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Enter Ghost and Hamlet.Enter the Ghost and Hamlet Ham I.v.1
Ham. HAMLET 
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
Gho. GHOST 
Marke me.Mark me.mark (v.)
old form: Marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
Ham I.v.2.1
Ham. HAMLET 
I will.I will. Ham I.v.2.2
Gho. GHOST 
My hower is almost come,My hour is almost come, Ham I.v.2.3
When I to sulphurous and tormenting FlamesWhen I to sulphurous and tormenting flames Ham I.v.3
Must render vp my selfe.Must render up myself.render up (v.)
old form: vp
give up, surrender, yield
Ham I.v.4.1
Ham. HAMLET 
Alas poore Ghost.Alas, poor ghost! Ham I.v.4.2
Gho. GHOST 
Pitty me not, but lend thy serious hearingPity me not, but lend thy serious hearing Ham I.v.5
To what I shall vnfold.To what I shall unfold. Ham I.v.6.1
Ham. HAMLET 
Speake, I am bound to heare.Speak. I am bound to hear.bound (adj.)ready, preparedHam I.v.6.2
Gho. GHOST 
So art thou to reuenge, when thou shalt heare.So art thou to revenge, when thou shalt hear. Ham I.v.7
Ham. HAMLET 
What?What? Ham I.v.8
Gho. GHOST 
I am thy Fathers Spirit,I am thy father's spirit, Ham I.v.9
Doom'd for a certaine terme to walke the night;Doomed for a certain term to walk the night, Ham I.v.10
And for the day confin'd to fast in Fiers,And for the day confined to fast in fires,fast (v.)do penanceHam I.v.11
Till the foule crimes done in my dayes of NatureTill the foul crimes done in my days of naturenature (n.)mortal life, natural lifeHam I.v.12
Are burnt and purg'd away? But that I am forbidAre burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid Ham I.v.13
To tell the secrets of my Prison-House;To tell the secrets of my prison house, Ham I.v.14
I could a Tale vnfold, whose lightest wordI could a tale unfold whose lightest word Ham I.v.15
Would harrow vp thy soule, freeze thy young blood,Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood,harrow up (v.)
old form: vp
disturb, distress, vex
Ham I.v.16
Make thy two eyes like Starres, start from their Spheres,Make thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres,sphere (n.)(plural) orbits [of the eye], socketsHam I.v.17
sphere (n.)celestial globe in which a heavenly body was thought to move, orbit
Thy knotty and combined locks to part,Thy knotted and combined locks to part, Ham I.v.18
And each particular haire to stand an end,And each particular hair to stand an end Ham I.v.19
Like Quilles vpon the fretfull Porpentine:Like quills upon the fretful porpentine.porpentine (n.)porcupineHam I.v.20
fretful (adj.)
old form: fretfull
angry, irritated, ill-tempered
But this eternall blason must not beBut this eternal blazon must not beblazon (n.)
old form: blason
revelation, divulging, publication
Ham I.v.21
To eares of flesh and bloud; list Hamlet, oh list,To ears of flesh and blood. List, list, O, list!list (v.)listenHam I.v.22
If thou didst euer thy deare Father loue.If thou didst ever thy dear father love –  Ham I.v.23
Ham. HAMLET 
Oh Heauen!O God! Ham I.v.24
Gho. GHOST 
Reuenge his foule and most vnnaturall Murther.Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder. Ham I.v.25
Ham. HAMLET 
Murther?Murder? Ham I.v.26
Ghost. GHOST 
Murther most foule, as in the best it is;Murder most foul, as in the best it is,best, in theeven at bestHam I.v.27
But this most foule, strange, and vnnaturall.But this most foul, strange, and unnatural.strange (adj.)remarkable, startling, abnormal, unnaturalHam I.v.28
Ham. HAMLET 
Hast, hast me to know it, / That with wings as swiftHaste me to know't, that I, with wings as swift Ham I.v.29
As meditation, or the thoughts of Loue,As meditation or the thoughts of love,meditation (n.)thought, thinkingHam I.v.30
May sweepe to my Reuenge.May sweep to my revenge. Ham I.v.31.1
Ghost. GHOST 
I finde thee apt,I find thee apt,apt (adj.)fit, ready, preparedHam I.v.31.2
And duller should'st thou be then the fat weedeAnd duller shouldst thou be than the fat weeddull (adj.)dead, lifeless, sluggish, inactiveHam I.v.32
That rots it selfe in ease, on Lethe Wharfe,That roots itself in ease on Lethe wharf,ease, inwith ease, easily; or: in slothHam I.v.33
Lethe (n.)[pron: 'leethee] a mythological river of the underworld, causing oblivion to those who drank from it
wharf (n.)
