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A little more then kin, and lesse then kinde.A little more than kin, and less than kind!Ham I.ii.65
Not so my Lord, I am too much i'th' Sun.Not so, my lord. I am too much in the sun.Ham I.ii.67
I Madam, it is common.Ay, madam, it is common.Ham I.ii.74.1
Seemes Madam? Nay, it is: I know not Seemes:‘ Seems,’ madam? Nay, it is. I know not ‘ seems.’Ham I.ii.76
'Tis not alone my Inky Cloake (good Mother)'Tis not alone my inky cloak, good mother,Ham I.ii.77
Nor Customary suites of solemne Blacke,Nor customary suits of solemn black,Ham I.ii.78
Nor windy suspiration of forc'd breath,Nor windy suspiration of forced breath,Ham I.ii.79
No, nor the fruitfull Riuer in the Eye,No, nor the fruitful river in the eye,Ham I.ii.80
Nor the deiected hauiour of the Visage,Nor the dejected 'haviour of the visage,Ham I.ii.81
Together with all Formes, Moods, shewes of Griefe,Together with all forms, moods, shapes of grief,Ham I.ii.82
That can denote me truly. These indeed Seeme,That can denote me truly. These indeed ‘seem';Ham I.ii.83
For they are actions that a man might play:For they are actions that a man might play.Ham I.ii.84
But I haue that Within, which passeth show;But I have that within which passes show – Ham I.ii.85
These, but the Trappings, and the Suites of woe.These but the trappings and the suits of woe.Ham I.ii.86
I shall in all my best / Obey you Madam.I shall in all my best obey you, madam.Ham I.ii.120
Oh that this too too solid Flesh, would melt,O that this too too sullied flesh would melt,Ham I.ii.129
Thaw, and resolue it selfe into a Dew:Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew;Ham I.ii.130
Or that the Euerlasting had not fixtOr that the Everlasting had not fixedHam I.ii.131
His Cannon 'gainst Selfe-slaughter. O God, O God!His canon 'gainst self-slaughter. O God, God,Ham I.ii.132
How weary, stale, flat, and vnprofitableHow weary, stale, flat, and unprofitableHam I.ii.133
Seemes to me all the vses of this world?Seem to me all the uses of this world!Ham I.ii.134
Fie on't? Oh fie, fie, 'tis an vnweeded GardenFie on't, ah, fie, 'tis an unweeded gardenHam I.ii.135
That growes to Seed: Things rank, and grosse in NatureThat grows to seed. Things rank and gross in natureHam I.ii.136
Possesse it meerely. That it should come to this:Possess it merely. That it should come to this – Ham I.ii.137
But two months dead: Nay, not so much; not two,But two months dead, nay, not so much, not two!Ham I.ii.138
So excellent a King, that was to thisSo excellent a king, that was to thisHam I.ii.139
Hiperion to a Satyre: so louing to my Mother,Hyperion to a satyr; so loving to my motherHam I.ii.140
That he might not beteene the windes of heauenThat he might not beteem the winds of heavenHam I.ii.141
Visit her face too roughly. Heauen and EarthVisit her face too roughly. Heaven and earth,Ham I.ii.142
Must I remember: why she would hang on him,Must I remember? Why, she would hang on himHam I.ii.143
As if encrease of Appetite had growneAs if increase of appetite had grownHam I.ii.144
By what it fed on; and yet within a month?By what it fed on. And yet within a month – Ham I.ii.145
Let me not thinke on't: Frailty, thy name is woman.Let me not think on't. Frailty, thy name is woman.Ham I.ii.146
A little Month, or ere those shooes were old,A little month, or e'er those shoes were oldHam I.ii.147
With which she followed my poore Fathers bodyWith which she followed my poor father's bodyHam I.ii.148
Like Niobe, all teares. Why she, euen she.Like Niobe, all tears, why she, even she – Ham I.ii.149
(O Heauen! A beast that wants discourse of ReasonO God, a beast that wants discourse of reasonHam I.ii.150
Would haue mourn'd longer) married with mine Vnkle,Would have mourned longer – married with my uncle,Ham I.ii.151
My Fathers Brother: but no more like my Father,My father's brother, but no more like my fatherHam I.ii.152
Then I to Hercules. Within a Moneth?Than I to Hercules. Within a month,Ham I.ii.153
Ere yet the salt of most vnrighteous TearesEre yet the salt of most unrighteous tearsHam I.ii.154
Had left the flushing of her gauled eyes,Had left the flushing in her galled eyes,Ham I.ii.155
She married. O most wicked speed, to postShe married. O, most wicked speed, to postHam I.ii.156
With such dexterity to Incestuous sheets:With such dexterity to incestuous sheets!Ham I.ii.157
It is not, nor it cannot come to good.It is not, nor it cannot come to good.Ham I.ii.158
But breake my heart, for I must hold my tongue.But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue.Ham I.ii.159
I am glad to see you well:I am glad to see you well.Ham I.ii.160.2
Horatio, or I do forget my selfe.Horatio – or I do forget myself.Ham I.ii.161
Sir my good friend, / Ile change that name with you:Sir, my good friend. I'll change that name with you.Ham I.ii.163
And what make you from Wittenberg Horatio?And what make you from Wittenberg, Horatio?Ham I.ii.164
Marcellus.Marcellus?Ham I.ii.165
I am very glad to see you: good euen Sir.I am very glad to see you. (To Barnardo) Good even, sir.Ham I.ii.167
But what in faith make you from Wittemberge?But what, in faith, make you from Wittenberg?Ham I.ii.168
I would not haue your Enemy say so;I would not hear your enemy say so,Ham I.ii.170
Nor shall you doe mine eare that violence,Nor shall you do my ear that violenceHam I.ii.171
To make it truster of your owne reportTo make it truster of your own reportHam I.ii.172
Against your selfe. I know you are no Truant:Against yourself. I know you are no truant.Ham I.ii.173
But what is your affaire in Elsenour?But what is your affair in Elsinore?Ham I.ii.174
Wee'l teach you to drinke deepe, ere you depart.We'll teach you to drink deep ere you depart.Ham I.ii.175
I pray thee doe not mock me (fellow Student)I prithee do not mock me, fellow-student.Ham I.ii.177
I thinke it was to see my Mothers Wedding.I think it was to see my mother's wedding.Ham I.ii.178
Thrift, thrift Horatio: the Funerall Bakt-meatsThrift, thrift, Horatio. The funeral baked meatsHam I.ii.180
Did coldly furnish forth the Marriage Tables;Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables.Ham I.ii.181
Would I had met my dearest foe in heauen,Would I had met my dearest foe in heavenHam I.ii.182
Ere I had euer seene that day Horatio.Or ever I had seen that day, Horatio!Ham I.ii.183
My father, me thinkes I see my father.My father – methinks I see my father.Ham I.ii.184
In my minds eye (Horatio)In my mind's eye, Horatio.Ham I.ii.185.2
He was a man, take him for all in all:'A was a man. Take him for all in all,Ham I.ii.187
I shall not look vpon his like againe.I shall not look upon his like again.Ham I.ii.188
Saw? Who?Saw? Who?Ham I.ii.190
The King my Father?The King my father?Ham I.ii.191.2
For Heauens loue let me heare.For God's love, let me hear!Ham I.ii.195.2
But where was this?But where was this?Ham I.ii.212.2
Did you not speake to it?Did you not speak to it?Ham I.ii.214.1
Tis very strange.'Tis very strange.Ham I.ii.220.2
Indeed, indeed Sirs; but this troubles me.Indeed, indeed, sirs. But this troubles me.Ham I.ii.224
Hold you the watch to Night?Hold you the watch tonight?Ham I.ii.225.1
Arm'd, say you?Armed, say you?Ham I.ii.226
From top to toe?From top to toe?Ham I.ii.228.1
Then saw you not his face?Then saw you not his face?Ham I.ii.229
What, lookt he frowningly?What, looked he frowningly?Ham I.ii.231
Pale, or red?Pale or red?Ham I.ii.233
And fixt his eyes vpon you?And fixed his eyes upon you?Ham I.ii.234.2
I would I had beene there.I would I had been there.Ham I.ii.235.2
Very like, very like: staid it long?Very like, very like. Stayed it long?Ham I.ii.237
His Beard was grisly? no.His beard was grizzled, no?Ham I.ii.240.2
Ile watch to Night;I will watch tonight.Ham I.ii.242.2
perchance 'twill wake a-(gaine.Perchance 'twill walk again.Ham I.ii.243.1
If it assume my noble Fathers person,If it assume my noble father's person,Ham I.ii.244
Ile speake to it, though Hell it selfe should gapeI'll speak to it though hell itself should gapeHam I.ii.245
And bid me hold my peace. I pray you all,And bid me hold my peace. I pray you all,Ham I.ii.246
If you haue hitherto conceald this sight;If you have hitherto concealed this sight,Ham I.ii.247
Let it bee treble in your silence still:Let it be tenable in your silence still.Ham I.ii.248
And whatsoeuer els shall hap to night,And whatsomever else shall hap tonight,Ham I.ii.249
Giue it an vnderstanding but no tongue;Give it an understanding but no tongue.Ham I.ii.250
I will requite your loues; so, fare ye well:I will requite your loves. So fare you well.Ham I.ii.251
Vpon the Platforme twixt eleuen and twelue,Upon the platform 'twixt eleven and twelveHam I.ii.252
Ile visit you.I'll visit you.Ham I.ii.253.1
Your loue, as mine to you: farewell.Your loves, as mine to you. Farewell.Ham I.ii.254
My Fathers Spirit in Armes? All is not well:My father's spirit! In arms! All is not well.Ham I.ii.255
I doubt some foule play: would the Night were come;I doubt some foul play. Would the night were come!Ham I.ii.256
Till then sit still my soule; foule deeds will rise,Till then sit still, my soul. Foul deeds will rise,Ham I.ii.257
Though all the earth orewhelm them to mens eies. Though all the earth o'erwhelm them, to men's eyes.Ham I.ii.258
The Ayre bites shrewdly: is it very cold?The air bites shrewdly. It is very cold.Ham I.iv.1
What hower now?What hour now?Ham I.iv.3.1
The King doth wake to night, and takes his rouse,The King doth wake tonight and takes his rouse,Ham I.iv.8
Keepes wassels and the swaggering vpspring reeles,Keeps wassail, and the swaggering upspring reels.Ham I.iv.9
And as he dreines his draughts of Renish downe,And as he drains his draughts of Rhenish downHam I.iv.10
The kettle Drum and Trumpet thus bray outThe kettledrum and trumpet thus bray outHam I.iv.11
The triumph of his Pledge.The triumph of his pledge.Ham I.iv.12.1
I marry ist;Ay, marry, is't.Ham I.iv.13
And to my mind, though I am natiue heere,But to my mind, though I am native hereHam I.iv.14
And to the manner borne: It is a CustomeAnd to the manner born, it is a customHam I.iv.15
More honour'd in the breach, then the obseruance.More honoured in the breach than the observance.Ham I.iv.16
This heavy-headed revel east and westHam I.iv.17
Makes us traduced and taxed of other nations.Ham I.iv.18
They clepe us drunkards and with swinish phraseHam I.iv.19
Soil our addition; and indeed it takesHam I.iv.20
From our achievements, though performed at height,Ham I.iv.21
The pith and marrow of our attribute.Ham I.iv.22
So oft it chances in particular menHam I.iv.23
That – for some vicious mole of nature in them,Ham I.iv.24
As in their birth, wherein they are not guilty,Ham I.iv.25
Since nature cannot choose his origin – Ham I.iv.26
By the o'ergrowth of some complexion,Ham I.iv.27
Oft breaking down the pales and forts of reason,Ham I.iv.28
Or by some habit that too much o'erleavensHam I.iv.29
The form of plausive manners – that these men,Ham I.iv.30
Carrying, I say, the stamp of one defect,Ham I.iv.31
Being nature's livery or fortune's star,Ham I.iv.32
His virtues else, be they as pure as grace,Ham I.iv.33
As infinite as man may undergo,Ham I.iv.34
Shall in the general censure take corruptionHam I.iv.35
From that particular fault. The dram of evilHam I.iv.36
Doth all the noble substance of a doubt,Ham I.iv.37
To his own scandalHam I.iv.38.1
Angels and Ministers of Grace defend vs:Angels and ministers of grace defend us!Ham I.iv.39
Be thou a Spirit of health, or Goblin damn'd,Be thou a spirit of health or goblin damned,Ham I.iv.40
Bring with thee ayres from Heauen, or blasts from Hell,Bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell,Ham I.iv.41
Be thy euents wicked or charitable,Be thy intents wicked or charitable,Ham I.iv.42
Thou com'st in such a questionable shapeThou comest in such a questionable shapeHam I.iv.43
That I will speake to thee. Ile call thee Hamlet,That I will speak to thee. I'll call thee Hamlet,Ham I.iv.44
King, Father, Royall Dane: Oh, oh, answer me,King, father, royal Dane. O, answer me!Ham I.iv.45
Let me not burst in Ignorance; but tellLet me not burst in ignorance. But tellHam I.iv.46
Why thy Canoniz'd bones Hearsed in death,Why thy canonized bones, hearsed in death,Ham I.iv.47
Haue burst their cerments, why the SepulcherHave burst their cerements; why the sepulchreHam I.iv.48
Wherein we saw thee quietly enurn'd,Wherein we saw thee quietly interredHam I.iv.49
Hath op'd his ponderous and Marble iawes,Hath oped his ponderous and marble jawsHam I.iv.50
To cast thee vp againe? What may this meane?To cast thee up again. What may this meanHam I.iv.51
That thou dead Coarse againe in compleat steele,That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel,Ham I.iv.52
Reuisits thus the glimpses of the Moone,Revisits thus the glimpses of the moon,Ham I.iv.53
Making Night hidious? And we fooles of Nature,Making night hideous, and we fools of natureHam I.iv.54
So horridly to shake our disposition,So horridly to shake our dispositionHam I.iv.55
With thoughts beyond thee; reaches of our Soules,With thoughts beyond the reaches of our souls?Ham I.iv.56
Say, why is this? wherefore? what should we doe?Say, why is this? Wherefore? What should we do?Ham I.iv.57
It will not speake: then will I follow it.It will not speak. Then I will follow it.Ham I.iv.63
Why, what should be the feare?Why, what should be the fear?Ham I.iv.64.2
I doe not set my life at a pins fee;I do not set my life at a pin's fee.Ham I.iv.65
And for my Soule, what can it doe to that?And for my soul, what can it do to that,Ham I.iv.66
Being a thing immortall as it selfe:Being a thing immortal as itself?Ham I.iv.67
It waues me forth againe; Ile follow it.It waves me forth again. I'll follow it.Ham I.iv.68
It wafts me still:It waves me still. – Ham I.iv.78.2
goe on, Ile follow thee.Go on. I'll follow thee.Ham I.iv.79
Hold off your hand.Hold off your hands.Ham I.iv.80.2
My fate cries out,My fate cries outHam I.iv.81.2
And makes each petty Artire in this body,And makes each petty artere in this bodyHam I.iv.82
As hardy as the Nemian Lions nerue:As hardy as the Nemean lion's nerve.Ham I.iv.83
Still am I cal'd? Vnhand me Gentlemen:Still am I called. Unhand me, gentlemen.Ham I.iv.84
By Heau'n, Ile make a Ghost of him that lets me:By heaven, I'll make a ghost of him that lets me!Ham I.iv.85
I say away, goe on, Ile follow thee.I say, away! Go on. I'll follow thee.Ham I.iv.86
Where wilt thou lead me? speak; Ile go no further. Whither wilt thou lead me? Speak. I'll go no further.Ham I.v.1
I will.I will.Ham I.v.2.2
Alas poore Ghost.Alas, poor ghost!Ham I.v.4.2
Speake, I am bound to heare.Speak. I am bound to hear.Ham I.v.6.2
What?What?Ham I.v.8
Oh Heauen!O God!Ham I.v.24
Murther?Murder?Ham I.v.26
Hast, hast me to know it, / That with wings as swiftHaste me to know't, that I, with wings as swiftHam I.v.29
As meditation, or the thoughts of Loue,As meditation or the thoughts of love,Ham I.v.30
May sweepe to my Reuenge.May sweep to my revenge.Ham I.v.31.1
O my Propheticke soule:O my prophetic soul!Ham I.v.40.2
mine Vncle?My uncle?Ham I.v.41
Oh all you host of Heauen! Oh Earth; what els?O all you host of heaven! O earth! What else?Ham I.v.92
And shall I couple Hell? Oh fie: hold my heart;And shall I couple hell? O, fie! Hold, hold, my heart.Ham I.v.93
And you my sinnewes, grow not instant Old;And you, my sinews, grow not instant old,Ham I.v.94
But beare me stiffely vp: Remember thee?But bear me stiffly up. Remember thee?Ham I.v.95
I, thou poore Ghost, while memory holds a seateAy, thou poor ghost, whiles memory holds a seatHam I.v.96
In this distracted Globe: Remember thee?In this distracted globe. Remember thee?Ham I.v.97
Yea, from the Table of my Memory,Yea, from the table of my memoryHam I.v.98
Ile wipe away all triuiall fond Records,I'll wipe away all trivial fond records,Ham I.v.99
All sawes of Bookes, all formes, all presures past,All saws of books, all forms, all pressures pastHam I.v.100
That youth and obseruation coppied there;That youth and observation copied there,Ham I.v.101
And thy Commandment all alone shall liueAnd thy commandment all alone shall liveHam I.v.102
Within the Booke and Volume of my Braine,Within the book and volume of my brain,Ham I.v.103
Vnmixt with baser matter; yes, yes, by Heauen:Unmixed with baser matter. Yes, by heaven!Ham I.v.104
Oh most pernicious woman!O most pernicious woman!Ham I.v.105
Oh Villaine, Villaine, smiling damned Villaine!O villain, villain, smiling, damned villain!Ham I.v.106
My Tables, my Tables; meet it is I set it downe,My tablesmeet it is I set it downHam I.v.107
That one may smile, and smile and be a Villaine;That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain.Ham I.v.108
At least I'm sure it may be so in Denmarke;At least I am sure it may be so in Denmark.Ham I.v.109
So Vnckle there you are: now to my word;So, uncle, there you are. Now to my word:Ham I.v.110
It is; Adue, Adue, Remember me:It is ‘ Adieu, adieu, remember me.’Ham I.v.111
I haue sworn't.I have sworn 't.Ham I.v.112
So be it.So be it!Ham I.v.114
