon his head ; his stockings foul'd,

Ungarter'd, and down-gyved to his ankle ; To show us so much gentry $ and good-will,
Pale as his shirt ; his knees knocking each other; As to expend your time with is a while,
And with a look so piteous in purport,

For the supply and profit of our hope,
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of yoll;

Your visitation shall receive such thanks Go to your rest ; at niglit we'll feast together : As tils a king's remembrance.

Most welcome home! Ros. Bolli your majesties

(Ereunt VOLTIMAND and CORSELILS. Might, by the sovereign power you have of us, Pol. This business is well ended. Put your dreal pleasures more into command My liege, and madain, to expostulate Than to entreaty:

What majesly should be, what duty is, Guil. But we both obey ;

Why day is day, night night, and time is time And here give up ourselves, in the full bent, Were nothing but to waste night, day, and To lay our service freely at your feet,

time. To be commanded.

Therefore,-since brevity is the soul of wit, King. Thanks, Roseucrantz, and gentle Guil. And tediousness the limbs and outward' tou. densterii.

risbes,Queen. Thanks, Guildenstern, and gentle I will he brief: Your noble son is mad : Rosencrantz :

Mad call I it: for, to define true inadness, And I beseech you instantly to visit

What is't, but to be nothing clse but mad; My too much changed soul.-Go, some of yoll, But let that go. And bring these gentlemen where Hamlet is. Queenl. More matter, with less art. Guil. Heaveus make our presence and our Pol. Madain, I swear I use no art at all. practices

That he is mad, 'tis true : 'lis true, 'tis pity; Pleasant and helpful to him !

Aud pity 'lis, 'tis true : a foolish figure; Queen. Ay, amen !

But farewell it, for I will use no art. (Exeunt Ros ENCRANTY, GUILDENSTERN, Mad let us grant him then : and now remains, and some Attendants.

That we find out the cause of this effect;

Or, rather say, the cause of this defect;

For this effect, defective, comes by cause : Pol. The embassadors from Norway, my good Thus it remains, and the reu:ainder tbus. lord,

Perpend. Are joyfully return'd.

I have a daughter ; have, while she is mine; King. Thou still hast been the father of good who, in her duty and obedience, mark, news.

Hath given me this : Now gather and surmier, Pol. Have I, my lord? Assure you, my good - To the celestial, and my soul's idol, the liege,

most beautified Ophelia,-I hold my duty, as I hold my soul,

That's an ill plırase, a vile phrase ; beautified is Both to my God, and to my gracious king : a vile phrase ; but you shall hear, -Thus : And I do ihink, (or cise this brain of mine In her cucellent uhite bosom, these, &c. Hunts not the trail + of policy so sure

Queen. Came this from Hamlet to her? As it bath us'd to do,) that I have found

Pol. Good inadam, stay awhile; I will be The very cause of Hamlet's lunacy.

faithful. King. Ob ! speak of that; that I do long to hear.

Doubt thou the stars are fire; (Reads. Pol. Give first admittance to the embassadors ; Doubt that the sun doth move : My news shall be the fruit I to that great feast. Doubt truth to be a liar; King. Thyself do grace to thein, and bring But never doubt I love. them in.

(Exit PULONTUS. He tells ine, my dear Gertrude, he hath found O deur Ophelia, I am ill at these numbers ; The head and source of all your son's distein- I have not arl to rockon my groans; but per.

that I love thee best, U most best, believe il. Queen. I doubt, it is no other but the main; Adieu. His father's death, and our o'erhasty marriage. Thine evermore, most dear lady, whilse

this machine is to him, Hainlet. Re-enter POLONTUS, with VOLTIMAND and CORNELIUS.

This, in obedience, hath my daughter shown ine : King. Well, we shall sist hiin.--Welcome, my And more above', hath his solicitings, good friends!

(way? As they fell out by time, by means, and place Say, Voltiinand, what froin our brother Nor All giveu 1o mnile ear.

Voll. Most fair return of greetings and desires. king. But how bath she Upon our first, he sent ont to suppress

Receiv'd his love ? His nephew's levies ; which to bini appear'd

Pol. What do you think of me? To be a preparation sainst the Polack ; Í

King. As of a man faithful and honourable. But, belter look'd indo, he truly found

Pol. I would fail prove so.

But what miyla It was against your highuess : Whereat griev'd,

you think, That so his sickness, age, and impotence, When I had seen ihis hot love on the wing, Was falsely borne in band, ll sends ont arrests (As I perceiv'd it, I must tell you that, On Fortinbras, which he, in brief, obeys; Before my daughter told me,) wat might you, Receives rebuke from Norway, and, in tine, Or my dear majesty your queen here, ibink, Makes vow before bis mcle, nerer more

If I had play'd the desk, or table-book, To give the assay of arms against your majesty. Or given my heart a working, mule and dumb, Whereon olul Norway, overcome with joy, Or look'il nipon this love with idle sight : Gives him three thousand crowns in annual fee; What miglii you think? no, I went round + lo And his commission to employ those soldiers,

Mork, So levied as before, against the Polack ;

And my yomig mistress thus did I bespeak; With an entreaty, hereiu further showi,

Lord Hamlet is a prince out of thy gikere ;

(Gives á Paper. This must not be : and then I precepis gave That it might please you to give quiet pass

her, Through your dominions for this enterprise ;

That she should lock herself from his resort, On sich regards of safety, and allowance, Aduit po messengers, receive no tokens. As therein are set dowi:.

Which done, she took the fruits of iny advicc ; King. It likes 11s well:

Aud be, repulsed, (a short lale to mahe) And, at our more consider'il lime, we'll read, Fell into a sadness; then into a fast; Answer, and think upon this business.

Thence to a watch ; thence into a weakness; Meantime, we think you for your well-touk Thence to a lightness ; and, by this declensioli, labour :

Jinto the madness wherein now he raves,

And all we mouru fur. • Vemost exertion.

+ Srent. * Desert.
Ilmposed on.

• Discuss.

+ Ruudly, without resetra

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