old form: Wharfe
river bank
Would'st thou not stirre in this. Now Hamlet heare:Wouldst thou not stir in this. Now, Hamlet, hear. Ham I.v.34
It's giuen out, that sleeping in mine Orchard,'Tis given out that, sleeping in my orchard,orchard (n.)gardenHam I.v.35
A Serpent stung me: so the whole eare of Denmarke,A serpent stung me. So the whole ear of Denmark Ham I.v.36
Is by a forged processe of my deathIs by a forged process of my deathprocess (n.)
old form: processe
account, report, story
Ham I.v.37
forged (adj.)fabricated, invented, falsified
Rankly abus'd: But know thou Noble youth,Rankly abused. But know, thou noble youth,rankly (adv.)grossly, very much, completelyHam I.v.38
abuse (v.)
old form: abus'd
deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
The Serpent that did sting thy Fathers life,The serpent that did sting thy father's life Ham I.v.39
Now weares his Crowne.Now wears his crown. Ham I.v.40.1
Ham. HAMLET 
O my Propheticke soule:O my prophetic soul! Ham I.v.40.2
mine Vncle?My uncle? Ham I.v.41
Ghost. GHOST 
I that incestuous, that adulterate BeastAy, that incestuous, that adulterate beast,adulterate (adj.)adulterousHam I.v.42
With witchcraft of his wits, hath Traitorous guifts.With witchcraft of his wit, with traitorous gifts – wit (n.)mind, brain, thoughtsHam I.v.43
Oh wicked Wit, and Gifts, that haue the powerO wicked wit and gifts, that have the power Ham I.v.44
So to seduce? Won to to this shamefull LustSo to seduce! – won to his shameful lust Ham I.v.45
The will of my most seeming vertuous Queene:The will of my most seeming-virtuous Queen.seeming (adv.)apparently, ostensibly, to outward appearanceHam I.v.46
Oh Hamlet, what a falling off was there,O Hamlet, what a falling off was there, Ham I.v.47
From me, whose loue was of that dignity,From me, whose love was of that dignity Ham I.v.48
That it went hand in hand, euen with the VowThat it went hand in hand even with the vow Ham I.v.49
I made to her in Marriage; and to declineI made to her in marriage; and to declinedecline (v.)sink, fall to a low levelHam I.v.50
Vpon a wretch, whose Naturall gifts were pooreUpon a wretch whose natural gifts were poor Ham I.v.51
To those of mine.To those of mine!to (prep.)compared toHam I.v.52
But Vertue, as it neuer wil be moued,But virtue as it never will be moved, Ham I.v.53
Though Lewdnesse court it in a shape of Heauen:Though lewdness court it in a shape of heaven,lewdness (n.)
old form: Lewdnesse
obscenity, carnality, lascivious behaviour
Ham I.v.54
So Lust, though to a radiant Angell link'd,So lust, though to a radiant angel linked, Ham I.v.55
Will sate it selfe in a Celestiall bed,Will sate itself in a celestial bedsate (v.)satiate, glut, satisfyHam I.v.56
& prey on Garbage.And prey on garbage.garbage (n.)offal, entrailsHam I.v.57
But soft, me thinkes I sent the Mornings Ayre;But soft, methinks I scent the morning air.methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
Ham I.v.58
soft (int.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
Briefe let me be: Sleeping within mine Orchard,Brief let me be. Sleeping within my orchard, Ham I.v.59
My custome alwayes in the afternoone;My custom always of the afternoon, Ham I.v.60
Vpon my secure hower thy Vncle stoleUpon my secure hour thy uncle stolesecure (adj.)carefree, free from anxiety, unguardedHam I.v.61
With iuyce of cursed Hebenon in a Violl,With juice of cursed hebona in a vial,hebona (n.)