Hillo, ho, ho, boy; come bird, come.Hillo, ho, ho, boy! Come, bird, come.Ham I.v.116
Oh wonderfull!O, wonderful!Ham I.v.118
No you'l reueale it.No, you will reveal it.Ham I.v.119.2
How say you then, would heart of man once think it?How say you then? Would heart of man once think it?Ham I.v.121
But you'l be secret?But you'll be secret?Ham I.v.122.1
There's nere a villaine dwelling in all DenmarkeThere's never a villain dwelling in all Denmark – Ham I.v.123
But hee's an arrant knaue.But he's an arrant knave.Ham I.v.124
Why right, you are i'th' right;Why, right, you are in the right,Ham I.v.126.2
And so, without more circumstance at all,And so, without more circumstance at all,Ham I.v.127
I hold it fit that we shake hands, and part:I hold it fit that we shake hands and part:Ham I.v.128
You, as your busines and desires shall point you:You, as your business and desire shall point you,Ham I.v.129
For euery man ha's businesse and desire,For every man hath business and desire,Ham I.v.130
Such as it is: and for mine owne poore part,Such as it is; and for my own poor partHam I.v.131
Looke you, Ile goe pray.I will go pray.Ham I.v.132
I'm sorry they offend you heartily:I'm sorry they offend you, heartily.Ham I.v.134
Yes faith, heartily.Yes, faith, heartily.Ham I.v.135.1
Yes, by Saint Patricke, but there is my Lord,Yes, by Saint Patrick, but there is, Horatio,Ham I.v.136
And much offence too, touching this Vision heere:And much offence too. Touching this vision here,Ham I.v.137
It is an honest Ghost, that let me tell you:It is an honest ghost, that let me tell you.Ham I.v.138
For your desire to know what is betweene vs,For your desire to know what is between us,Ham I.v.139
O'remaster't as you may. And now good friends,O'ermaster't as you may. And now, good friends,Ham I.v.140
As you are Friends, Schollers and Soldiers,As you are friends, scholars, and soldiers,Ham I.v.141
Giue me one poore request.Give me one poor request.Ham I.v.142
Neuer make known what you haue seen to night.Never make known what you have seen tonight.Ham I.v.144
Nay, but swear't.Nay, but swear't.Ham I.v.145.2
Vpon my sword.Upon my sword.Ham I.v.147.1
Indeed, vpon my sword, Indeed.Indeed, upon my sword, indeed.Ham I.v.148
Ah ha boy, sayest thou so. Art thou there truepenny?Ha, ha, boy, sayst thou so? Art thou there, truepenny?Ham I.v.150
Come one you here this fellow in the selleredgeCome on. You hear this fellow in the cellarage.Ham I.v.151
Consent to sweare.Consent to swear.Ham I.v.152.1
Neuer to speake of this that you haue seene.Never to speak of this that you have seen,Ham I.v.153
Sweare by my sword.Swear by my sword.Ham I.v.154
Hic & vbique? Then wee'l shift for grownd,Hic et ubique? Then we'll shift our ground.Ham I.v.156
Come hither Gentlemen,Come hither, gentlemen,Ham I.v.157
And lay your hands againe vpon my sword,And lay your hands again upon my sword.Ham I.v.158
Sweare by my Sword.Swear by my swordHam I.v.159
Neuer to speake of this that you haue heard:Never to speak of this that you have heard.Ham I.v.160
Well said old Mole, can'st worke i'th' ground so fast?Well said, old mole! Canst work i'th' earth so fast?Ham I.v.162
A worthy Pioner, once more remoue good friends.A worthy pioneer! Once more remove, good friends.Ham I.v.163
And therefore as a stranger giue it welcome.And therefore as a stranger give it welcome.Ham I.v.165
There are more things in Heauen and Earth, Horatio,There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,Ham I.v.166
Then are dream't of in our Philosophy.Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.Ham I.v.167
But come,But come.Ham I.v.168
Here as before, neuer so helpe you mercy,Here as before, never, so help you mercy,Ham I.v.169
How strange or odde so ere I beare my selfe;How strange or odd some'er I bear myself – Ham I.v.170
(As I perchance heereafter shall thinke meetAs I perchance hereafter shall think meetHam I.v.171
To put an Anticke disposition on:)To put an antic disposition on – Ham I.v.172
That you at such time seeing me, neuer shallThat you, at such times seeing me, never shall,Ham I.v.173
With Armes encombred thus, or thus, head shake;With arms encumbered thus, or this head-shake,Ham I.v.174
Or by pronouncing of some doubtfull Phrase;Or by pronouncing of some doubtful phrase,Ham I.v.175
As well, we know, or we could and if we would,As ‘ Well, well, we know,’ or ‘ We could, an if we would,’Ham I.v.176
Or if we list to speake; or there be and if there might,Or ‘ If we list to speak,’ or ‘ There be, an if they might,’Ham I.v.177
Or such ambiguous giuing out to note,Or such ambiguous giving out, to noteHam I.v.178
That you know ought of me; this not to doe:That you know aught of me – this do swear,Ham I.v.179
So grace and mercy at your most neede helpe you: / Sweare.So grace and mercy at your most need help you.Ham I.v.180
Rest, rest perturbed Spirit: so Gentlemen,Rest, rest, perturbed spirit! So, gentlemen,Ham I.v.182
With all my loue I doe commend me to you;With all my love I do commend me to you,Ham I.v.183
And what so poore a man as Hamlet is,And what so poor a man as Hamlet isHam I.v.184
May doe t' expresse his loue and friending to you,May do t' express his love and friending to you,Ham I.v.185
God willing shall not lacke: let vs goe in together,God willing, shall not lack. Let us go in together,Ham I.v.186
And still your fingers on your lippes I pray,And still your fingers on your lips, I pray.Ham I.v.187
The time is out of ioynt: Oh cursed spight,The time is out of joint. O, cursed spite,Ham I.v.188
That euer I was borne to set it right.That ever I was born to set it right!Ham I.v.189
Nay, come let's goe together. Nay, come, let's go together.Ham I.v.190
Well, God-a-mercy.Well, God-a-mercy.Ham II.ii.172
Excellent, excellent well: y'are a Fishmonger.Excellent well. You are a fishmonger.Ham II.ii.174
Then I would you were so honest a man.Then I would you were so honest a man.Ham II.ii.176
I sir, to be honest as this world goes, is to beeAy, sir. To be honest, as this world goes, is to beHam II.ii.178
one man pick'd out of two thousand.one man picked out of ten thousand.Ham II.ii.179
For if the Sun breed Magots in a dead dogge,For if the sun breed maggots in a dead dog,Ham II.ii.181
being a good kissing Carrion----- / Haue you a daughter?being a good kissing carrion – have you a daughter?Ham II.ii.182
Let her not walke i'th'Sunne: Conception is a blessing,Let her not walk i'th' sun. Conception is a blessing.Ham II.ii.184
but not as your daughter may conceiue. Friend lookeBut as your daughter may conceive, friend, lookHam II.ii.185
too't.to't.Ham II.ii.186
Words, words, words.Words, words, words.Ham II.ii.193
Betweene who?Between who?Ham II.ii.195
Slanders Sir: for the Satyricall slaue saies here,Slanders, sir. For the satirical rogue says hereHam II.ii.197
that old men haue gray Beards; that their faces arethat old men have grey beards, that their faces areHam II.ii.198
wrinkled; their eyes purging thicke Amber, or Plum-Treewrinkled, their eyes purging thick amber and plum-treeHam II.ii.199
Gumme: and that they haue a plentifull locke of Wit, togethergum, and that they have a plentiful lack of wit, togetherHam II.ii.200
with weake Hammes. All which Sir, though I most with most weak hams; all which, sir, though I mostHam II.ii.201
powerfully, and potently beleeue; yet I holde it notpowerfully and potently believe, yet I hold it notHam II.ii.202
Honestie to haue it thus set downe: For you your selfe Sir, shouldhonesty to have it thus set down. For yourself, sir, shallHam II.ii.203
be old as I am, if like a Crab you could go backward.grow old as I am – if, like a crab, you could go backward.Ham II.ii.204
Into my Graue?Into my grave?Ham II.ii.207
You cannot Sir take from me any thing, that IYou cannot, sir, take from me anything that IHam II.ii.215
will more willingly part withall, except my life,will not more willingly part withal – except my life,Ham II.ii.216
my life.except my life, except my life.Ham II.ii.217
These tedious old fooles.These tedious old fools!Ham II.ii.219
My excellent good friends?My excellent good friends.Ham II.ii.224
How do'st thou Guildensterne? Oh, Rosincrane;How dost thou, Guildenstern? Ah, Rosencrantz!Ham II.ii.225
good Lads: How doe ye both?Good lads, how do you both?Ham II.ii.226
Nor the Soales of her Shoo?Nor the soles of her shoe?Ham II.ii.230.1
Then you liue about her waste, or in the middleThen you live about her waist, or in the middleHam II.ii.231
of her fauour?of her favours?Ham II.ii.232
In the secret parts of Fortune? Oh, most true:In the secret parts of Fortune? O, most true!Ham II.ii.234
she is a Strumpet. What's the newes?She is a strumpet. What news?Ham II.ii.235
Then is Doomesday neere: But your newes is notThen is doomsday near. But your news is notHam II.ii.238
true. Let me question more in particular: what hauetrue. Let me question more in particular. What haveHam II.ii.239
you my good friends, deserued at the hands of Fortune,you, my good friends, deserved at the hands of FortuneHam II.ii.240
that she sends you to Prison hither?that she sends you to prison hither?Ham II.ii.241
Denmark's a Prison.Denmark's a prison.Ham II.ii.243
A goodly one, in which there are many Confines,A goodly one; in which there are many confines,Ham II.ii.245
Wards, and Dungeons; Denmarke being one o'th'worst.wards, and dungeons, Denmark being one o'th' worst.Ham II.ii.246
Why then 'tis none to you; for there is nothingWhy, then 'tis none to you. For there is nothingHam II.ii.248
either good or bad, but thinking makes it so: to me it iseither good or bad but thinking makes it so. To me it isHam II.ii.249
a prison.a prison.Ham II.ii.250
O God, I could be bounded in a nutshell, andO God, I could be bounded in a nutshell andHam II.ii.253
count my selfe a King of infinite space; were it not that Icount myself a king of infinite space, were it not that IHam II.ii.254
haue bad dreames.have bad dreams.Ham II.ii.255
A dreame it selfe is but a shadow.A dream itself is but a shadow.Ham II.ii.259
Then are our Beggers bodies; and our MonarchsThen are our beggars bodies, and our monarchsHam II.ii.262
and out-stretcht Heroes the Beggers Shadowes: shalland outstretched heroes the beggars' shadows. ShallHam II.ii.263
wee to th' Court: for, by my fey I cannot reason? we to th' court? For, by my fay, I cannot reason.Ham II.ii.264
No such matter. I will not sort you with the rest No such matter. I will not sort you with the restHam II.ii.267
of my seruants: for to speake to you like an honest man:of my servants. For, to speak to you like an honest man,Ham II.ii.268
I am most dreadfully attended; but in the beaten wayI am most dreadfully attended. But in the beaten wayHam II.ii.269
of friendship, What make you at Elsonower?of friendship, what make you at Elsinore?Ham II.ii.270
Begger that I am, I am euen poore in thankes;Beggar that I am, I am even poor in thanks.Ham II.ii.272
but I thanke you: and sure deare friends my thanks areBut I thank you. And sure, dear friends, my thanks areHam II.ii.273
too deare a halfepeny; were you not sent for? Is it yourtoo dear a halfpenny. Were you not sent for? Is it yourHam II.ii.274
owne inclining? Is it a free visitation? Come, dealeown inclining? Is it a free visitation? Come, come, dealHam II.ii.275
iustly with me: come, come; nay speake.justly with me. Come, come. Nay, speak.Ham II.ii.276
Why any thing. But to the purpose; you wereWhy, anything but to th' purpose. You wereHam II.ii.278
sent for; and there is a kinde confession in your lookes;sent for. And there is a kind of confession in your looks,Ham II.ii.279
which your modesties haue not craft enough to color,which your modesties have not craft enough to colour.Ham II.ii.280
I know the good King & Queene haue sent for you.I know the good King and Queen have sent for you.Ham II.ii.281
That you must teach me: but let mee coniureThat you must teach me. But let me conjureHam II.ii.283
you by the rights of our fellowship, by the consonancyyou by the rights of our fellowship, by the consonancyHam II.ii.284
of our youth, by the Obligation of our euer-preseruedof our youth, by the obligation of our ever-preservedHam II.ii.285
loue, and by what more deare, a better proposer could chargelove, and by what more dear a better proposer can chargeHam II.ii.286
you withall; be euen and direct with me, whether youyou withal, be even and direct with me whether youHam II.ii.287
were sent for or no.were sent for or no.Ham II.ii.288
Nay then I haue an eye of you: if youNay then, I have an eye of you. – If youHam II.ii.290
loue me hold not off.love me, hold not off.Ham II.ii.291
I will tell you why; so shall my anticipationI will tell you why. So shall my anticipationHam II.ii.293
preuent your discouery of your secricie to the Kingprevent your discovery, and your secrecy to the KingHam II.ii.294
and Queene: moult no feather, I haue of late, but whereforeand Queen moult no feather. I have of late – but whereforeHam II.ii.295
I know not, lost all my mirth, forgone all customeI know not – lost all my mirth, forgone all customHam II.ii.296
of exercise; and indeed, it goes so heauenly with myof exercises. And indeed it goes so heavily with myHam II.ii.297
disposition; that this goodly frame the Earth, seemes todisposition that this goodly frame the earth seems toHam II.ii.298
me a sterrill Promontory; this most excellent Canopyme a sterile promontory. This most excellent canopy,Ham II.ii.299
the Ayre, look you, this braue ore-hanging,the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament,Ham II.ii.300
this Maiesticall Roofe, fretted with golden fire: why, itthis majestical roof fretted with golden fire – why, itHam II.ii.301
appeares no other thing to mee, then a foule and pestilent congregationappeareth nothing to me than a foul and pestilent congregationHam II.ii.302
of vapours. What a piece of worke is a man!of vapours. What a piece of work is a man,Ham II.ii.303
how Noble in Reason? how infinite in faculty? in formehow noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in formHam II.ii.304
and mouing how expresse and admirable? in Action, howand moving how express and admirable, in action howHam II.ii.305
like an Angel? in apprehension, how like a God? thelike an angel, in apprehension how like a god: theHam II.ii.306
beauty of the world, the Parragon of Animals; and yetbeauty of the world, the paragon of animals! And yetHam II.ii.307
to me, what is this Quintessence of Dust? Man delightsto me what is this quintessence of dust? Man delightsHam II.ii.308
not me; no, nor Woman neither; though by your smilingnot me – nor woman neither, though by your smilingHam II.ii.309
you seeme to say so.you seem to say so.Ham II.ii.310
Why did you laugh, when I said, ManWhy did ye laugh then, when I said ‘ ManHam II.ii.313
delights not me?delights not me?’Ham II.ii.314
He that playes the King shall be welcome; hisHe that plays the king shall be welcome – hisHam II.ii.319
Maiesty shall haue Tribute of mee: the aduenturousmajesty shall have tribute of me; the adventurousHam II.ii.320
Knight shal vse his Foyle and Target: the Louer shall not knight shall use his foil and target; the lover shall notHam II.ii.321
sigh gratis, the humorous man shall end his part insigh gratis; the humorous man shall end his part inHam II.ii.322
peace: the Clowne shall make those laugh whose lungspeace; the clown shall make those laugh whose lungsHam II.ii.323
are tickled a'th' sere: and the Lady shall say her mindeare tickle o'th' sere; and the lady shall say her mindHam II.ii.324
freely; or the blanke Verse shall halt for't: what Playersfreely, or the blank verse shall halt for't. What playersHam II.ii.325
are they?are they?Ham II.ii.326
How chances it they trauaile? their residenceHow chances it they travel? Their residence,Ham II.ii.329
both in reputation and profit was better both wayes.both in reputation and profit, was better both ways.Ham II.ii.330
Doe they hold the same estimation they did whenDo they hold the same estimation they did whenHam II.ii.333
I was in the City? Are they so follow'd?I was in the city? Are they so followed?Ham II.ii.334
How comes it? doe they grow rusty?How comes it? Do they grow rusty?Ham II.ii.336
What are they Children? Who maintains 'em?What, are they children? Who maintains 'em?Ham II.ii.344
How are they escoted? Will they pursue the Quality noHow are they escoted? Will they pursue the quality noHam II.ii.345
longer then they can sing? Will they not say afterwardslonger than they can sing? Will they not say afterwards,Ham II.ii.346
if they should grow themselues to common Players (asif they should grow themselves to common players – asHam II.ii.347
it is like most if their meanes are not better) theirit is most like, if their means are not better – theirHam II.ii.348
Writers do them wrong, to make them exclaim against writers do them wrong to make them exclaim againstHam II.ii.349
their owne Succession.their own succession?Ham II.ii.350
Is't possible?Is't possible?Ham II.ii.356
Do the Boyes carry it away?Do the boys carry it away?Ham II.ii.359
