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What speech, my Lord?What speech, my good lord?Ham II.ii.432
Anon he findes him,‘ Anon he finds him,Ham II.ii.466.2
Striking too short at Greekes. His anticke Sword,Striking too short at Greeks. His antique sword,Ham II.ii.467
Rebellious to his Arme, lyes where it fallesRebellious to his arm, lies where it falls,Ham II.ii.468
Repugnant to command: vnequall match,Repugnant to command. Unequal matched,Ham II.ii.469
Pyrrhus at Priam driues, in Rage strikes wide:Pyrrhus at Priam drives, in rage strikes wide,Ham II.ii.470
But with the whiffe and winde of his fell Sword,But with the whiff and wind of his fell swordHam II.ii.471
Th'vnnerued Father fals. Then senselesse Illium,Th' unnerved father falls. Then senseless Ilium,Ham II.ii.472
Seeming to feele his blow, with flaming topSeeming to feel this blow, with flaming topHam II.ii.473
Stoopes to his Bace, and with a hideous crashStoops to his base, and with a hideous crashHam II.ii.474
Takes Prisoner Pyrrhus eare. For loe, his SwordTakes prisoner Pyrrhus' ear. For lo! his sword,Ham II.ii.475
Which was declining on the Milkie headWhich was declining on the milky headHam II.ii.476
Of Reuerend Priam, seem'd i'th' Ayre to sticke:Of reverend Priam, seemed i'th' air to stick.Ham II.ii.477
So as a painted Tyrant Pyrrhus stood,So as a painted tyrant Pyrrhus stood,Ham II.ii.478
And like a Newtrall to his will and matter,And like a neutral to his will and matterHam II.ii.479
did nothing.Did nothing.Ham II.ii.480
But as we often see against some storme,But as we often see, against some storm,Ham II.ii.481
A silence in the Heauens, the Racke stand still,A silence in the heavens, the rack stand still,Ham II.ii.482
The bold windes speechlesse, and the Orbe belowThe bold winds speechless, and the orb belowHam II.ii.483
As hush as death: Anon the dreadfull ThunderAs hush as death; anon the dreadful thunderHam II.ii.484
Doth rend the Region. So after Pyrrhus pause,Doth rend the region; so after Pyrrhus' pause,Ham II.ii.485
A rowsed Vengeance sets him new a-worke,A roused vengeance sets him new a-work,Ham II.ii.486
And neuer did the Cyclops hammers fallAnd never did the Cyclops' hammers fallHam II.ii.487
On Mars his Armours, forg'd for proofe Eterne,On Mars's armour, forged for proof eterne,Ham II.ii.488
With lesse remorse then Pyrrhus bleeding swordWith less remorse than Pyrrhus' bleeding swordHam II.ii.489
Now falles on Priam.Now falls on Priam.Ham II.ii.490
Out, out, thou Strumpet-Fortune, all you Gods,Out, out, thou strumpet Fortune! All you gods,Ham II.ii.491
In generall Synod take away her power:In general synod, take away her power!Ham II.ii.492
Breake all the Spokes and Fallies from her wheele,Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel,Ham II.ii.493
And boule the round Naue downe the hill of Heauen,And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven,Ham II.ii.494
As low as to the Fiends.As low as to the fiends!’Ham II.ii.495
But who, O who, had seen the inobled Queen.‘ But who, ah woe!, had seen the mobled Queen –’Ham II.ii.500
Run bare-foot vp and downe, / Threatning the flame‘ Run barefoot up and down, threatening the flamesHam II.ii.503
With Bisson Rheume: A clout about that head,With bisson rheum; a clout upon that headHam II.ii.504
Where late the Diadem stood, and for a RobeWhere late the diadem stood; and for a robe,Ham II.ii.505
About her lanke and all ore-teamed Loines,About her lank and all o'er-teemed loins,Ham II.ii.506
A blanket in th' Alarum of feare caught vp.A blanket in the alarm of fear caught up – Ham II.ii.507
Who this had seene, with tongue in Venome steep'd,Who this had seen, with tongue in venom steeped,Ham II.ii.508
'Gainst Fortunes State, would Treason haue pronounc'd?'Gainst Fortune's state would treason have pronounced.Ham II.ii.509
But if the Gods themselues did see her then,But if the gods themselves did see her then,Ham II.ii.510
When she saw Pyrrhus make malicious sportWhen she saw Pyrrhus make malicious sportHam II.ii.511
In mincing with his Sword her Husbands limbes,In mincing with his sword her husband's limbs,Ham II.ii.512
The instant Burst of Clamour that she madeThe instant burst of clamour that she made,Ham II.ii.513
(Vnlesse things mortall moue them not at all)Unless things mortal move them not at all,Ham II.ii.514
Would haue made milche the Burning eyes of Heauen,Would have made milch the burning eyes of heavenHam II.ii.515
And passion in the Gods.And passion in the gods.’Ham II.ii.516
I my Lord.Ay, my lord.Ham II.ii.536
I my Lord.Ay, my lord.Ham II.ii.540