old form: Hebenon
poisonous plant [identity not known, perhaps henbane]
Ham I.v.62
vial (n.)
old form: Violl
phial, small bottle, flask
And in the Porches of mine eares did poureAnd in the porches of my ears did pour Ham I.v.63
The leaperous Distilment; whose effectThe leperous distilment; whose effectleperous, leprous (adj.)
old form: leaperous
infected, poisoned, leprosy-like
Ham I.v.64
distilment (n.)distillation, extract
Holds such an enmity with bloud of Man,Holds such an enmity with blood of man Ham I.v.65
That swift as Quick-siluer, it courses throughThat swift as quicksilver it courses through Ham I.v.66
The naturall Gates and Allies of the Body;The natural gates and alleys of the body, Ham I.v.67
And with a sodaine vigour it doth possetAnd with a sudden vigour it doth possetposset (v.)curdle, clot, coagulateHam I.v.68
sudden (adj.)
old form: sodaine
swift, rapid, prompt
vigour (n.)power, efficacy, effect
And curd, like Aygre droppings into Milke,And curd, like eager droppings into milk,eager (adj.)
old form: Aygre
sour, bitter, acid
Ham I.v.69
curd (v.)congeal, coagulate, curdle
The thin and wholsome blood: so did it mine;The thin and wholesome blood. So did it mine.wholesome (adj.)
old form: wholsome
sound, firm, in good condition
Ham I.v.70
And a most instant Tetter bak'd about,And a most instant tetter barked about,tetter (n.)scaly eruption of the skin, scurfHam I.v.71
bark about (v.)
old form: bak'd
encrust, form a crust [cover as with tree-bark]
Most Lazar-like, with vile and loathsome crust,Most lazar-like, with vile and loathsome crustlazar-like (adj.)like leprosy, leprousHam I.v.72
All my smooth Body.All my smooth body. Ham I.v.73
Thus was I, sleeping, by a Brothers hand,Thus was I sleeping by a brother's hand Ham I.v.74
Of Life, of Crowne, and Queene at once dispatcht;Of life, of crown, of queen at once dispatched,dispatch, despatch (v.)
old form: dispatcht
deprive, dispossess
Ham I.v.75
Cut off euen in the Blossomes of my Sinne,Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin,blossoms (n.)
old form: Blossomes
prime, peak, full flowering [as of a plant]
Ham I.v.76
Vnhouzzled, disappointed, vnnaneld,Unhouseled, disappointed, unaneled,unaneled (adj.)
old form: vnnaneld
unanointed by a priest, without extreme unction
Ham I.v.77
unhouseled (adj.)
old form: Vnhouzzled
without the Eucharist, without communion
disappointed (adj.)unprepared, unequipped
No reckoning made, but sent to my accountNo reckoning made, but sent to my accountreckoning (n.)[of personal qualities] rendering of account, settlement of debtsHam I.v.78
account, accompt (n.)reckoning, judgement [especially by God]
With all my imperfections on my head;With all my imperfections on my head. Ham I.v.79
Oh horrible, Oh horrible, most horrible:O, horrible! O, horrible! Most horrible! Ham I.v.80
If thou hast nature in thee beare it not;If thou hast nature in thee, bear it not.nature (n.)natural feelings, natural affectionHam I.v.81
Let not the Royall Bed of Denmarke beLet not the royal bed of Denmark be Ham I.v.82
A Couch for Luxury and damned Incest.A couch for luxury and damned incest.luxury (n.)lust, lechery, lasciviousnessHam I.v.83
But howsoeuer thou pursuest this Act,But howsomever thou pursues this act,howsomever, howsome'er, how ... some'er (adv.)
old form: howsoeuer
however, howsoever, in whatever way [+ subordinate clause]
Ham I.v.84
Taint not thy mind; nor let thy Soule contriueTaint not thy mind, nor let thy soul contrivetaint (v.)sully, infect, stainHam I.v.85
Against thy Mother ought; leaue her to heauen,Against thy mother aught. Leave her to heavenaught (n.)