It is not strange: for mine Vnckle is King ofIt is not very strange. For my uncle is King ofHam II.ii.362
Denmarke, and those that would make mowes at himDenmark, and those that would make mows at himHam II.ii.363
while my Father liued; giue twenty, forty, an hundredwhile my father lived give twenty, forty, fifty, a hundredHam II.ii.364
Ducates a peece, for his picture in Little. There is ducats apiece for his picture in little. 'Sblood, there isHam II.ii.365
something in this more then Naturall, if Philosophie couldsomething in this more than natural, if philosophy couldHam II.ii.366
finde it out.find it out.Ham II.ii.367
Gentlemen, you are welcom to Elsonower: yourGentlemen, you are welcome to Elsinore. YourHam II.ii.369
hands, come: The appurtenance of Welcome, ishands. Come then. Th' appurtenance of welcome isHam II.ii.370
Fashion and Ceremony. Let me comply with you in thefashion and ceremony. Let me comply with you in thisHam II.ii.371
Garbe, lest my extent to the Players (which I tell you must garb, lest my extent to the players, which I tell you mustHam II.ii.372
shew fairely outward) should more appeare like entertainmentshow fairly outwards, should more appear like entertainmentHam II.ii.373
then yours. You are welcome: but my Vnckle Father,than yours. You are welcome. But my uncle-fatherHam II.ii.374
and Aunt Mother are deceiu'd.and aunt-mother are deceived.Ham II.ii.375
I am but mad North, North-West: when the / WindeI am but mad north-north-west. When the windHam II.ii.377
is Southerly, I know a Hawke from a Handsaw.is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw.Ham II.ii.378
Hearke you Guildensterne, and you too: at eachHark you, Guildenstern – and you too – at eachHam II.ii.380
eare a hearer: that great Baby you see there, is not yetear a hearer. That great baby you see there is not yetHam II.ii.381
out of his swathing clouts.out of his swaddling clouts.Ham II.ii.382
I will Prophesie. Hee comes to tell me of theI will prophesy he comes to tell me of theHam II.ii.385
Players. Mark it, you say right Sir: for a Monday morningplayers. Mark it. – You say right, sir. 'A Monday morning,Ham II.ii.386
'twas so indeed.'twas then, indeed.Ham II.ii.387
My Lord, I haue Newes to tell you. / When Rossius My lord, I have news to tell you. When RosciusHam II.ii.389
an Actor in Rome---was an actor in Rome – Ham II.ii.390
Buzze, buzze.Buzz, buzz.Ham II.ii.392
Then can each Actor on his Asse---Then came each actor on his ass – Ham II.ii.394
O Iephta Iudge of Israel, what a TreasureO Jephthah, judge of Israel, what a treasureHam II.ii.402
had'st thou?hadst thou!Ham II.ii.403
WhyWhy,Ham II.ii.405
one faire Daughter, and no more,‘ One fair daughter, and no more,Ham II.ii.406
The which he loued passing well.The which he loved passing well.’Ham II.ii.407
Am I not i'th'right old Iephta?Am I not i'th' right, old Jephthah?Ham II.ii.409
Nay that followes not.Nay, that follows not.Ham II.ii.412
Why,Why,Ham II.ii.414
As by lot, God wot:‘ As by lot, God wot,’Ham II.ii.415
and then you know,and then you know,Ham II.ii.416
It came to passe, as most like it was:‘ It came to pass, as most like it was.’Ham II.ii.417
The first rowe of the Pons Chanson will shew you more.The first row of the pious chanson will show you more.Ham II.ii.418
For looke where my Abridgements come.For look where my abridgement comes.Ham II.ii.419
Y'are welcome Masters, welcome all. I am glad to You are welcome, masters, welcome, all. – I am glad toHam II.ii.420
see thee well: Welcome good Friends. O my olde Friend?see thee well. – Welcome, good friends. – O old friend,Ham II.ii.421
Thy face is valiant since I saw thee last: Com'st why, thy face is valanced since I saw thee last. ComestHam II.ii.422
thou to beard me in Denmarke? What, my yong Ladythou to beard me in Denmark? – What, my young ladyHam II.ii.423
and Mistris? Byrlady your Ladiship is neererand mistress? By'r Lady, your ladyship is nearer toHam II.ii.424
Heauen then when I saw you last, by the altitude of aheaven than when I saw you last by the altitude of aHam II.ii.425
Choppine. Pray God your voice like a peece of vncurrantchopine. Pray God your voice, like a piece of uncurrentHam II.ii.426
Gold be not crack'd within the ring. Masters, you aregold, be not cracked within the ring. – Masters, you areHam II.ii.427
all welcome: wee'l e'ne to't like French Faulconers, flieall welcome. We'll e'en to't like French falconers: flyHam II.ii.428
at any thing we see: wee'l haue a Speech straight. Comeat anything we see. We'll have a speech straight. Come,Ham II.ii.429
giue vs a tast of your quality: come, a passionate give us a taste of your quality. Come, a passionateHam II.ii.430
speech.speech.Ham II.ii.431
I heard thee speak me a speech once, but it wasI heard thee speak me a speech once, but it wasHam II.ii.433
neuer Acted: or if it was, not aboue once, for the Play Inever acted, or if it was, not above once. For the play, IHam II.ii.434
remember pleas'd not the Million, 'twas Cauiarie to theremember, pleased not the million. 'Twas caviary to theHam II.ii.435
Generall: but it was (as I receiu'd it, and others, whosegeneral. But it was – as I received it, and others, whoseHam II.ii.436
iudgement in such matters, cried in the top of mine)judgements in such matters cried in the top of mine – Ham II.ii.437
an excellent Play; well digested in the Scoenes, set downean excellent play, well digested in the scenes, set downHam II.ii.438
with as much modestie, as cunning. I remember one said,with as much modesty as cunning. I remember one saidHam II.ii.439
there was no Sallets in the lines, to make the matter there were no sallets in the lines to make the matterHam II.ii.440
sauouty; nor no matter in the phrase, that might inditesavoury, nor no matter in the phrase that might indictHam II.ii.441
the Author of affectation, but cal'd it an honest method.the author of affectation, but called it an honest method,Ham II.ii.442
as wholesome as sweet, and by very much more handsomeHam II.ii.443
One cheefe Speech in it, I cheefely lou'd, 'twas than fine. One speech in't I chiefly loved. 'TwasHam II.ii.444
Aeneas Tale to Dido, and thereabout of it especially,Aeneas' tale to Dido; and thereabout of it especiallyHam II.ii.445
where he speaks of Priams slaughter. If it liue in yourwhen he speaks of Priam's slaughter. If it live in yourHam II.ii.446
memory, begin at this Line, let me see, let me see: memory, begin at this line – let me see, let me see.Ham II.ii.447
The rugged Pyrrhus like th' Hyrcanian Beast.‘ The rugged Pyrrhus, like th' Hyrcanian beast – ’Ham II.ii.448
It is not so: it begins with Pyrrhus'Tis not so. It begins with Pyrrhus.Ham II.ii.449
The rugged Pyrrhus, he whose Sable Armes‘ The rugged Pyrrhus, he whose sable arms,Ham II.ii.450
Blacke as his purpose, did the night resembleBlack as his purpose, did the night resembleHam II.ii.451
When he lay couched in the Ominous Horse,When he lay couched in th' ominous horse,Ham II.ii.452
Hath now this dread and blacke Complexion smear'dHath now this dread and black complexion smearedHam II.ii.453
With Heraldry more dismall: Head to footeWith heraldry more dismal. Head to footHam II.ii.454
Now is he to take Geulles, horridly Trick'dNow is he total gules, horridly trickedHam II.ii.455
With blood of Fathers, Mothers, Daughters, Sonnes,With blood of fathers, mothers, daughters, sons,Ham II.ii.456
Bak'd and impasted with the parching streets,Baked and impasted with the parching streets,Ham II.ii.457
That lend a tyrannous, and damned lightThat lend a tyrannous and a damned lightHam II.ii.458
To their vilde Murthers, roasted in wrath and fire,To their lord's murder; roasted in wrath and fire,Ham II.ii.459
And thus o're-sized with coagulate gore,And thus o'ersized with coagulate gore,Ham II.ii.460
With eyes like Carbuncles, the hellish PyrrhusWith eyes like carbuncles, the hellish PyrrhusHam II.ii.461
Olde Grandsire Priam seekes.Old grandsire Priam seeks.’Ham II.ii.462.1
So, proceed you.Ham II.ii.463
It shall to'th Barbars, with your beard.It shall to the barber's, with your beard. – Ham II.ii.497
Prythee say on: He's for a Iigge, or a tale of Baudry, or heePrithee say on. He's for a jig or a tale of bawdry, or heHam II.ii.498
sleepes. Say on; come to Hecuba.sleeps. Say on. Come to Hecuba.Ham II.ii.499
The inobled Queene?‘ The mobled Queen?’Ham II.ii.501
'Tis well, Ile haue thee speake out the rest,'Tis well. I'll have thee speak out the rest of thisHam II.ii.519
soone. Good my Lord, will you see the Players welsoon. – Good my lord, will you see the players wellHam II.ii.520
bestow'd. Do ye heare, let them be well vs'd: forbestowed? Do you hear? Let them be well used, forHam II.ii.521
they are the Abstracts and breefe Chronicles of the time.they are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time.Ham II.ii.522
After your death, you were better haue a bad Epitaph,After your death you were better have a bad epitaphHam II.ii.523
then their ill report while you liued.than their ill report while you live.Ham II.ii.524
Gods bodykins man, better. Vse euerieGod's bodkin, man, much better! Use everyHam II.ii.527
man after his desart, and who should scape whipping:man after his desert, and who shall 'scape whipping?Ham II.ii.528
vse them after your own Honor and Dignity. The lesseUse them after your own honour and dignity. The lessHam II.ii.529
they deserue, the more merit is in your bountie. Takethey deserve, the more merit is in your bounty. TakeHam II.ii.530
them in.them in.Ham II.ii.531
Follow him Friends: wee'l heare a play to morrow.Follow him, friends. We'll hear a play tomorrow.Ham II.ii.533
Dost thou heare me old (aside to First Player) Dost thou hear me, oldHam II.ii.534
Friend, can you play the murther of Gonzago?friend? Can you play The Murder of Gonzago?Ham II.ii.535
Wee'l ha't to morrow night. You could for aWe'll ha't tomorrow night. You could, for aHam II.ii.537
need study a speech of some dosen or sixteene lines,need study a speech of some dozen or sixteen lines,Ham II.ii.538
which I would set downe, and insert in't? Could ye not?which I would set down and insert in't, could you not?Ham II.ii.539
Very well. Follow that Lord, and looke you mockVery well. – Follow that lord, and look you mockHam II.ii.541
him not.him not.Ham II.ii.542
My good Friends, Ile leaue you til night / you are welcomeMy good friends, I'll leave you till night. You are welcomeHam II.ii.543
to Elsonower?to Elsinore.Ham II.ii.544
I so, God buy'ye:Ay, so, God bye to you.Ham II.ii.546.1
Now I am alone.Now I am alone.Ham II.ii.546.2
Oh what a Rogue and Pesant slaue am I?O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!Ham II.ii.547
Is it not monstrous that this Player heere,Is it not monstrous that this player here,Ham II.ii.548
But in a Fixion, in a dreame of Passion,But in a fiction, in a dream of passion,Ham II.ii.549
Could force his soule so to his whole conceit,Could force his soul so to his own conceitHam II.ii.550
That from her working, all his visage warm'd;That from her working all his visage wanned,Ham II.ii.551
Teares in his eyes, distraction in's Aspect,Tears in his eyes, distraction in his aspect,Ham II.ii.552
A broken voyce, and his whole Function suitingA broken voice, and his whole function suitingHam II.ii.553
With Formes, to his Conceit? And all for nothing?With forms to his conceit? And all for nothing.Ham II.ii.554
For Hecuba?For Hecuba!Ham II.ii.555
What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba,What's Hecuba to him, or he to her,Ham II.ii.556
That he should weepe for her? What would he doe,That he should weep for her? What would he doHam II.ii.557
Had he the Motiue and the Cue for passionHad he the motive and the cue for passionHam II.ii.558
That I haue? He would drowne the Stage with teares,That I have? He would drown the stage with tearsHam II.ii.559
And cleaue the generall eare with horrid speech:And cleave the general ear with horrid speech,Ham II.ii.560
Make mad the guilty, and apale the free,Make mad the guilty and appal the free,Ham II.ii.561
Confound the ignorant, and amaze indeed,Confound the ignorant, and amaze indeedHam II.ii.562
The very faculty of Eyes and Eares. Yet I,The very faculties of eyes and ears. Yet I,Ham II.ii.563
A dull and muddy-metled Rascall, peakeA dull and muddy-mettled rascal, peakHam II.ii.564
Like Iohn a-dreames, vnpregnant of my cause,Like John-a-dreams, unpregnant of my cause,Ham II.ii.565
And can say nothing: No, not for a King,And can say nothing, no, not for a kingHam II.ii.566
Vpon whose property, and most deere life,Upon whose property and most dear lifeHam II.ii.567
A damn'd defeate was made. Am I a Coward?A damned defeat was made. Am I a coward?Ham II.ii.568
Who calles me Villaine? breakes my pate a-crosse?Who calls me villain? Breaks my pate across?Ham II.ii.569
Pluckes off my Beard, and blowes it in my face?Plucks off my beard and blows it in my face?Ham II.ii.570
Tweakes me by'th'Nose? giues me the Lye i'th'Throate,Tweaks me by the nose? Gives me the lie i'th' throatHam II.ii.571
As deepe as to the Lungs? Who does me this?As deep as to the lungs? Who does me this?Ham II.ii.572
Ha? Why I should take it: for it cannot be,Ha, 'swounds, I should take it. For it cannot beHam II.ii.573
But I am Pigeon-Liuer'd, and lacke GallBut I am pigeon-livered and lack gallHam II.ii.574
To make Oppression bitter, or ere this,To make oppression bitter, or ere thisHam II.ii.575
I should haue fatted all the Region KitesI should ha' fatted all the region kitesHam II.ii.576
With this Slaues Offall, bloudy: a Bawdy villaine,With this slave's offal. Bloody, bawdy villain!Ham II.ii.577
Remorselesse, Treacherous, Letcherous, kindles villaine!Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain!Ham II.ii.578
Oh Vengeance!O, vengeance!Ham II.ii.579
Who? What an Asse am I? I sure, this is most braue,Why, what an ass am I! This is most brave,Ham II.ii.580
That I, the Sonne of the Deere murthered,That I, the son of a dear father murdered,Ham II.ii.581
Prompted to my Reuenge by Heauen, and Hell,Prompted to my revenge by heaven and hell,Ham II.ii.582
Must (like a Whore) vnpacke my heart with words,Must like a whore unpack my heart with wordsHam II.ii.583
And fall a Cursing like a very Drab,And fall a-cursing like a very drab,Ham II.ii.584
A Scullion ? Fye vpon't: Foh.A stallion! Fie upon't, foh! Ham II.ii.585
About my Braine. / I haue heard,About, my brains. Hum – I have heardHam II.ii.586
that guilty Creatures sitting at a Play,That guilty creatures sitting at a playHam II.ii.587
Haue by the very cunning of the Scoene,Have by the very cunning of the sceneHam II.ii.588
Bene strooke so to the soule, that presentlyBeen struck so to the soul that presentlyHam II.ii.589
They haue proclaim'd their Malefactions.They have proclaimed their malefactions.Ham II.ii.590
For Murther, though it haue no tongue, will speakeFor murder, though it have no tongue, will speakHam II.ii.591
With most myraculous Organ. Ile haue these Players,With most miraculous organ. I'll have these playersHam II.ii.592
Play something like the murder of my Father,Play something like the murder of my fatherHam II.ii.593
Before mine Vnkle. Ile obserue his lookes,Before mine uncle. I'll observe his looks.Ham II.ii.594
Ile tent him to the quicke: If he but blenchI'll tent him to the quick. If 'a do blench,Ham II.ii.595
I know my course. The Spirit that I haue seeneI know my course. The spirit that I have seenHam II.ii.596
May be the Diuell, and the Diuel hath powerMay be a devil, and the devil hath powerHam II.ii.597
T'assume a pleasing shape, yea and perhapsT' assume a pleasing shape, yea, and perhapsHam II.ii.598
Out of my Weaknesse, and my Melancholly,Out of my weakness and my melancholy,Ham II.ii.599
As he is very potent with such Spirits,As he is very potent with such spirits,Ham II.ii.600
Abuses me to damne me. Ile haue groundsAbuses me to damn me. I'll have groundsHam II.ii.601
More Relatiue then this: The Play's the thing,More relative than this. The play's the thingHam II.ii.602
Wherein Ile catch the Conscience of the King. Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King.Ham II.ii.603
To be, or not to be, that is the Question:To be, or not to be – that is the question;Ham III.i.56
Whether 'tis Nobler in the minde to sufferWhether 'tis nobler in the mind to sufferHam III.i.57
The Slings and Arrowes of outragious Fortune,The slings and arrows of outrageous fortuneHam III.i.58
Or to take Armes against a Sea of troubles,Or to take arms against a sea of troublesHam III.i.59
And by opposing end them: to dye, to sleepeAnd by opposing end them. To die, to sleep – Ham III.i.60
No more; and by a sleepe, to say we endNo more – and by a sleep to say we endHam III.i.61
The Heart-ake, and the thousand Naturall shockesThe heartache and the thousand natural shocksHam III.i.62
That Flesh is heyre too? 'Tis a consummationThat flesh is heir to. 'Tis a consummationHam III.i.63
Deuoutly to be wish'd. To dye to sleepe,Devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep – Ham III.i.64
To sleepe, perchance to Dreame; I, there's the rub,To sleep – perchance to dream. Ay, there's the rub.Ham III.i.65