I warrant your Honor.I warrant your honour.Ham III.ii.15
I hope we haue reform'd that indifferentlyI hope we have reformed that indifferentlyHam III.ii.35
with vs, Sir.with us, sir.Ham III.ii.36
We will, my lord.Ham III.ii.54
Full thirtie times hath Phoebus Cart gon round,Full thirty times hath Phoebus' cart gone roundHam III.ii.164
Neptunes salt Wash, and Tellus Orbed ground:Neptune's salt wash and Tellus' orbed ground,Ham III.ii.165
And thirtie dozen Moones with borrowed sheene,And thirty dozen moons with borrowed sheenHam III.ii.166
About the World haue times twelue thirties beene,About the world have times twelve thirties beenHam III.ii.167
Since loue our hearts, and Hymen did our handsSince love our hearts, and Hymen did our hands,Ham III.ii.168
Vnite comutuall, in most sacred Bands.Unite commutual in most sacred bands.Ham III.ii.169
Faith I must leaue thee Loue, and shortly too:Faith, I must leave thee, love, and shortly too.Ham III.ii.183
My operant Powers my Functions leaue to do:My operant powers their functions leave to do.Ham III.ii.184
And thou shalt liue in this faire world behinde,And thou shalt live in this fair world behind,Ham III.ii.185
Honour'd, belou'd, and haply, one as kinde.Honoured, beloved; and haply one as kindHam III.ii.186
For Husband shalt thou-----For husband shalt thou – Ham III.ii.187.1
I do beleeue you. Think what now you speak:I do believe you think what now you speak,Ham III.ii.196
But what we do determine, oft we breake:But what we do determine oft we break.Ham III.ii.197
Purpose is but the slaue to Memorie,Purpose is but the slave to memory,Ham III.ii.198
Of violent Birth, but poore validitie:Of violent birth, but poor validity,Ham III.ii.199
Which now like Fruite vnripe stickes on the Tree,Which now, like fruit unripe, sticks on the tree,Ham III.ii.200
But fall vnshaken, when they mellow bee.But fall unshaken when they mellow be.Ham III.ii.201
Most necessary 'tis, that we forgetMost necessary 'tis that we forgetHam III.ii.202
To pay our selues, what to our selues is debt:To pay ourselves what to ourselves is debt.Ham III.ii.203
What to our selues in passion we propose,What to ourselves in passion we propose,Ham III.ii.204
The passion ending, doth the purpose lose.The passion ending, doth the purpose lose.Ham III.ii.205
The violence of other Greefe or Ioy,The violence of either grief or joyHam III.ii.206
Their owne ennactors with themselues destroy:Their own enactures with themselves destroy.Ham III.ii.207
Where Ioy most Reuels, Greefe doth most lament;Where joy most revels, grief doth most lament.Ham III.ii.208
Greefe ioyes, Ioy greeues on slender accident.Grief joys, joy grieves, on slender accident.Ham III.ii.209
This world is not for aye, nor 'tis not strangeThis world is not for aye, nor 'tis not strangeHam III.ii.210
That euen our Loues should with our Fortunes change.That even our loves should with our fortunes change.Ham III.ii.211
For 'tis a question left vs yet to proue,For 'tis a question left us yet to prove,Ham III.ii.212
Whether Loue lead Fortune, or else Fortune Loue.Whether love lead fortune, or else fortune love.Ham III.ii.213
The great man downe, you marke his fauourites flies,The great man down, you mark his favourite flies.Ham III.ii.214
The poore aduanc'd, makes Friends of Enemies:The poor advanced makes friends of enemies.Ham III.ii.215
And hitherto doth Loue on Fortune tend,And hitherto doth love on fortune tend,Ham III.ii.216
For who not needs, shall neuer lacke a Frend:For who not needs shall never lack a friend,Ham III.ii.217
And who in want a hollow Friend doth try,And who in want a hollow friend doth tryHam III.ii.218
Directly seasons him his Enemie.Directly seasons him his enemy.Ham III.ii.219
But orderly to end, where I begun,But, orderly to end where I begun,Ham III.ii.220
Our Willes and Fates do so contrary run,Our wills and fates do so contrary runHam III.ii.221
That our Deuices still are ouerthrowne,That our devices still are overthrown.Ham III.ii.222
Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our owne.Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own.Ham III.ii.223
So thinke thou wilt no second Husband wed.So think thou wilt no second husband wed,Ham III.ii.224
But die thy thoughts, when thy first Lord is dead.But die thy thoughts when thy first lord is dead.Ham III.ii.225
'Tis deepely sworne: / Sweet, leaue me heere a while,'Tis deeply sworn. Sweet, leave me here awhile.Ham III.ii.235
My spirits grow dull, and faine I would beguileMy spirits grow dull, and fain I would beguileHam III.ii.236
The tedious day with sleepe.The tedious day with sleep.Ham III.ii.237.1