old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
Ham I.v.86
And to those Thornes that in her bosome lodge,And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge Ham I.v.87
To pricke and sting her. Fare thee well at once;To prick and sting her. Fare thee well at once.fare ... well (int.)goodbye [to an individual]Ham I.v.88
The Glow-worme showes the Matine to be neere,The glow-worm shows the matin to be nearmatin (n.)
old form: Matine
morning
Ham I.v.89
And gins to pale his vneffectuall Fire:And 'gins to pale his uneffectual fire.pale (v.)dim, make paleHam I.v.90
uneffectual (adj.)
old form: vneffectuall
ineffectual, ineffective, useless
Adue, adue, Hamlet: remember me. Adieu, adieu, adieu. Remember me. Ham I.v.91
Exit.Exit Ham I.v.91
Ham. HAMLET 
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,instant (adv.)immediately, instantly, at onceHam I.v.94
sinew (n.)
old form: sinnewes
muscle
But beare me stiffely vp: Remember thee?But bear me stiffly up. Remember thee?stiffly (adv.)
old form: stiffely
strongly, stoutly
Ham I.v.95
I, thou poore Ghost, while memory holds a seateAy, thou poor ghost, whiles memory holds a seat Ham I.v.96
In this distracted Globe: Remember thee?In this distracted globe. Remember thee?globe (n.)head, brainHam I.v.97
distracted (adj.)perplexed, confused, agitated
Yea, from the Table of my Memory,Yea, from the table of my memorytable (n.)writing tablet, memo pad, notebookHam I.v.98
Ile wipe away all triuiall fond Records,I'll wipe away all trivial fond records,fond (adj.)foolish, trifling, frivolousHam I.v.99
All sawes of Bookes, all formes, all presures past,All saws of books, all forms, all pressures pastpressure (n.)
old form: presures
impression, stamp, image
Ham I.v.100
saw (n.)
old form: sawes
wise saying, platitude, maxim
form (n.)
old form: formes
imprinted shape, impressed image
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 live Ham 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!base (adj.)poor, wretched, of low qualityHam 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 tables – meet it is I set it downtable (n.)writing tablet, memo pad, notebookHam I.v.107
set down (v.)
old form: downe
log, make note, put on record
meet (adj.)fit, suitable, right, proper
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
He writes Ham I.v.110
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
Enter Horatio and Marcellus Ham I.v.113
Hor. & Mar. within. HORATIO 
My Lord, my Lord. Enter Horatio and Marcellus.My lord, my lord! Ham I.v.113.1
Mar. MARCELLUS 
Lord Hamlet.Lord Hamlet! Ham I.v.113.2
Hor. HORATIO 
Heauen secure him.Heavens secure him!secure (v.)keep safe, protect, guardHam I.v.113.3
Mar. HAMLET 
So be it.So be it! Ham I.v.114
Hor. HORATIO 
Illo, ho, ho, my Lord.Illo, ho, ho, my lord! Ham I.v.115
Ham. HAMLET 
Hillo, ho, ho, boy; come bird, come.Hillo, ho, ho, boy! Come, bird, come. Ham I.v.116
Mar. MARCELLUS 
How ist't my Noble Lord?How is't, my noble lord? Ham I.v.117.1
Hor. HORATIO 
hat newes, my Lord?What news, my lord? Ham I.v.117.2
Ham. HAMLET 
Oh wonderfull!O, wonderful! Ham I.v.118
Hor. HORATIO 
Good my Lord tell it.Good my lord, tell it. Ham I.v.119.1
Ham. HAMLET 
No you'l reueale it.No, you will reveal it. Ham I.v.119.2
Hor. HORATIO 
Not I, my Lord, by Heauen.Not I, my lord, by heaven. Ham I.v.120.1
Mar. MARCELLUS 
Nor I, my Lord.Nor I, my lord. Ham I.v.120.2
Ham. HAMLET 
How say you then, would heart of man once think it?How say you then? Would heart of man once think it?once (adv.)ever, at any timeHam I.v.121
But you'l be secret?But you'll be secret? Ham I.v.122.1
Both. HORATIO and MARCELLUS 
I, by Heau'n, my Lord.Ay, by heaven, my lord. Ham I.v.122.2
Ham. HAMLET 
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.knave (n.)