For in that sleepe of death, what dreames may come,For in that sleep of death what dreams may comeHam III.i.66
When we haue shufflel'd off this mortall coile,When we have shuffled off this mortal coilHam III.i.67
Must giue vs pawse. There's the respectMust give us pause. There's the respectHam III.i.68
That makes Calamity of so long life:That makes calamity of so long life.Ham III.i.69
For who would beare the Whips and Scornes of time,For who would bear the whips and scorns of time,Ham III.i.70
The Oppressors wrong, the poore mans Contumely,Th' oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely,Ham III.i.71
The pangs of dispriz'd Loue, the Lawes delay,The pangs of despised love, the law's delay,Ham III.i.72
The insolence of Office, and the SpurnesThe insolence of office, and the spurnsHam III.i.73
That patient merit of the vnworthy takes,That patient merit of th' unworthy takes,Ham III.i.74
When he himselfe might his Quietus makeWhen he himself might his quietus makeHam III.i.75
With a bare Bodkin? Who would these Fardles beareWith a bare bodkin? Who would fardels bear,Ham III.i.76
To grunt and sweat vnder a weary life,To grunt and sweat under a weary life,Ham III.i.77
But that the dread of something after death,But that the dread of something after death,Ham III.i.78
The vndiscouered Countrey, from whose BorneThe undiscovered country, from whose bournHam III.i.79
No Traueller returnes, Puzels the will,No traveller returns, puzzles the will,Ham III.i.80
And makes vs rather beare those illes we haue,And makes us rather bear those ills we haveHam III.i.81
Then flye to others that we know not of.Than fly to others that we know not of?Ham III.i.82
Thus Conscience does make Cowards of vs all,Thus conscience does make cowards of us all;Ham III.i.83
And thus the Natiue hew of ResolutionAnd thus the native hue of resolutionHam III.i.84
Is sicklied o're, with the pale cast of Thought,Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought,Ham III.i.85
And enterprizes of great pith and moment,And enterprises of great pitch and momentHam III.i.86
With this regard their Currants turne away,With this regard their currents turn awryHam III.i.87
And loose the name of Action. Soft you now,And lose the name of action. Soft you now,Ham III.i.88
The faire Ophelia? Nimph, in thy OrizonsThe fair Ophelia! – Nymph, in thy orisonsHam III.i.89
Be all my sinnes remembred.Be all my sins remembered.Ham III.i.90.1
I humbly thanke you: well, well, well.I humbly thank you, well, well, well.Ham III.i.92
No, no,No, not I.Ham III.i.95.2
I neuer gaue you ought.I never gave you aught.Ham III.i.96
Ha, ha: Are you honest?Ha, ha! Are you honest?Ham III.i.103
Are you faire?Are you fair?Ham III.i.105
That if you be honest and faire, your HonestyThat if you be honest and fair, your honestyHam III.i.107
should admit no discourse to your Beautie.should admit no discourse to your beauty.Ham III.i.108
I trulie: for the power of Beautie, will soonerAy, truly. For the power of beauty will soonerHam III.i.111
transforme Honestie from what it is, to a Bawd, then thetransform honesty from what it is to a bawd than theHam III.i.112
force of Honestie can translate Beautie into his likenesse.force of honesty can translate beauty into his likeness.Ham III.i.113
This was sometime a Paradox, but now the time giues itThis was sometime a paradox, but now the time gives itHam III.i.114
proofe. I did loue you once.proof. I did love you once.Ham III.i.115
You should not haue beleeued me. For vertueYou should not have believed me. For virtueHam III.i.117
cannot so innocculate our old stocke, but we shall rellish ofcannot so inoculate our old stock but we shall relish ofHam III.i.118
it. I loued you not.it. I loved you not.Ham III.i.119
Get thee to a Nunnerie. Why would'st thou be aGet thee to a nunnery. Why wouldst thou be aHam III.i.121
breeder of Sinners? I am my selfe indifferent honest, butbreeder of sinners? I am myself indifferent honest, butHam III.i.122
yet I could accuse me of such things, that it were betteryet I could accuse me of such things that it were betterHam III.i.123
my Mother had not borne me. I am very prowd, reuengefull,my mother had not borne me. I am very proud, revengeful,Ham III.i.124
Ambitious, with more offences at my becke, then Iambitious, with more offences at my beck than IHam III.i.125
haue thoughts to put them in imagination, to giue them have thoughts to put them in, imagination to give themHam III.i.126
shape, or time to acte them in. What should such Fellowesshape, or time to act them in. What should such fellowsHam III.i.127
as I do, crawling betweene Heauen and Earth. We are as I do crawling between earth and heaven? We areHam III.i.128
arrant Knaues all, beleeue none of vs. Goe thy wayes to aarrant knaves all. Believe none of us. Go thy ways to aHam III.i.129
Nunnery. Where's your Father?nunnery. Where's your father?Ham III.i.130
Let the doores be shut vpon him, that he mayLet the doors be shut upon him, that he mayHam III.i.132
play the Foole no way, but in's owne house. Farewell.play the fool nowhere but in's own house. Farewell.Ham III.i.133
If thou doest Marry, Ile giue thee this Plague forIf thou dost marry, I'll give thee this plague forHam III.i.135
thy Dowrie. Be thou as chast as Ice, as pure as Snow,thy dowry: be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow,Ham III.i.136
thou shalt not escape Calumny. Get thee to a Nunnery.thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery.Ham III.i.137
Go, Farewell. Or if thou wilt needs Marry, marry a fool:Go, farewell. Or, if thou wilt needs marry, marry a fool.Ham III.i.138
for Wise men know well enough, what monsters youFor wise men know well enough what monsters youHam III.i.139
make of them. To a Nunnery go, and quickly too.make of them. To a nunnery, go, and quickly too.Ham III.i.140
Farwell. Farewell.Ham III.i.141
I haue heard of your pratlings too wel enough.I have heard of your paintings too, well enough.Ham III.i.143
God has giuen you one pace, and you make your selfeGod has given you one face, and you make yourselvesHam III.i.144
another: you gidge, you amble, and you lispe, and nicknameanother. You jig and amble, and you lisp. You nickname Ham III.i.145
Gods creatures, and make your Wantonnesse, yourGod's creatures and make your wantonness yourHam III.i.146
Ignorance. Go too, Ile no more on't, it hath made meignorance. Go to, I'll no more on't. It hath made meHam III.i.147
mad. I say, we will haue no more Marriages. Those thatmad. I say we will have no more marriage. Those thatHam III.i.148
are married already, all but one shall liue, the rest are married already – all but one – shall live. The restHam III.i.149
shall keep as they are. To a Nunnery, go. shall keep as they are. To a nunnery, go.Ham III.i.150
Speake the Speech I pray you, as I pronounc'dSpeak the speech, I pray you, as I pronouncedHam III.ii.1
it to you trippingly on the Tongue: But if you mouth it,it to you, trippingly on the tongue. But if you mouth itHam III.ii.2
as many of your Players do, I had as liue the Town-Cryeras many of your players do, I had as lief the town crierHam III.ii.3
had spoke my Lines: Nor do not saw the Ayre too muchspoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much withHam III.ii.4
your hand thus, but vse all gently; for in the verie Torrent,your hand, thus. But use all gently. For in the very torrent,Ham III.ii.5
Tempest, and (as I may say) the Whirle-winde oftempest, and, as I may say, whirlwind of yourHam III.ii.6
Passion, you must acquire and beget a Temperance thatpassion, you must acquire and beget a temperance thatHam III.ii.7
may giue it Smoothnesse. O it offends mee to the Soule, to may give it smoothness. O, it offends me to the soul toHam III.ii.8
see a robustious Pery-wig-pated Fellow, teare a Passion tohear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion toHam III.ii.9
tatters, to verie ragges, to split the eares of the Groundlings:tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings,Ham III.ii.10
who (for the most part) are capeable of nothing, butwho for the most part are capable of nothing butHam III.ii.11
inexplicable dumbe shewes, & noise: I could haue such ainexplicable dumb-shows and noise. I would have such aHam III.ii.12
Fellow whipt for o're-doing Termagant: it out- Herod's fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant. It out-HerodsHam III.ii.13
Herod. Pray you auoid it.Herod. Pray you avoid it.Ham III.ii.14
Be not too tame neyther: but let your owne DiscretionBe not too tame neither. But let your own discretionHam III.ii.16
be your Tutor. Sute the Action to the Word, thebe your tutor. Suit the action to the word, theHam III.ii.17
Word to the Action, with this speciall obseruance: Thatword to the action, with this special observance, thatHam III.ii.18
you ore-stop not the modestie of Nature; for any thing soyou o'erstep not the modesty of nature. For anything soHam III.ii.19
ouer-done, is frõ the purpose of Playing, whose endo'erdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end,Ham III.ii.20
both at the first and now, was and is, to hold as 'twerboth at the first and now, was and is to hold, as 'twere,Ham III.ii.21
the Mirrour vp to Nature; to shew Vertue her owne Feature,the mirror up to nature, to show virtue her own feature,Ham III.ii.22
Scorne her owne Image, and the verie Age and Bodie of thescorn her own image, and the very age and body of theHam III.ii.23
Time, his forme and pressure. Now, this ouer-done, or cometime his form and pressure. Now this overdone, or comeHam III.ii.24
tardie off, though it make the vnskilfull laugh, cannottardy off, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannotHam III.ii.25
but make the Iudicious greeue; The censure of the whichbut make the judicious grieve; the censure of the whichHam III.ii.26
One, must in your allowance o're-way a whole Theaterone must in your allowance o'erweigh a whole theatreHam III.ii.27
of Others. Oh, there bee Players that I haue seene Play, andof others. O, there be players that I have seen play, andHam III.ii.28
heard others praise, and that highly (not to speake itheard others praise, and that highly, not to speak itHam III.ii.29
prophanely) that neyther hauing the accent of Christians,profanely, that, neither having th' accent of ChristiansHam III.ii.30
nor the gate of Christian, Pagan, or Norman, haue so nor the gait of Christian, pagan, nor man, have soHam III.ii.31
strutted and bellowed, that I haue thought some ofstrutted and bellowed that I have thought some ofHam III.ii.32
Natures Iouerney-men had made men, and not madeNature's journeymen had made men, and not madeHam III.ii.33
them well, they imitated Humanity so abhominably. them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.Ham III.ii.34
O reforme it altogether. And let those that playO, reform it altogether! And let those that playHam III.ii.37
your Clownes, speake no more then is set downe for them.your clowns speak no more than is set down for them.Ham III.ii.38
For there be of them, that will themselues laugh, to set on For there be of them that will themselves laugh to set onHam III.ii.39
some quantitie of barren Spectators to laugh too, thoughsome quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, thoughHam III.ii.40
in the meane time, some necessary Question of the Play bein the meantime some necessary question of the play beHam III.ii.41
then to be considered: that's Villanous, & shewes athen to be considered. That's villainous, and shows aHam III.ii.42
most pittifull Ambition in the Foole that vses it.most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses it. And thenHam III.ii.43
you have some again that keeps one suit of jests, as a manHam III.ii.44
is known by one suit of apparel; and gentlemen quoteHam III.ii.45
his jests down in their tables before they come to theHam III.ii.46
play; as thus, ‘ Cannot you stay till I eat my porridge?’,Ham III.ii.47
and ‘ You owe me a quarter's wages,’ and ‘ My coatHam III.ii.48
wants a cullison,’ and ‘ Your beer is sour,’ and blabberingHam III.ii.49
with his lips, and thus keeping in his cinquepace ofHam III.ii.50
jests, when, God knows, the warm clown cannot make aHam III.ii.51
jest unless by chance, as the blind man catcheth a hare.Ham III.ii.52
Masters, tell him of it.Ham III.ii.53
Go make you readie. Well, go make you ready.Ham III.ii.55
How now my Lord, / Will the King heare this peece ofHow now, my lord? Will the King hear this piece ofHam III.ii.56
Worke?work?Ham III.ii.57
Bid the Players make hast. Bid the players make haste.Ham III.ii.59
Will you two helpe to hasten them?Will you two help to hasten them?Ham III.ii.60
What hoa, Horatio?What, ho, Horatio!Ham III.ii.62
Horatio, thou art eene as iust a manHoratio, thou art e'en as just a manHam III.ii.64
As ere my Conuersation coap'd withall.As e'er my conversation coped withal.Ham III.ii.65
Nay, do not thinke I flatter:Nay, do not think I flatter.Ham III.ii.66.2
For what aduancement may I hope from thee,For what advancement may I hope from thee,Ham III.ii.67
That no Reuennew hast, but thy good spiritsThat no revenue hast but thy good spiritsHam III.ii.68
To feed & cloath thee. Why shold the poor be flatter'd?To feed and clothe thee? Why should the poor be flattered?Ham III.ii.69
No, let the Candied tongue, like absurd pompe,No, let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp,Ham III.ii.70
And crooke the pregnant Hindges of the knee,And crook the pregnant hinges of the kneeHam III.ii.71
Where thrift may follow faining? Dost thou heare,Where thrift may follow fawning. Dost thou hear?Ham III.ii.72
Since my deere Soule was Mistris of my choyse,Since my dear soul was mistress of her choiceHam III.ii.73
And could of men distinguish, her electionAnd could of men distinguish her election,Ham III.ii.74
Hath seal'd thee for her selfe. For thou hast beneSh'hath sealed thee for herself. For thou hast beenHam III.ii.75
As one in suffering all, that suffers nothing.As one, in suffering all, that suffers nothing,Ham III.ii.76
A man that Fortunes buffets, and RewardsA man that Fortune's buffets and rewardsHam III.ii.77
Hath 'tane with equall Thankes. And blest are those,Hast ta'en with equal thanks. And blest are thoseHam III.ii.78
Whose Blood and Iudgement are so well co-mingled,Whose blood and judgement are so well commeddledHam III.ii.79
That they are not a Pipe for Fortunes finger,That they are not a pipe for Fortune's fingerHam III.ii.80
To sound what stop she please. Giue me that man,To sound what stop she please. Give me that manHam III.ii.81
That is not Passions Slaue, and I will weare himThat is not passion's slave, and I will wear himHam III.ii.82
In my hearts Core: I, in my Heart of heart,In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart,Ham III.ii.83
As I do thee. Something too much of this.As I do thee. Something too much of this.Ham III.ii.84
There is a Play to night before the King,There is a play tonight before the King.Ham III.ii.85
One Scoene of it comes neere the CircumstanceOne scene of it comes near the circumstance,Ham III.ii.86
Which I haue told thee, of my Fathers death.Which I have told thee, of my father's death.Ham III.ii.87
I prythee, when thou see'st that Acte a-foot,I prithee, when thou seest that act afoot,Ham III.ii.88
Euen with the verie Comment of my SouleEven with the very comment of thy soulHam III.ii.89
Obserue mine Vnkle: If his occulted guilt,Observe my uncle. If his occulted guiltHam III.ii.90
Do not it selfe vnkennell in one speech,Do not itself unkennel in one speech,Ham III.ii.91
It is a damned Ghost that we haue seene:It is a damned ghost that we have seen,Ham III.ii.92
And my Imaginations are as fouleAnd my imaginations are as foulHam III.ii.93
As Vulcans Stythe. Giue him needfull note,As Vulcan's stithy. Give him heedful note.Ham III.ii.94
For I mine eyes will riuet to his Face:For I mine eyes will rivet to his face,Ham III.ii.95
And after we will both our iudgements ioyne,And after we will both our judgements joinHam III.ii.96
To censure of his seeming.In censure of his seeming.Ham III.ii.97.1
They are comming to the Play: I must be idle. GetThey are coming to the play. I must be idle. GetHam III.ii.100
you a place.you a place.Ham III.ii.101
Excellent Ifaith, of the Camelions dish: I eateExcellent, i'faith; of the chameleon's dish. I eatHam III.ii.103
the Ayre promise-cramm'd, you cannot feed Capons so.the air, promise-crammed. You cannot feed capons so.Ham III.ii.104
No, nor mine. Now my Lord, youNo, nor mine now. (to Polonius) My lord, you Ham III.ii.107
plaid once i'th'Vniuersity, you say?played once i'th' university, you say?Ham III.ii.108
And what did you enact?What did you enact?Ham III.ii.111
It was a bruite part of him, to kill so Capitall a CalfeIt was a brute part of him to kill so capital a calfHam III.ii.114
there. Be the Players ready?there. Be the players ready?Ham III.ii.115
No good Mother, here's Mettle more attractiue.No, good mother. Here's metal more attractive.Ham III.ii.119
Ladie, shall I lye in your Lap?Lady, shall I lie in your lap?Ham III.ii.121
I meane, my Head vpon your Lap?I mean, my head upon your lap?Ham III.ii.123
Do you thinke I meant Country matters?Do you think I meant country matters?Ham III.ii.125
That's a faire thought to ly between MaidsThat's a fair thought – to lie between maids'Ham III.ii.127
legslegs.Ham III.ii.128
Nothing.Nothing.Ham III.ii.130
Who I?Who, I?Ham III.ii.132
Oh God, your onely Iigge-maker: what should aO God, your only jig-maker! What should aHam III.ii.134
man do, but be merrie. For looke you how cheerefully myman do but be merry? For look you how cheerfully myHam III.ii.135
Mother lookes, and my Father dyed within's two Houres.mother looks, and my father died within's two hours.Ham III.ii.136
So long? Nay then let the Diuel weare blacke, forSo long? Nay then, let the devil wear black, forHam III.ii.138
Ile haue a suite of Sables. Oh Heauens! dye two monethsI'll have a suit of sables. O heavens! Die two monthsHam III.ii.139
ago, and not forgotten yet? Then there's hope, a greatago, and not forgotten yet? Then there's hope a greatHam III.ii.140
mans Memorie, may out-liue his life halfe a yeare: Butman's memory may outlive his life half a year. But, by'rHam III.ii.141
byrlady he must builde Churches then: or else shall he sufferLady, 'a must build churches then, or else shall 'a sufferHam III.ii.142
not thinking on, with the Hoby-horsse, whose Epitaphnot thinking on, with the hobby-horse, whose epitaphHam III.ii.143
is, For o, For o, the Hoby-horse is forgot.is ‘ For O, for O, the hobby-horse is forgot!’Ham III.ii.144
Marry this is Miching Malicho, that meanesMarry, this is miching mallecho. It meansHam III.ii.146
Mischeefe.mischief.Ham III.ii.147
We shall know by these Fellowes: the Players cannotWe shall know by this fellow. The players cannotHam III.ii.150
keepe counsell, they'l tell all.keep counsel. They'll tell all.Ham III.ii.151
I, or any shew that you'l shew him. Bee notAy, or any show that you will show him. Be notHam III.ii.153
you asham'd to shew, hee'l not shame to tell you whatyou ashamed to show, he'll not shame to tell you whatHam III.ii.154
it meanes.it means.Ham III.ii.155
Is this a Prologue, or the Poesie of a Ring?Is this a prologue, or the posy of a ring?Ham III.ii.161
As Womans loue.As woman's love.Ham III.ii.163
Wormwood, Wormwood.That's wormwood.Ham III.ii.191
If she should breake it now.If she should break it now!Ham III.ii.234
Madam, how like you this Play?Madam, how like you this play?Ham III.ii.239
Oh but shee'l keepe her word.O, but she'll keep her word.Ham III.ii.241
No, no, they do but iest, poyson in iest, noNo, no, they do but jest, poison in jest. NoHam III.ii.244
Offence i'th'world.offence i'th' world.Ham III.ii.245
The Mouse-trap: Marry how? Tropically: ThisThe Mousetrap. Marry, how? Tropically. ThisHam III.ii.247
Play is the Image of a murder done in Vienna: Gonzago play is the image of a murder done in Vienna. GonzagoHam III.ii.248
is the Dukes name, his wife Baptista: you shall seeis the duke's name; his wife, Baptista. You shall seeHam III.ii.249
anon: 'tis a knauish peece of worke: But what o'that?anon. 'Tis a knavish piece of work. But what of that?Ham III.ii.250
Your Maiestie, and wee that haue free soules, it touches vsYour majesty, and we that have free souls, it touches usHam III.ii.251
not: let the gall'd iade winch: our withers are vnrung.not. Let the galled jade wince. Our withers are unwrung.Ham III.ii.252
This is one Lucianus nephew to the King.This is one Lucianus, nephew to the King.Ham III.ii.253
I could interpret betweene you and your loue: ifI could interpret between you and your love, ifHam III.ii.255
I could see the Puppets dallying.I could see the puppets dallying.Ham III.ii.256
It would cost you a groaning, to take off myIt would cost you a groaning to take off mineHam III.ii.258
edge.edge.Ham III.ii.259
So you mistake Husbands. / Begin Murderer.So you must take your husbands. – Begin, murderer.Ham III.ii.261
Pox, leaue thy damnable Faces, and begin. Come,Pox, leave thy damnable faces and begin. Come;Ham III.ii.262
the croaking Rauen doth bellow for Reuenge. the croaking raven doth bellow for revenge.Ham III.ii.263
He poysons him i'th'Garden for's estate: His'A poisons him i'th' garden for his estate. HisHam III.ii.270
name's Gonzago: the Story is extant and writ inname's Gonzago. The story is extant, and written in veryHam III.ii.271
choyce Italian. You shall see anon how the Murthererchoice Italian. You shall see anon how the murdererHam III.ii.272
gets the loue of Gonzago's wife.gets the love of Gonzago's wife.Ham III.ii.273
What, frighted with false fire.What, frighted with false fire?Ham III.ii.275
Why let the strucken Deere go weepe,Why, let the strucken deer go weep,Ham III.ii.280
The Hart vngalled play:The hart ungalled play.Ham III.ii.281
For some must watch, while some must sleepe;For some must watch, while some must sleep.Ham III.ii.282
So runnes the world away.Thus runs the world away.Ham III.ii.283
Would not this Sir, and a Forrest of Feathers, if the rest Would not this, sir, and a forest of feathers – if the restHam III.ii.284
of my Fortunes tutne Turke with me; with two Prouinciallof my fortunes turn Turk with me – with two ProvincialHam III.ii.285
Roses on my rac'd Shooes, get me a Fellowship in a crie ofroses on my razed shoes, get me a fellowship in a cry ofHam III.ii.286
Players sir. players, sir?Ham III.ii.287
A whole one I,A whole one, I.Ham III.ii.289
For thou dost know: Oh Damon deere,For thou dost know, O Damon dearHam III.ii.290
This Realme dismantled wasThis realm dismantled wasHam III.ii.291
of Ioue himselfe, / And now reignes heere.Of Jove himself; and now reigns hereHam III.ii.292
A verie verie Paiocke.A very, very – peacock.Ham III.ii.293
Oh good Horatio, Ile take the Ghosts word for aO good Horatio, I'll take the ghost's word for aHam III.ii.295
thousand pound. Did'st perceiue?thousand pound. Didst perceive?Ham III.ii.296
Vpon the talke of the poysoning?Upon the talk of the poisoning?Ham III.ii.298
Oh, ha? Come some Musick. Come ye Recorders:Aha! Come, some music! Come, the recorders!Ham III.ii.300
For if the King like not the Comedie,For if the King like not the comedy,Ham III.ii.301
Why then belike he likes it not perdie.Why then, belike he likes it not, perdy.Ham III.ii.302
Come some Musicke.Come, some music!Ham III.ii.303
Sir, a whole History.Sir, a whole history.Ham III.ii.306
I sir, what of him?Ay, sir, what of him?Ham III.ii.308
With drinke Sir?With drink, sir?Ham III.ii.311
Your wisedome should shew it selfe more richer, to Your wisdom should show itself more richer toHam III.ii.313
signifie this to his Doctor: for for me to put him to hissignify this to the doctor. For for me to put him to hisHam III.ii.314
Purgation, would perhaps plundge him into farre more Choller.purgation would perhaps plunge him into more choler.Ham III.ii.315
I am tame Sir, pronounce.I am tame, sir. Pronounce.Ham III.ii.318
You are welcome.You are welcome.Ham III.ii.321
Sir, I cannot.Sir, I cannot.Ham III.ii.327
Make you a wholsome answere: my witsMake you a wholesome answer. My wit'sHam III.ii.329
diseas'd. But sir, such answers as I can make, you shaldiseased. But, sir, such answer as I can make, you shallHam III.ii.330
command: or rather you say, my Mother: therforecommand; or rather, as you say, my mother. ThereforeHam III.ii.331
no more but to the matter. My Mother you say.no more, but to the matter. My mother, you say – Ham III.ii.332
Oh wonderfull Sonne, that can so astonish a Mother.O wonderful son, that can so 'stonish a mother!Ham III.ii.335
But is there no sequell at the heeles of this MothersBut is there no sequel at the heels of this mother'sHam III.ii.336
admiration?admiration? Impart.Ham III.ii.337
We shall obey, were she ten times our Mother.We shall obey, were she ten times our mother.Ham III.ii.340
Haue you any further Trade with vs?Have you any further trade with us?Ham III.ii.341
So I do still, by these pickers and stealers.And do still, by these pickers and stealers.Ham III.ii.343
Sir I lacke Aduancement.Sir, I lack advancement.Ham III.ii.347
I, but while the grasse growes, the ProuerbeAy, sir, but ‘ while the grass grows ’ – the proverbHam III.ii.351
is something musty.is something musty.Ham III.ii.352
O the Recorder. Let me see, to withdraw withO, the recorders. Let me see one. – To withdraw withHam III.ii.353
you, why do you go about to recouer the winde of mee, asyou – why do you go about to recover the wind of me, asHam III.ii.354
if you would driue me into a toyle?if you would drive me into a toil?Ham III.ii.355
I do not well vnderstand that. Will you playI do not well understand that. Will you playHam III.ii.358
vpon this Pipe?upon this pipe?Ham III.ii.359
I pray you.I pray you.Ham III.ii.361
I do beseech you.I do beseech you.Ham III.ii.363
'Tis as easie as lying: gouerne these Ventiges withIt is as easy as lying. Govern these ventages withHam III.ii.365
your finger and thumbe, giue it breath with your mouth,your fingers and thumb; give it breath with your mouth;Ham III.ii.366
and it will discourse most excellent Musicke. Looke you,and it will discourse most eloquent music. Look you,Ham III.ii.367
these are the stoppes.these are the stops.Ham III.ii.368
Why looke you now, how vnworthy a thing youWhy, look you now, how unworthy a thing youHam III.ii.371
make of me: you would play vpon mee; you would seememake of me! You would play upon me. You would seemHam III.ii.372
to know my stops: you would pluck out the heart of myto know my stops. You would pluck out the heart of myHam III.ii.373
Mysterie; you would sound mee from my lowest Note, tomystery. You would sound me from my lowest note toHam III.ii.374
the top of my Compasse: and there is much Musicke, excellentthe top of my compass. And there is much music, excellentHam III.ii.375
Voice, in this little Organe, yet cannot you make it.voice, in this little organ. Yet cannot you make itHam III.ii.376
Why do you thinke, that I am easier to bee plaidspeak. 'Sblood, do you think I am easier to be playedHam III.ii.377
on, then a Pipe? Call me what Instrument you will,on than a pipe? Call me what instrument you will,Ham III.ii.378
though you can fret me, you cannot play vpon me.though you can fret me, you cannot play upon me.Ham III.ii.379
God blesse you Sir.God bless you, sir!Ham III.ii.380
Do you see that Clowd? that's almost in shapeDo you see yonder cloud that's almost in shapeHam III.ii.383
like a Camell.of a camel?Ham III.ii.384
Me thinkes it is like a Weazell.Methinks it is like a weasel.Ham III.ii.386
Or like a Whale?Or like a whale.Ham III.ii.388
Then will I come to my Mother, by and by:Then I will come to my mother by and by.Ham III.ii.390
They foole me to the top of my bent. / I will(aside) They fool me to the top of my bent. – I willHam III.ii.391
come by and by.come by and by.Ham III.ii.392
By and by, is easily said.‘ By and by ’ is easily said.Ham III.ii.394.1
Leaue me Friends:Leave me, friends.Ham III.ii.394.2
'Tis now the verie witching time of night,'Tis now the very witching time of night,Ham III.ii.395
When Churchyards yawne, and Hell it selfe breaths outWhen churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes outHam III.ii.396
Contagion to this world. Now could I drink hot blood,Contagion to this world. Now could I drink hot bloodHam III.ii.397
And do such bitter businesse as the dayAnd do such bitter business as the dayHam III.ii.398
Would quake to looke on. Soft now, to my Mother:Would quake to look on. Soft, now to my mother.Ham III.ii.399
Oh Heart, loose not thy Nature; let not euerO heart, lose not thy nature. Let not everHam III.ii.400
The Soule of Nero, enter this firme bosome:The soul of Nero enter this firm bosom.Ham III.ii.401
Let me be cruell, not vnnaturall,Let me be cruel, not unnatural.Ham III.ii.402
I will speake Daggers to her, but vse none:I will speak daggers to her, but use none.Ham III.ii.403
My Tongue and Soule in this be Hypocrites.My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites.Ham III.ii.404
How in my words someuer she be shent,How in my words somever she be shent,Ham III.ii.405
To giue them Seales, neuer my Soule consent.To give them seals never, my soul, consent!Ham III.ii.406
Now might I do it pat, now he is praying,Now might I do it pat, now 'a is a-praying.Ham III.iii.73
And now Ile doo't, and so he goes to Heauen,And now I'll do't. And so 'a goes to heaven.Ham III.iii.74
And so am I reueng'd: that would be scann'd,And so am I revenged. That would be scanned.Ham III.iii.75
A Villaine killes my Father, and for thatA villain kills my father, and for thatHam III.iii.76
I his foule Sonne, do this same Villaine sendI, his sole son, do this same villain sendHam III.iii.77
To heauen.To heaven.Ham III.iii.78
Oh this is hyre and Sallery, not Reuenge.Why, this is hire and salary, not revenge.Ham III.iii.79
He tooke my Father grossely, full of bread,'A took my father grossly, full of bread,Ham III.iii.80
With all his Crimes broad blowne, as fresh as May,With all his crimes broad blown, as flush as May;Ham III.iii.81
And how his Audit stands, who knowes, saue Heauen:And how his audit stands, who knows save heaven?Ham III.iii.82
But in our circumstance and course of thoughtBut in our circumstance and course of thought,Ham III.iii.83
'Tis heauie with him: and am I then reueng'd,'Tis heavy with him. And am I then revenged,Ham III.iii.84
To take him in the purging of his Soule,To take him in the purging of his soul,Ham III.iii.85
When he is fit and season'd for his passage?When he is fit and seasoned for his passage?Ham III.iii.86
No.No.Ham III.iii.87
Vp Sword, and know thou a more horrid hentUp, sword, and know thou a more horrid hent.Ham III.iii.88
When he is drunke asleepe: or in his Rage,When he is drunk asleep, or in his rage,Ham III.iii.89
Or in th'incestuous pleasure of his bed,Or in th' incestuous pleasure of his bed,Ham III.iii.90
At gaming, swearing, or about some acteAt game, a-swearing, or about some actHam III.iii.91
That ha's no rellish of Saluation in't,That has no relish of salvation in't – Ham III.iii.92
Then trip him, that his heeles may kicke at Heauen,Then trip him, that his heels may kick at heaven,Ham III.iii.93
And that his Soule may be as damn'd aud blackeAnd that his soul may be as damned and blackHam III.iii.94
As Hell, whereto it goes. My Mother stayes,As hell, whereto it goes. My mother stays.Ham III.iii.95
This Physicke but prolongs thy sickly dayes. This physic but prolongs thy sickly days.Ham III.iii.96
Mother, mother, mother. Mother, mother, mother!Ham III.iv.6
Now Mother, what's the matter?Now, mother, what's the matter?Ham III.iv.9
Mother, you haue my Father much offended.Mother, you have my father much offended.Ham III.iv.11
Go, go, you question with an idle tongue.Go, go, you question with a wicked tongue.Ham III.iv.13
Whats the matter now?What's the matter now?Ham III.iv.14.2
No by the Rood, not so:No, by the Rood, not so!Ham III.iv.15.2
You are the Queene, your Husbands Brothers wife,You are the Queen, your husband's brother's wife,Ham III.iv.16
But would you were not so. You are my Mother.And, would it were not so, you are my mother.Ham III.iv.17
Come, come, and sit you downe, you shall not boudge:Come, come, and sit you down. You shall not budge.Ham III.iv.19
You go not till I set you vp a glasse,You go not till I set you up a glassHam III.iv.20
Where you may see the inmost part of you?Where you may see the inmost part of you.Ham III.iv.21
How now, a Rat? dead for a Ducate, dead. How now? A rat? Dead for a ducat, dead!Ham III.iv.25
Nay I know not, is it the King?Nay, I know not. Is it the King?Ham III.iv.27
A bloody deed, almost as bad good Mother,A bloody deed – almost as bad, good mother,Ham III.iv.29
As kill a King, and marrie with his Brother.As kill a king and marry with his brother.Ham III.iv.30
I Lady, 'twas my word.Ay, lady, it was my word.Ham III.iv.31.2
Thou wretched, rash, intruding foole farewell,Thou wretched, rash, intruding fool, farewell!Ham III.iv.32
I tooke thee for thy Betters, take thy Fortune,I took thee for thy better. Take thy fortune.Ham III.iv.33
Thou find'st to be too busie, is some danger.Thou findest to be too busy is some danger. – Ham III.iv.34
Leaue wringing of your hands, peace, sit you downe,Leave wringing of your hands. Peace, sit you down,Ham III.iv.35
And let me wring your heart, for so I shallAnd let me wring your heart. For so I shall,Ham III.iv.36
If it be made of penetrable stuffe;If it be made of penetrable stuff,Ham III.iv.37
If damned Custome haue not braz'd it so,If damned custom have not brassed it soHam III.iv.38
That it is proofe and bulwarke against Sense.That it be proof and bulwark against sense.Ham III.iv.39
Such an ActSuch an actHam III.iv.41.2
That blurres the grace and blush of Modestie,That blurs the grace and blush of modesty;Ham III.iv.42
Cals Vertue Hypocrite, takes off the RoseCalls virtue hypocrite; takes off the roseHam III.iv.43
From the faire forehead of an innocent loue,From the fair forehead of an innocent loveHam III.iv.44
And makes a blister there. Makes marriage vowesAnd sets a blister there; makes marriage vowsHam III.iv.45
As false as Dicers Oathes. Oh such a deed,As false as dicers' oaths; O, such a deedHam III.iv.46
As from the body of Contraction pluckesAs from the body of contraction plucksHam III.iv.47
The very soule, and sweete Religion makesThe very soul, and sweet religion makesHam III.iv.48
A rapsidie of words. Heauens face doth glow,A rhapsody of words! Heaven's face does glow,Ham III.iv.49
Yea this solidity and compound masse,Yea, this solidity and compound mass,Ham III.iv.50
With tristfull visage as against the doome,With tristful visage, as against the Doom,Ham III.iv.51
Is thought-sicke at the act.Is thought-sick at the act.Ham III.iv.52.1
Looke heere vpon this Picture, and on this,Look here upon this picture, and on this,Ham III.iv.54
The counterfet presentment of two Brothers:The counterfeit presentment of two brothers.Ham III.iv.55
See what a grace was seated on his Brow,See what a grace was seated on this brow:Ham III.iv.56
Hyperions curles, the front of Ioue himselfe,Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself,Ham III.iv.57
An eye like Mars, to threaten or commandAn eye like Mars, to threaten and command,Ham III.iv.58
A Station, like the Herald MercurieA station like the herald MercuryHam III.iv.59
New lighted on a heauen-kissing hill:New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill – Ham III.iv.60
A Combination, and a forme indeed,A combination and a form indeedHam III.iv.61
Where euery God did seeme to set his Seale,Where every god did seem to set his sealHam III.iv.62
To giue the world assurance of a man.To give the world assurance of a man.Ham III.iv.63
This was your Husband. Looke you now what followes.This was your husband. Look you now what follows.Ham III.iv.64
Heere is your Husband, like a Mildew'd eareHere is your husband; like a mildewed ear,Ham III.iv.65
Blasting his wholsom breath. Haue you eyes?Blasting his wholesome brother. Have you eyes?Ham III.iv.66
Could you on this faire Mountaine leaue to feed,Could you on this fair mountain leave to feed,Ham III.iv.67
And batten on this Moore? Ha? Haue you eyes?And batten on this moor? Ha! Have you eyes?Ham III.iv.68
You cannot call it Loue: For at your age,You cannot call it love. For at your ageHam III.iv.69
The hey-day in the blood is tame, it's humble,The heyday in the blood is tame; it's humble,Ham III.iv.70
And waites vpon the Iudgement: and what IudgementAnd waits upon the judgement; and what judgementHam III.iv.71
Would step from this, to this?Would step from this to this? Sense sure you have,Ham III.iv.72
Else could you not have motion. But sure that senseHam III.iv.73
Is apoplexed. For madness would not err,Ham III.iv.74
Nor sense to ecstasy was ne'er so thralledHam III.iv.75
But it reserved some quantity of choiceHam III.iv.76
What diuell was't,To serve in such a difference. What devil was'tHam III.iv.77
That thus hath cousend you at hoodman-blinde?That thus hath cozened you at hoodman-blind?Ham III.iv.78
Eyes without feeling, feeling without sight,Ham III.iv.79
Ears without hands or eyes, smelling sans all,Ham III.iv.80
Or but a sickly part of one true senseHam III.iv.81
Could not so mope.Ham III.iv.82
O Shame! where is thy Blush? Rebellious Hell,O shame, where is thy blush? Rebellious hell,Ham III.iv.83
If thou canst mutine in a Matrons bones,If thou canst mutine in a matron's bones,Ham III.iv.84
To flaming youth, let Vertue be as waxe,To flaming youth let virtue be as waxHam III.iv.85
And melt in her owne fire. Proclaime no shame,And melt in her own fire. Proclaim no shameHam III.iv.86
When the compulsiue Ardure giues the charge,When the compulsive ardour gives the charge,Ham III.iv.87
Since Frost it selfe, as actiuely doth burne,Since frost itself as actively doth burn,Ham III.iv.88
As Reason panders Will.And reason panders will.Ham III.iv.89.1
Nay, but to liueNay, but to liveHam III.iv.92.2
In the ranke sweat of an enseamed bed,In the rank sweat of an enseamed bed,Ham III.iv.93
Stew'd in Corruption; honying and making loueStewed in corruption, honeying and making loveHam III.iv.94
Ouer the nasty Stye.Over the nasty sty – Ham III.iv.95.1
A Murderer, and a Villaine:A murderer and a villain,Ham III.iv.97.2
A Slaue, that is not twentieth patt the tytheA slave that is not twentieth part the titheHam III.iv.98
Of your precedent Lord. A vice of Kings,Of your precedent lord, a vice of kings,Ham III.iv.99
A Cutpurse of the Empire and the Rule.A cutpurse of the empire and the rule,Ham III.iv.100
That from a shelfe, the precious Diadem stole,That from a shelf the precious diadem stoleHam III.iv.101
And put it in his Pocket.And put it in his pocket – Ham III.iv.102.1
A King of shreds and patches.A king of shreds and patches – Ham III.iv.103
Saue me; and houer o're me with your wingsSave me and hover o'er me with your wings,Ham III.iv.104
You heauenly Guards. What would you gracious figure?You heavenly guards! – What would your gracious figure?Ham III.iv.105
Do you not come your tardy Sonne to chide,Do you not come your tardy son to chide,Ham III.iv.107
That laps't in Time and Passion, lets go byThat, lapsed in time and passion, lets go byHam III.iv.108
Th'important acting of your dread command?Th' important acting of your dread command?Ham III.iv.109
Oh say.O, say!Ham III.iv.110
How is it with you Lady?How is it with you, lady?Ham III.iv.116.2
On him, on him: look you how pale he glares,On him, on him! Look you, how pale he glares!Ham III.iv.126
His forme and cause conioyn'd, preaching to stones,His form and cause conjoined, preaching to stones,Ham III.iv.127
Would make them capeable. Do not looke vpon me,Would make them capable. – Do not look upon me,Ham III.iv.128
Least with this pitteous action you conuertLest with this piteous action you convertHam III.iv.129
My sterne effects: then what I haue to do,My stern effects. Then what I have to doHam III.iv.130
Will want true colour; teares perchance for blood.Will want true colour – tears perchance for blood.Ham III.iv.131
Do you see nothing there?Do you see nothing there?Ham III.iv.132.2
Nor did you nothing heare?Nor did you nothing hear?Ham III.iv.134.1
Why look you there: looke how it steals away:Why, look you there! Look how it steals away!Ham III.iv.135
My Father in his habite, as he liued,My father, in his habit as he lived!Ham III.iv.136
Looke where he goes euen now out at the Portall. Look where he goes, even now, out at the portal!Ham III.iv.137
Extasie?Ecstasy?Ham III.iv.140.2
My Pulse as yours doth temperately keepe time,My pulse as yours doth temperately keep timeHam III.iv.141
And makes as healthfull Musicke. It is not madnesseAnd makes as healthful music. It is not madnessHam III.iv.142
That I haue vttered; bring me to the TestThat I have uttered. Bring me to the test,Ham III.iv.143
And I the matter will re-word: which madnesseAnd I the matter will reword, which madnessHam III.iv.144
Would gamboll from. Mother, for loue of Grace,Would gambol from. Mother, for love of grace,Ham III.iv.145
Lay not a flattering Vnction to your soule,Lay not that flattering unction to your soul,Ham III.iv.146
That not your trespasse, but my madnesse speakes:That not your trespass but my madness speaks.Ham III.iv.147
It will but skin and filme the Vlcerous place,It will but skin and film the ulcerous placeHam III.iv.148
Whil'st ranke Corruption mining all within,Whiles rank corruption, mining all within,Ham III.iv.149
Infects vnseene. Confesse your selfe to Heauen,Infects unseen. Confess yourself to heaven.Ham III.iv.150
Repent what's past, auoyd what is to come,Repent what's past. Avoid what is to come;Ham III.iv.151
And do not spred the Compost or the Weedes,And do not spread the compost on the weedsHam III.iv.152
To make them ranke. Forgiue me this my Vertue,To make them ranker. Forgive me this my virtue.Ham III.iv.153
For in the fatnesse of this pursie times,For in the fatness of these pursy timesHam III.iv.154
Vertue it selfe, of Vice must pardon begge,Virtue itself of vice must pardon beg,Ham III.iv.155
Yea courb, and woe, for leaue to do him good.Yea, curb and woo for leave to do him good.Ham III.iv.156
O throw away the worser part of it,O, throw away the worser part of it,Ham III.iv.158
And liue the purer with the other halfe.And live the purer with the other half.Ham III.iv.159
Good night, but go not to mine Vnkles bed,Good night. But go not to my uncle's bed.Ham III.iv.160
Assume a Vertue, if you haue it not,Assume a virtue, if you have it not.Ham III.iv.161
That monster custom, who all sense doth eat,Ham III.iv.162
Of habits devil, is angel yet in this,Ham III.iv.163
That to the use of actions fair and goodHam III.iv.164
He likewise gives a frock or liveryHam III.iv.165
refraine to night,That aptly is put on. Refrain tonight,Ham III.iv.166
And that shall lend a kinde of easinesseAnd that shall lend a kind of easinessHam III.iv.167
To the next abstinence.To the next abstinence; the next more easy;Ham III.iv.168
For use almost can change the stamp of nature,Ham III.iv.169
And either master the devil or throw him outHam III.iv.170
Once more goodnight,With wondrous potency. Once more, good night.Ham III.iv.171
And when you are desirous to be blest,And when you are desirous to be blest,Ham III.iv.172
Ile blessing begge of you. For this same Lord,I'll blessing beg of you. For this same lord,Ham III.iv.173
I do repent: but heauen hath pleas'd it so,I do repent. But heaven hath pleased it so,Ham III.iv.174
To punish me with this, and this with me,To punish me with this, and this with me,Ham III.iv.175
That I must be their Scourge and Minister.That I must be their scourge and minister.Ham III.iv.176
I will bestow him, and will answer wellI will bestow him and will answer wellHam III.iv.177
The death I gaue him: so againe, good night.The death I gave him. So again good night.Ham III.iv.178
I must be cruell, onely to be kinde;I must be cruel only to be kind.Ham III.iv.179
Thus bad begins, and worse remaines behinde.Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.Ham III.iv.180
One word more, good lady.Ham III.iv.181.1
Not this by no meanes that I bid you do:Not this, by no means, that I bid you do:Ham III.iv.182
Let the blunt King tempt you againe to bed,Let the bloat King tempt you again to bed,Ham III.iv.183
Pinch Wanton on your cheeke, call you his Mouse,Pinch wanton on your cheek, call you his mouse,Ham III.iv.184
And let him for a paire of reechie kisses,And let him, for a pair of reechy kisses,Ham III.iv.185
Or padling in your necke with his damn'd Fingers,Or paddling in your neck with his damned fingers,Ham III.iv.186
Make you to rauell all this matter out,Make you to ravel all this matter out,Ham III.iv.187
That I essentially am not in madnesse,That I essentially am not in madness,Ham III.iv.188
But made in craft. 'Twere good you let him know,But mad in craft. 'Twere good you let him know.Ham III.iv.189
For who that's but a Queene, faire, sober, wise,For who that's but a queen, fair, sober, wise,Ham III.iv.190
Would from a Paddocke, from a Bat, a Gibbe,Would from a paddock, from a bat, a gib,Ham III.iv.191
Such deere concernings hide, Who would do so,Such dear concernings hide? Who would do so?Ham III.iv.192
No in despight of Sense and Secrecie,No, in despite of sense and secrecy,Ham III.iv.193
Vnpegge the Basket on the houses top:Unpeg the basket on the house's top.Ham III.iv.194
Let the Birds flye, and like the famous ApeLet the birds fly, and like the famous ape,Ham III.iv.195
To try Conclusions in the Basket, creepeTo try conclusions, in the basket creepHam III.iv.196
And breake your owne necke downe.And break your own neck down.Ham III.iv.197
I must to England, you know that?I must to England. You know that?Ham III.iv.201.1
There's letters sealed, and my two schoolfellows,Ham III.iv.203
Whom I will trust as I will adders fanged,Ham III.iv.204
They bear the mandate. They must sweep my wayHam III.iv.205
And marshal me to knavery. Let it work.Ham III.iv.206
For 'tis the sport to have the enginerHam III.iv.207
Hoist with his own petar; and't shall go hardHam III.iv.208
But I will delve one yard below their minesHam III.iv.209
And blow them at the moon. O, 'tis most sweetHam III.iv.210
When in one line two crafts directly meet.Ham III.iv.211
This man shall set me packing:This man shall set me packing.Ham III.iv.212
Ile lugge the Guts into the Neighbor roome,I'll lug the guts into the neighbour room.Ham III.iv.213
Mother goodnight. Indeede this CounsellorMother, good night. Indeed, this counsellorHam III.iv.214
Is now most still, most secret, and most graue,Is now most still, most secret, and most grave,Ham III.iv.215
Who was in life, a foolish prating Knaue.Who was in life a foolish prating knave.Ham III.iv.216
Come sir, to draw toward an end with you.Come, sir, to draw toward an end with you.Ham III.iv.217
Good night Mother.Good night, mother.Ham III.iv.218
Safely stowed.Safely stowed.Ham IV.ii.1
What noise? Who cals on Hamlet?But soft, what noise? Who calls on Hamlet?Ham IV.ii.3
Oh heere they come. O, here they come.Ham IV.ii.4
Compounded it with dust, whereto 'tis Kinne.Compounded it with dust, whereto 'tis kin.Ham IV.ii.6
Do not beleeue it.Do not believe it.Ham IV.ii.9
That I can keepe your counsell, and not mine owne.That I can keep your counsel and not mine own.Ham IV.ii.11
Besides, to be demanded of a Spundge, what replication Besides, to be demanded of a sponge, what replicationHam IV.ii.12
should be made by the Sonne of a King.should be made by the son of a king?Ham IV.ii.13
I sir, that sokes vp the Kings Countenance,Ay, sir, that soaks up the King's countenance,Ham IV.ii.15
his Rewards, his Authorities (but such Officers do thehis rewards, his authorities. But such officers do theHam IV.ii.16
King best seruice in the end. He keepes them like an ApeKing best service in the end. He keeps them, like an apeHam IV.ii.17
in the corner of his iaw, first mouth'd to bean apple, in the corner of his jaw, first mouthed, to beHam IV.ii.18
last swallowed, when he needes what you haue glean'd,last swallowed. When he needs what you have gleaned,Ham IV.ii.19
it is but squeezing you, and Spundge you shall be dryit is but squeezing you and, sponge, you shall be dryHam IV.ii.20
againe.again.Ham IV.ii.21
I am glad of it: a knauish speech sleepes in aI am glad of it. A knavish speech sleeps in aHam IV.ii.23
foolish eare.foolish ear.Ham IV.ii.24
The body is with the King, but the King is notThe body is with the King, but the King is notHam IV.ii.27
with the body. The King, is a thing---with the body. The King is a thing – Ham IV.ii.28
Of nothing: bring me to him, hide Fox, and allOf nothing. Bring me to him. Hide fox, and allHam IV.ii.30
after. after.Ham IV.ii.31
At Supper.At supper.Ham IV.iii.17
Not where he eats, but where he is eaten, a certaineNot where he eats, but where 'a is eaten. A certainHam IV.iii.19
conuocation of wormes are e'ne at him. Yourconvocation of politic worms are e'en at him. YourHam IV.iii.20
worm is your onely Emperor for diet. We fat all creaturesworm is your only emperor for diet. We fat all creaturesHam IV.iii.21
else to fat vs, and we fat our selfe for Magots. Yourelse to fat us, and we fat ourselves for maggots. YourHam IV.iii.22
fat King, and your leane Begger is but variable seruicefat king and your lean beggar is but variable serviceHam IV.iii.23
to dishes, but to one Table that's the end.two dishes, but to one table. That's the end.Ham IV.iii.24
A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of aHam IV.iii.26
king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm.Ham IV.iii.27
Nothing but to shew you how a King may go aNothing but to show you how a king may go aHam IV.iii.29
Progresse through the guts of a Begger.progress through the guts of a beggar.Ham IV.iii.30
In heauen, send thither to see. If your Messenger In heaven. Send thither to see. If your messengerHam IV.iii.32
finde him not there, seeke him i'th other placefind him not there, seek him i'th' other placeHam IV.iii.33
your selfe: but indeed, if you finde him not thisyourself. But if indeed you find him not within thisHam IV.iii.34
moneth, you shall nose him as you go vp the staires intomonth, you shall nose him as you go up the stairs intoHam IV.iii.35
the Lobby.the lobby.Ham IV.iii.36
He will stay till ye come.'A will stay till you come.Ham IV.iii.38
For England?For England?Ham IV.iii.46
Good.Good.Ham IV.iii.48
I see a Cherube that see's him: but come, forI see a cherub that sees them. But come, forHam IV.iii.50
England. Farewell deere Mother.England! Farewell, dear mother.Ham IV.iii.51
My Mother: Father and Mother is man and wife:My mother. Father and mother is man and wife;Ham IV.iii.53
man & wife is one flesh, and so my mother. Come,man and wife is one flesh; and so, my mother. Come,Ham IV.iii.54
for England. for England!Ham IV.iii.55
Good sir, whose powers are these?Ham IV.iv.9
How purposed, sir, I pray you?Ham IV.iv.11
Who commands them, sir?Ham IV.iv.13
Goes it against the main of Poland, sir,Ham IV.iv.15
Or for some frontier?Ham IV.iv.16
Why, then the Polack never will defend it.Ham IV.iv.23
Two thousand souls and twenty thousand ducatsHam IV.iv.25
Will not debate the question of this straw.Ham IV.iv.26
This is th' imposthume of much wealth and peace,Ham IV.iv.27
That inward breaks, and shows no cause withoutHam IV.iv.28
Why the man dies. I humbly thank you, sir.Ham IV.iv.29
I'll be with you straight. Go a little before.Ham IV.iv.31
How all occasions do inform against meHam IV.iv.32
And spur my dull revenge! What is a man,Ham IV.iv.33
If his chief good and market of his timeHam IV.iv.34
Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more.Ham IV.iv.35
Sure He that made us with such large discourse,Ham IV.iv.36
Looking before and after, gave us notHam IV.iv.37
That capability and godlike reasonHam IV.iv.38
To fust in us unused. Now, whether it beHam IV.iv.39
Bestial oblivion, or some craven scrupleHam IV.iv.40
Of thinking too precisely on th' eventHam IV.iv.41
A thought which, quartered, hath but one part wisdomHam IV.iv.42
And ever three parts coward – I do not knowHam IV.iv.43
Why yet I live to say ‘ This thing's to do,’Ham IV.iv.44
Sith I have cause, and will, and strength, and meansHam IV.iv.45
To do't. Examples gross as earth exhort me.Ham IV.iv.46
Witness this army of such mass and charge,Ham IV.iv.47
Led by a delicate and tender prince,Ham IV.iv.48
Whose spirit, with divine ambition puffed,Ham IV.iv.49
Makes mouths at the invisible event,Ham IV.iv.50
Exposing what is mortal and unsureHam IV.iv.51
To all that fortune, death, and danger dare,Ham IV.iv.52
Even for an eggshell. Rightly to be greatHam IV.iv.53
Is not to stir without great argument,Ham IV.iv.54
But greatly to find quarrel in a strawHam IV.iv.55
When honour's at the stake. How stand I then,Ham IV.iv.56
That have a father killed, a mother stained,Ham IV.iv.57
Excitements of my reason and my blood,Ham IV.iv.58
And let all sleep, while to my shame I seeHam IV.iv.59
The imminent death of twenty thousand menHam IV.iv.60
That for a fantasy and trick of fameHam IV.iv.61
Go to their graves like beds, fight for a plotHam IV.iv.62
Whereon the numbers cannot try the cause,Ham IV.iv.63
Which is not tomb enough and continentHam IV.iv.64
To hide the slain? O, from this time forth,Ham IV.iv.65
My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!Ham IV.iv.66
Ha's this fellow no feeling of his businesse, that he Has this fellow no feeling of his business? 'AHam V.i.65
sings at Graue-making?sings in grave-making.Ham V.i.66
'Tis ee'n so; the hand of little Imployment'Tis e'en so. The hand of little employmentHam V.i.69
hath the daintier sense.hath the daintier sense.Ham V.i.70
That Scull had a tongue in it, and could singThat skull had a tongue in it, and could singHam V.i.75
once: how the knaue iowles it to th' grownd, as if it were once. How the knave jowls it to the ground, as if 'twereHam V.i.76
Caines Iaw-bone, that did the first murther: It might beCain's jawbone, that did the first murder! This might beHam V.i.77
the Pate of a Polititian which this Asse o're Offices:the pate of a politician, which this ass now o'erreaches;Ham V.i.78
one that could circumuent God, might it not?one that would circumvent God, might it not?Ham V.i.79
Or of a Courtier, which could say, Good Morrow Or of a courtier, which could say ‘ Good morrow,Ham V.i.81
sweet Lord: how dost thou, good Lord? thissweet lord! How dost thou, sweet lord?’ ThisHam V.i.82
might be my Lord such a one, that prais'd my Lord might be my Lord Such-a-one, that praised my LordHam V.i.83
such a ones Horse, when he meant to begge it; might itSuch-a-one's horse when 'a meant to beg it, might itHam V.i.84
not?not?Ham V.i.85
Why ee'n so: and now my Lady Wormes, Chaplesse,Why, e'en so, and now my Lady Worm's, chopless,Ham V.i.87
and knockt about the Mazard with a Sextonsand knocked about the mazzard with a sexton'sHam V.i.88
Spade; heere's fine Reuolution, if wee had the tricke tospade. Here's fine revolution, an we had the trick toHam V.i.89
see't. Did these bones cost no more the breeding, butsee't. Did these bones cost no more the breeding butHam V.i.90
to play at Loggets with 'em? mine ake to thinke on't.to play at loggats with them? Mine ache to think on't.Ham V.i.91
There's another: why might not that bee the ScullThere's another. Why may not that be the skullHam V.i.96
of a Lawyer? where be his Quiddits now? his Quillets?of a lawyer? Where be his quiddities now, his quillets,Ham V.i.97
his Cases? his Tenures, and his Tricks? why doe's he his cases, his tenures, and his tricks? Why does heHam V.i.98
suffer this rude knaue now to knocke him about thesuffer this mad knave now to knock him about theHam V.i.99
Sconce with a dirty Shouell, and will not tell him of hissconce with a dirty shovel, and will not tell him of hisHam V.i.100
Action of Battery? hum. This fellow might be in'saction of battery? Hum! This fellow might be in'sHam V.i.101
time a great buyer of Land, with his Statutes, his Recognizances,time a great buyer of land, with his statutes, his recognizances,Ham V.i.102
his Fines, his double Vouchers, his Recoueries:his fines, his double vouchers, his recoveries.Ham V.i.103
Is this the fine of his Fines, and the recouery of hisIs this the fine of his fines, and the recovery of hisHam V.i.104
Recoueries, to haue his fine Pate full of fine Dirt? willrecoveries, to have his fine pate full of fine dirt? WillHam V.i.105
his Vouchers vouch him no more of his Purchases, andhis vouchers vouch him no more of his purchases, andHam V.i.106
double ones too, then the length and breadth of a pairedouble ones too, than the length and breadth of a pairHam V.i.107
of Indentures? the very Conueyances of his Lands willof indentures? The very conveyances of his lands willHam V.i.108
hardly lye in this Boxe; and must the Inheritor himselfescarcely lie in this box, and must th' inheritor himselfHam V.i.109
haue no more? ha?have no more, ha?Ham V.i.110
Is not Parchment made of Sheep-skinnes?Is not parchment made of sheepskins?Ham V.i.112
They are Sheepe and Calues that seek out assuranceThey are sheep and calves which seek out assuranceHam V.i.114
in that. I will speake to this fellow: whosein that. I will speak to this fellow. – WhoseHam V.i.115
Graue's this Sir?grave's this, sirrah?Ham V.i.116
I thinke it be thine indeed: for thou liest in't.I think it be thine indeed, for thou liest in't.Ham V.i.120
Thou dost lye in't, to be in't and say 'tis thine:Thou dost lie in't, to be in't and say it is thine.Ham V.i.123
'tis for the dead, not for the quicke, therefore thou'Tis for the dead, not for the quick. Therefore thouHam V.i.124
lyest.liest.Ham V.i.125
What man dost thou digge it for?What man dost thou dig it for?Ham V.i.128
What woman then?What woman then?Ham V.i.130
Who is to be buried in't?Who is to be buried in't?Ham V.i.132
How absolute the knaue is? wee must speake byHow absolute the knave is! We must speak byHam V.i.135
the Carde, or equiuocation will vndoe vs: by the Lord the card, or equivocation will undo us. By the Lord,Ham V.i.136
Horatio, these three yeares I haue taken note of it, the AgeHoratio, this three years I have took note of it, the ageHam V.i.137
is growne so picked, that the toe of the Pesant comes sois grown so picked that the toe of the peasant comes soHam V.i.138
neere the heeles of our Courtier, hee galls his Kibe. Hownear the heel of the courtier he galls his kibe. – HowHam V.i.139
long hast thou been a Graue-maker?long hast thou been grave-maker?Ham V.i.140
How long is that since?How long is that since?Ham V.i.143
I marry, why was he sent into England?Ay, marry, why was he sent into England?Ham V.i.147
Why?Why?Ham V.i.151
How came he mad?How came he mad?Ham V.i.154
How strangely?How strangely?Ham V.i.156
Vpon what ground?Upon what ground?Ham V.i.158
How long will a man lie 'ith' earth ere he rot?How long will a man lie i'th' earth ere he rot?Ham V.i.161
Why he, more then another?Why he more than another?Ham V.i.166
Whose was it?Whose was it?Ham V.i.172
Nay, I know not.Nay, I know not.Ham V.i.175
This?This?Ham V.i.179
Let me see. Alas poore Yorick, I knew him Let me see. Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him,Ham V.i.181
Horatio, a fellow of infinite Iest; of most excellent fancy,Horatio. A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy.Ham V.i.182
he hath borne me on his backe a thousand times: AndHe hath bore me on his back a thousand times. AndHam V.i.183
how abhorred my Imagination is, my gorgenow how abhorred in my imagination it is! My gorgeHam V.i.184
rises at it. Heere hung those lipps, that I haue kist Irises at it. Here hung those lips that I have kissed IHam V.i.185
know not how oft. Where be your Iibes now? Yourknow not how oft. Where be your gibes now? YourHam V.i.186
Gambals? Your Songs? Your flashes of Merriment thatgambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment thatHam V.i.187
were wont to set the Table on a Rore? No one now towere wont to set the table on a roar? Not one now toHam V.i.188
mock your own Ieering? Quite chopfalne? Now getmock your own grinning? Quite chop-fallen? Now getHam V.i.189
you to my Ladies Chamber, and tell her, let her paint an inchyou to my lady's table and tell her, let her paint an inchHam V.i.190
thicke, to this fauour she must come. Make her laugh atthick, to this favour she must come. Make her laugh atHam V.i.191
that: prythee Horatio tell me one thing.that. Prithee, Horatio, tell me one thing.Ham V.i.192
Dost thou thinke Alexander lookt o'this fashionDost thou think Alexander looked o' this fashionHam V.i.194
i'th' earth?i'th' earth?Ham V.i.195
And smelt so? Puh.And smelt so? Pah!Ham V.i.197
To what base vses we may returne Horatio. WhyTo what base uses we may return, Horatio! WhyHam V.i.199
may not Imagination trace the Noble dust of Alexander,may not imagination trace the noble dust of AlexanderHam V.i.200
till he find it stopping a bunghole.till 'a find it stopping a bunghole?Ham V.i.201
No faith, not a iot. But to follow him thetherNo, faith, not a jot. But to follow him thitherHam V.i.203
with modestie enough, & likeliehood to lead it; as thus.with modesty enough, and likelihood to lead it; as thus:Ham V.i.204
Alexander died: Alexander was buried: Alexander Alexander died, Alexander was buried, AlexanderHam V.i.205
returneth into dust; the dust is earth; of earth we makereturneth to dust; the dust is earth; of earth we makeHam V.i.206
Lome, and why of that Lome (whereto he was conuerted)loam; and why of that loam whereto he was convertedHam V.i.207
might they not stopp a Beere-barrell?might they not stop a beer barrel?Ham V.i.208
Imperiall Casar, dead and turn'd to clay,Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay,Ham V.i.209
Might stop a hole to keepe the winde away.Might stop a hole to keep the wind away.Ham V.i.210
Oh, that that earth, which kept the world in awe,O, that that earth which kept the world in aweHam V.i.211
Should patch a Wall, t'expell the winters flaw.Should patch a wall t' expel the winter's flaw!Ham V.i.212
But soft, but soft, aside;But soft, but soft awhile!Ham V.i.213.1
heere comes the King.Here comes the King,Ham V.i.213.2
The Queene, the Courtiers. Who is that they follow,The Queen, the courtiers. Who is this they follow?Ham V.i.214
And with such maimed rites? This doth betoken,And with such maimed rites? This doth betokenHam V.i.215
The Coarse they follow, did with disperate hand,The corse they follow did with desperate handHam V.i.216
Fore do it owne life; 'twas some Estate.Fordo it own life. 'Twas of some estate.Ham V.i.217
Couch we a while, and mark.Couch we awhile, and mark.Ham V.i.218
That is Laertes, a very Noble youth: Marke.That is Laertes, a very noble youth. Mark.Ham V.i.220
What, the faire Ophelia?What, the fair Ophelia?Ham V.i.238.2
What is he, whose griefesWhat is he whose griefHam V.i.250.2
Beares such an Emphasis? whose phrase of SorrowBears such an emphasis, whose phrase of sorrowHam V.i.251
Coniure the wandring Starres, and makes them standConjures the wandering stars, and makes them standHam V.i.252
Like wonder-wounded hearers? This is I,Like wonder-wounded hearers? This is I,Ham V.i.253
Hamlet the Dane.Hamlet the Dane.Ham V.i.254.1
Thou prai'st not well,Thou prayest not well.Ham V.i.255
I prythee take thy fingers from my throat;I prithee take thy fingers from my throat.Ham V.i.256
Sir though I am not Spleenatiue, and rash,For, though I am not splenitive and rash,Ham V.i.257
Yet haue I something in me dangerous,Yet have I in me something dangerous,Ham V.i.258
Which let thy wisenesse feare. Away thy hand.Which let thy wisdom fear. Hold off thy hand.Ham V.i.259
Why I will fight with him vppon this Theme.Why, I will fight with him upon this themeHam V.i.262
Vntill my eielids will no longer wag.Until my eyelids will no longer wag.Ham V.i.263
I lou'd Ophelia; fortie thousand BrothersI loved Ophelia. Forty thousand brothersHam V.i.265
Could not (with all there quantitie of Loue)Could not with all their quantity of loveHam V.i.266
Make vp my summe. What wilt thou do for her?Make up my sum. What wilt thou do for her?Ham V.i.267
Come show me what thou'lt doe.'Swounds, show me what thou't do.Ham V.i.270
Woo't weepe? Woo't fight? Woo't teare thy selfe?Woo't weep? Woo't fight? Woo't fast? Woo't tear thyself?Ham V.i.271
Woo't drinke vp Esile, eate a Crocodile?Woo't drink up eisel? Eat a crocodile?Ham V.i.272
Ile doo't. Dost thou come heere to whine;I'll do't. Dost thou come here to whine?Ham V.i.273
To outface me with leaping in her Graue?To outface me with leaping in her grave?Ham V.i.274
Be buried quicke with her, and so will I.Be buried quick with her, and so will I.Ham V.i.275
And if thou prate of Mountaines; let them throwAnd if thou prate of mountains, let them throwHam V.i.276
Millions of Akers on vs; till our groundMillions of acres on us, till our ground,Ham V.i.277
Sindging his pate against the burning Zone,Singeing his pate against the burning zone,Ham V.i.278
Make Ossa like a wart. Nay, and thoul't mouth,Make Ossa like a wart! Nay, an thou'lt mouth,Ham V.i.279
Ile rant as well as thou.I'll rant as well as thou.Ham V.i.280.1
Heare you Sir:Hear you, sir.Ham V.i.284.2
What is the reason that you vse me thus?What is the reason that you use me thus?Ham V.i.285
I loud' you euer; but it is no matter:I loved you ever. But it is no matter.Ham V.i.286
Let Hercules himselfe doe what he may,Let Hercules himself do what he may,Ham V.i.287
The Cat will Mew, and Dogge will haue his day. The cat will mew, and dog will have his day.Ham V.i.288
So much for this Sir; now let me see the other,So much for this, sir. Now shall you see the other.Ham V.ii.1
You doe remember all the Circumstance.You do remember all the circumstance?Ham V.ii.2
Sir, in my heart there was a kinde of fighting,Sir, in my heart there was a kind of fightingHam V.ii.4
That would not let me sleepe; me thought I layThat would not let me sleep. Methought I layHam V.ii.5
Worse then the mutines in the Bilboes, rashly,Worse than the mutines in the bilboes. Rashly,Ham V.ii.6
(And praise be rashnesse for it) let vs know,And praised be rashness for it – let us knowHam V.ii.7
Our indiscretion sometimes serues vs well,Our indiscretion sometime serves us wellHam V.ii.8
When our deare plots do paule, and that should teach vs,When our deep plots do pall, and that should learn usHam V.ii.9
There's a Diuinity that shapes our ends,There's a divinity that shapes our ends,Ham V.ii.10
Rough-hew them how we will.Rough-hew them how we will – Ham V.ii.11.1
Vp from my CabinUp from my cabin,Ham V.ii.12
My sea-gowne scarft about me in the darke,My sea-gown scarfed about me, in the darkHam V.ii.13
Grop'd I to finde out them; had my desire,Groped I to find out them, had my desire,Ham V.ii.14
Finger'd their Packet, and in fine, withdrewFingered their packet, and in fine withdrewHam V.ii.15
To mine owne roome againe, making so bold,To mine own room again, making so bold,Ham V.ii.16
(My feares forgetting manners) to vnsealeMy fears forgetting manners, to unsealHam V.ii.17
Their grand Commission, where I found Horatio,Their grand commission; where I found, Horatio – Ham V.ii.18
Oh royall knauery: An exact command,Ah, royal knavery! – an exact command,Ham V.ii.19
Larded with many seuerall sorts of reason;Larded with many several sorts of reasons,Ham V.ii.20
Importing Denmarks health, and Englands too,Importing Denmark's health, and England's too,Ham V.ii.21
With hoo, such Bugges and Goblins in my life,With, ho! such bugs and goblins in my life,Ham V.ii.22
That on the superuize no leasure bated,That on the supervise, no leisure bated,Ham V.ii.23
No not to stay the grinding of the Axe,No, not to stay the grinding of the axe,Ham V.ii.24
My head shoud be struck off.My head should be struck off.Ham V.ii.25.1
Here's the Commission, read it at more leysure:Here's the commission. Read it at more leisure.Ham V.ii.26
But wilt thou heare me how I did proceed?But wilt thou hear now how I did proceed?Ham V.ii.27
Being thus benetted round with Villaines,Being thus be-netted round with villainies,Ham V.ii.29
Ere I could make a Prologue to my braines,Or I could make a prologue to my brainsHam V.ii.30
They had begun the Play. I sate me downe,They had begun the play. I sat me down,Ham V.ii.31
Deuis'd a new Commission, wrote it faire,Devised a new commission, wrote it fair.Ham V.ii.32
I once did hold it as our Statists doe,I once did hold it, as our statists do,Ham V.ii.33
A basenesse to write faire; and laboured muchA baseness to write fair, and laboured muchHam V.ii.34
How to forget that learning: but Sir now,How to forget that learning. But, sir, nowHam V.ii.35
It did me Yeomans seruice: wilt thou knowIt did me yeoman's service. Wilt thou knowHam V.ii.36
The effects of what I wrote?Th' effect of what I wrote?Ham V.ii.37.1
An earnest Coniuration from the King,An earnest conjuration from the King,Ham V.ii.38
As England was his faithfull Tributary,As England was his faithful tributary,Ham V.ii.39
As loue betweene them, as the Palme should flourish,As love between them like the palm might flourish,Ham V.ii.40
As Peace should still her wheaten Garland weare,As peace should still her wheaten garland wearHam V.ii.41
And stand a Comma 'tweene their amities,And stand a comma 'tween their amities,Ham V.ii.42
And many such like Assis of great charge,And many suchlike as's of great charge,Ham V.ii.43
That on the view and know of these Contents,That on the view and knowing of these contents,Ham V.ii.44
Without debatement further, more or lesse,Without debatement further, more or less,Ham V.ii.45
He should the bearers put to sodaine death,He should those bearers put to sudden death,Ham V.ii.46
Not shriuing time allowed.Not shriving time allowed.Ham V.ii.47.1
Why, euen in that was Heauen ordinate;Why, even in that was heaven ordinant.Ham V.ii.48
I had my fathers Signet in my Purse,I had my father's signet in my purse,Ham V.ii.49
Which was the Modell of that Danish Seale:Which was the model of that Danish seal,Ham V.ii.50
Folded the Writ vp in forme of the other,Folded the writ up in the form of th' other,Ham V.ii.51
Subscrib'd it, gau't th' impression, plac't it safely,Subscribed it, gave't th' impression, placed it safely,Ham V.ii.52
The changeling neuer knowne: Now, the next dayThe changeling never known. Now, the next dayHam V.ii.53
Was our Sea Fight, and what to this was sement,Was our sea-fight, and what to this was sequentHam V.ii.54
Thou know'st already.Thou knowest already.Ham V.ii.55
Why man, they did make loue to this imploymentWhy, man, they did make love to this employment.Ham V.ii.57
They are not neere my Conscience; their debateThey are not near my conscience. Their defeatHam V.ii.58
Doth by their owne insinuation grow:Does by their own insinuation grow.Ham V.ii.59
'Tis dangerous, when the baser nature comes'Tis dangerous when the baser nature comesHam V.ii.60
Betweene the passe, and fell incensed pointsBetween the pass and fell incensed pointsHam V.ii.61
Of mighty opposites.Of mighty opposites.Ham V.ii.62.1
Does it not, thinkst thee, stand me now vponDoes it not, think thee, stand me now upon – Ham V.ii.63
He that bath kil'd my King, and whor'd my Mother,He that hath killed my King and whored my mother,Ham V.ii.64
Popt in betweene th'election and my hopes,Popped in between th' election and my hopes,Ham V.ii.65
Throwne out his Angle for my proper life,Thrown out his angle for my proper life,Ham V.ii.66
And with such coozenage; is't not perfect conscience,And with such cozenage – is't not perfect conscienceHam V.ii.67
To quit him with this arme? And is't not to be damn'dTo quit him with this arm? And is't not to be damnedHam V.ii.68
To let this Canker of our nature comeTo let this canker of our nature comeHam V.ii.69
In further euill.In further evil?Ham V.ii.70
It will be short, / The interim's mine,It will be short. The interim is mine;Ham V.ii.73
and a mans life's no more / Then to say one:And a man's life's no more than to say ‘one'.Ham V.ii.74
but I am very sorry good Horatio,But I am very sorry, good Horatio,Ham V.ii.75
That to Laertes I forgot my selfe;That to Laertes I forgot myself.Ham V.ii.76
For by the image of my Cause, I seeFor by the image of my cause I seeHam V.ii.77
The Portraiture of his; Ile count his fauours:The portraiture of his. I'll court his favours.Ham V.ii.78
But sure the brauery of his griefe did put meBut, sure, the bravery of his grief did put meHam V.ii.79
Into a Towring passion.Into a towering passion.Ham V.ii.80.1
I humbly thank you Sir, dost I humbly thank you, sir. (aside to Horatio) DostHam V.ii.82
know this waterflie?know this waterfly?Ham V.ii.83
Thy state is the more gracious;Thy state is the more gracious,Ham V.ii.85
for 'tis a vice to know him: he hath much Land, andfor 'tis a vice to know him. He hath much land, andHam V.ii.86
fertile; let a Beast be Lord of Beasts, and his Crib shall fertile. Let a beast be lord of beasts, and his crib shallHam V.ii.87
stand at the Kings Messe; 'tis a Chowgh; but as I saw stand at the king's mess. 'Tis a chough, but, as I say,Ham V.ii.88
spacious in the possession of dirt.spacious in the possession of dirt.Ham V.ii.89
I will receiue it with all diligence of spirit;I will receive it, sir, with all diligence of spirit.Ham V.ii.92
put your Bonet to his right vse, 'tis for the head.Put your bonnet to his right use. 'Tis for the head.Ham V.ii.93
No, beleeue mee 'tis very cold, the winde isNo, believe me, 'tis very cold. The wind isHam V.ii.95
Northerly.northerly.Ham V.ii.96
Mee thinkes it is very soultry, and hot for myBut yet methinks it is very sultry and hot for myHam V.ii.98
Complexion.complexion.Ham V.ii.99
I beseech you remember.I beseech you remember.Ham V.ii.104
Sir, his definement suffers no perdition in you,Ham V.ii.112
though, I know, to divide him inventorially would dizzyHam V.ii.113
th' arithmetic of memory, and yet but yaw neither inHam V.ii.114
respect of his quick sail. But, in the verity of extolment,Ham V.ii.115
I take him to be a soul of great article, and his infusionHam V.ii.116
of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction ofHam V.ii.117
him, his semblable is his mirror, and who else wouldHam V.ii.118
trace him, his umbrage, nothing more.Ham V.ii.119
The concernancy, sir? Why do we wrap theHam V.ii.121
gentleman in our more rawer breath?Ham V.ii.122
What imports the nomination of thisHam V.ii.126
gentleman?Ham V.ii.127
Of him, sir.Ham V.ii.131
I would you did, sir. Yet, in faith, if you did, itHam V.ii.133
would not much approve me. Well, sir?Ham V.ii.134
I dare not confess that, lest I should compareHam V.ii.137
with him in excellence. But to know a man well were toHam V.ii.138
know himself.Ham V.ii.139
What's his weapon?What's his weapon?Ham V.ii.142
That's two of his weapons; but well.That's two of his weapons. But, well!Ham V.ii.144
What call you the Carriages?What call you the carriages?Ham V.ii.151
The phrase would bee more Germaine to theThe phrase would be more germane to the Ham V.ii.155
matter: If we could carry Cannon by our sides; I wouldmatter it we could carry a cannon by our sides. I wouldHam V.ii.156
it might be Hangers till then; but on sixe Barbaryit might be ‘ hangers ’ till then. But on! Six BarbaryHam V.ii.157
Horses against sixe French Swords: their Assignes, andhorses against six French swords, their assigns, andHam V.ii.158
three liberall conceited Carriages, that's the French butthree liberal-conceited carriages. That's the French betHam V.ii.159
against the Danish; why is this impon'd as youagainst the Danish. Why is this all impawned, as youHam V.ii.160
call it?call it?Ham V.ii.161
How if I answere no?How if I answer no?Ham V.ii.167
Sir, I will walke heere in the Hall; if it please hisSir, I will walk here in the hall. If it please hisHam V.ii.170
Maiestie, 'tis the breathing time of day with me; let themajesty, it is the breathing time of day with me. Let theHam V.ii.171
Foyles bee brought, the Gentleman willing, and the Kingfoils be brought, the gentleman willing, and the KingHam V.ii.172
hold his purpose; I will win for him if I can: if not, Ilehold his purpose, I will win for him an I can, If not, IHam V.ii.173
gaine nothing but my shame, and the odde hits.will gain nothing but my shame and the odd hits.Ham V.ii.174
To this effect Sir, after what flourish yourTo this effect, sir, after what flourish yourHam V.ii.176
nature will.nature will.Ham V.ii.177
Yours, yours;Yours, yours.Ham V.ii.179
hee does well to commend it himselfe, there are noHe does well to commend it himself. There are noHam V.ii.180
tongues else for's tongue.tongues else for's turn.Ham V.ii.181
He did Complie with his Dugge before hee suck't'A did comply, sir, with his dug, before 'a suckedHam V.ii.184
it: thus had he and mine more of the same Beauy that Iit. Thus has he, and many more of the same bevy that IHam V.ii.185
know the drossie age dotes on; only got the tune of theknow the drossy age dotes on, only got the tune of theHam V.ii.186
time, and outward habite of encounter, a kinde of yestytime and, out of an habit of encounter, a kind of yeastyHam V.ii.187
collection, which carries them through & through thecollection, which carries them through and through theHam V.ii.188
most fond and winnowed opinions; and doe but blowmost fanned and winnowed opinions; and do but blowHam V.ii.189
them to their tryalls: the Bubbles are out.them to their trial, the bubbles are out.Ham V.ii.190
I am constant to my purposes. They follow theHam V.ii.195
King's pleasure. If his fitness speaks, mine is ready,Ham V.ii.196
now or whensoever, provided I be so able as now.Ham V.ii.197
In happy time.Ham V.ii.199
She well instructs me.Ham V.ii.202
I doe not thinke so, since he went into France, II do not think so. Since he went into France IHam V.ii.204
haue beene in continuall practice; I shall winne at the oddes:have been in continual practice. I shall win at the odds.Ham V.ii.205
but thou wouldest not thinke how all heere about myBut thou wouldst not think how ill all's here about myHam V.ii.206
heart: but it is no matter.heart. But it is no matter.Ham V.ii.207
It is but foolery; but it is such a kinde of gain-giuingIt is but foolery. But it is such a kind of gaingivingHam V.ii.209
as would perhaps trouble a woman.as would perhaps trouble a woman.Ham V.ii.210
Not a whit, we defie Augury; there's a speciallNot a whit. We defy augury. There is specialHam V.ii.213
Prouidence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, 'tis notprovidence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, 'tis notHam V.ii.214
to come: if it bee not to come, it will bee now: if it be notto come. If it be not to come, it will be now. If it be notHam V.ii.215
now; yet it will come; the readinesse is all, since no mannow, yet it will come. The readiness is all. Since no manHam V.ii.216
ha's ought of what he leaues. What is't to leaue betimes? knows of aught he leaves, what is't to leave betimes?Ham V.ii.217
Let be.Ham V.ii.218
Giue me your pardon Sir, I'ue done you wrong,Give me your pardon, sir. I have done you wrong.Ham V.ii.220
But pardon't as you are a Gentleman.But pardon't, as you are a gentleman.Ham V.ii.221
This presence knowes, / And you must needs haue heardThis presence knows, and you must needs have heard,Ham V.ii.222
how I am punisht / With sore distraction?How I am punished with a sore distraction.Ham V.ii.223
What I haue done / That might your nature honour, and exceptionWhat I have doneHam V.ii.224
That might your nature, honour, and exceptionHam V.ii.225
Roughly awake, I heere proclaime was madnesse:Roughly awake, I here proclaim was madness.Ham V.ii.226
Was't Hamlet wrong'd Laertes? Neuer Hamlet.Was't Hamlet wronged Laertes? Never Hamlet.Ham V.ii.227
If Hamlet from himselfe be tane away:If Hamlet from himself be ta'en away,Ham V.ii.228
And when he's not himselfe, do's wrong Laertes,And when he's not himself does wrong Laertes,Ham V.ii.229
Then Hamlet does it not, Hamlet denies it:Then Hamlet does it not. Hamlet denies it.Ham V.ii.230
Who does it then? His Madnesse? If't be so,Who does it then? His madness. If't be so,Ham V.ii.231
Hamlet is of the Faction that is wrong'd,Hamlet is of the faction that is wronged.Ham V.ii.232
His madnesse is poore Hamlets Enemy.His madness is poor Hamlet's enemy.Ham V.ii.233
Sir, in this Audience,Sir, in this audience,Ham V.ii.234
Let my disclaiming from a purpos'd euill,Let my disclaiming from a purposed evilHam V.ii.235
Free me so farre in your most generous thoughts,Free me so far in your most generous thoughtsHam V.ii.236
That I haue shot mine Arrow o're the house,That I have shot mine arrow o'er the houseHam V.ii.237
And hurt my Mother.And hurt my brother.Ham V.ii.238.1
I do embrace it freely,I embrace it freely,Ham V.ii.246.2
And will this Brothers wager frankely play.And will this brothers' wager frankly play.Ham V.ii.247
Giue vs the Foyles: Come on.Give us the foils. Come on.Ham V.ii.248.1
Ile be your foile Laertes, in mine ignorance,I'll be your foil, Laertes. In mine ignoranceHam V.ii.249
Your Skill shall like a Starre i'th'darkest night,Your skill shall, like a star i'th' darkest night,Ham V.ii.250
Sticke fiery off indeede.Stick fiery off indeed.Ham V.ii.251.1
No by this hand.No, by this hand.Ham V.ii.252
Verie well my Lord,Very well, my lord.Ham V.ii.254.2
Your Grace hath laide the oddes a'th'weaker side.Your grace has laid the odds o'th' weaker side.Ham V.ii.255
This likes me well, / These Foyles haue all a length. This likes me well. These foils have all a length?Ham V.ii.259
Come on sir.Come on, sir.Ham V.ii.274.1
One.One.Ham V.ii.274.3
Iudgement.Judgement?Ham V.ii.274.5
Ile play this bout first, set by a-while.I'll play this bout first; set it by awhile.Ham V.ii.278
Come:Come.Ham V.ii.279.1
Another hit; what say you?Another hit. What say you?Ham V.ii.279.2
Good Madam.Good madam!Ham V.ii.284.1
I dare not drinke yet Madam, / By and by.I dare not drink yet, madam. By and by.Ham V.ii.287
Come for the third. /Laertes, you but dally,Come for the third, Laertes. You do but dally.Ham V.ii.291
I pray you passe with your best violence,I pray you, pass with your best violence.Ham V.ii.292
I am affear'd you make a wanton of me.I am afeard you make a wanton of me.Ham V.ii.293
Nay come, againe.Nay, come. Again!Ham V.ii.297.1
How does the Queene?How does the Queen?Ham V.ii.302.1
Oh Villany! How? Let the doore be lock'd.O, villainy! Ho! Let the door be locked.Ham V.ii.305
Treacherie, seeke it out.Treachery! Seek it out.Ham V.ii.306
The point envenom'd too,The point envenomed too?Ham V.ii.315
Then venome to thy worke.Then, venom, to thy work.Ham V.ii.316
Heere thou incestuous, murdrous, / Damned Dane,Here, thou incestuous, murderous, damned Dane,Ham V.ii.319
Drinke off this Potion:Drink off this potion.Ham V.ii.320.1
Is thy Vnion heere?Is thy union here?Ham V.ii.320.2
Follow my Mother. Follow my mother.Ham V.ii.321.1
Heauen make thee free of it, I follow thee.Heaven make thee free of it! I follow thee.Ham V.ii.326
I am dead Horatio, wretched Queene adiew,I am dead, Horatio. Wretched Queen, adieu!Ham V.ii.327
You that looke pale, and tremble at this chance,You that look pale and tremble at this chance,Ham V.ii.328
That are but Mutes or audience to this acte:That are but mutes or audience to this act,Ham V.ii.329
Had I but time (as this fell Sergeant deathHad I but time – as this fell sergeant, Death,Ham V.ii.330
Is strick'd in his Arrest) oh I could tell you.Is strict in his arrest – O, I could tell you – Ham V.ii.331
But let it be: Horatio, I am dead,But let it be. Horatio, I am dead.Ham V.ii.332
Thou liu'st, report me and my causes rightThou livest. Report me and my cause arightHam V.ii.333
To the vnsatisfied.To the unsatisfied.Ham V.ii.334.1
As th'art a man, giue me the Cup.As th' art a man,Ham V.ii.336.2
Let go, by Heauen Ile haue't.Give me the cup. Let go. By heaven, I'll ha't!Ham V.ii.337
Oh good Horatio, what a wounded name,O God, Horatio, what a wounded name,Ham V.ii.338
(Things standing thus vnknowne) shall liue behind me.Things standing thus unknown, shall I leave behind me!Ham V.ii.339
If thou did'st euer hold me in thy heart,If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart,Ham V.ii.340
Absent thee from felicitie awhile,Absent thee from felicity awhile,Ham V.ii.341
And in this harsh world draw thy breath in paine,And in this harsh world draw thy breath in pain,Ham V.ii.342
To tell my Storie.To tell my story.Ham V.ii.343.1
What warlike noyse is this? Enter Osricke.What warlike noise is this?Ham V.ii.343.2
O I dye Horatio:O, I die, Horatio!Ham V.ii.346.2
The potent poyson quite ore-crowes my spirit,The potent poison quite o'ercrows my spirit.Ham V.ii.347
I cannot liue to heare the Newes from England,I cannot live to hear the news from England.Ham V.ii.348
But I do prophesie th'election lightsBut I do prophesy th' election lightsHam V.ii.349
On Fortinbras, he ha's my dying voyce,On Fortinbras. He has my dying voice.Ham V.ii.350
So tell him with the occurrents more and lesse,So tell him, with th' occurrents, more and less,Ham V.ii.351
Which haue solicited. The rest is silence. O, o, o, o. Which have solicited – the rest is silence.Ham V.ii.352

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