old form: knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
Ham I.v.124
arrant (adj.)downright, absolute, unmitigated
Hor. HORATIO 
There needs no Ghost my Lord, come from the / Graue,There needs no ghost, my lord, come from the grave Ham I.v.125
to tell vs this.To tell us this. Ham I.v.126.1
Ham. HAMLET 
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,circumstance (n.)detail(s), particular(s), specificsHam 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,point (v.)direct, suggest, indicate [to]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 part Ham I.v.131
Looke you, Ile goe pray.I will go pray. Ham I.v.132
Hor. HORATIO 
These are but wild and hurling words, my Lord.These are but wild and whirling words, my lord. Ham I.v.133
Ham. HAMLET 
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
Hor. HORATIO 
There's no offence my Lord.There's no offence, my lord. Ham I.v.135.2
Ham. HAMLET 
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.honest (adj.)genuine, real, trueHam 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,overmaster (v.)
old form: O'remaster
overcome, control, master completely
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.give (v.)
old form: Giue
grant, allow, bestow
Ham I.v.142
Hor. HORATIO 
What is't my Lord? we will.What is't, my lord? We will. Ham I.v.143
Ham. HAMLET 
Neuer make known what you haue seen to night.Never make known what you have seen tonight. Ham I.v.144
Both. HORATIO and MARCELLUS 
My Lord, we will not.My lord, we will not. Ham I.v.145.1
Ham. HAMLET 
Nay, but swear't.Nay, but swear't. Ham I.v.145.2
Hor. HORATIO 
InfaithIn faith, Ham I.v.145.3
my Lord, not I.My lord, not I. Ham I.v.146.1
Mar. MARCELLUS 
Nor I my Lord: in faith.Nor I, my lord – in faith. Ham I.v.146.2
Ham. HAMLET 
Vpon my sword.Upon my sword. Ham I.v.147.1
Marcell. MARCELLUS 
We haue sworne my Lord already.We have sworn, my lord, already. Ham I.v.147.2
Ham. HAMLET 
Indeed, vpon my sword, Indeed.Indeed, upon my sword, indeed. Ham I.v.148
Ghost cries vnder the Stage.The Ghost cries under the stage Ham I.v.149
Gho. GHOST 
Sweare. Swear. Ham I.v.149
Ham. HAMLET 
Ah ha boy, sayest thou so. Art thou there truepenny?Ha, ha, boy, sayst thou so? Art thou there, truepenny?truepenny (n.)
old form: true-penny
honest fellow, trusty chap
Ham I.v.150
Come one you here this fellow in the selleredgeCome on. You hear this fellow in the cellarage.cellarage (n.)
old form: selleredge
cellars, basement
Ham I.v.151
Consent to sweare.Consent to swear. Ham I.v.152.1
Hor. HORATIO 
Propose the Oath my Lord.Propose the oath, my lord. Ham I.v.152.2
Ham. HAMLET 
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
Gho.GHOST  
(beneath) Ham I.v.155
Sweare.Swear. Ham I.v.155
Ham. HAMLET 
Hic & vbique? Then wee'l shift for grownd,Hic et ubique? Then we'll shift our ground.hic et...here and everywhereHam 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 sword Ham 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
Gho. GHOST  
(beneath) Ham I.v.161
Sweare.Swear by his sword. Ham I.v.161
Ham. HAMLET 
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.pioneer, pioner (n.)miner, digger, excavatorHam I.v.163
Hor. HORATIO 
Oh day and night: but this is wondrous strange.O day and night, but this is wondrous strange! Ham I.v.164
Ham. HAMLET 
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 – howsomever, howsome'er, how ... some'er (adv.)however, howsoever, in whatever way [+ subordinate clause]Ham I.v.170
(As I perchance heereafter shall thinke meetAs I perchance hereafter shall think meetperchance (adv.)perhaps, maybeHam I.v.171
meet (adj.)fit, suitable, right, proper
hereafter (adv.)
old form: heereafter
after this, in time to come
To put an Anticke disposition on:)To put an antic disposition on – disposition (n.)affectation, show of temperamentHam I.v.172
antic, antick(e), antique (adj.)fantastic, bizarre, weird
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,encumbered (v.)
old form: encombred
folded
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,’an if (conj.)ifHam 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,’list (v.)wish, like, pleaseHam I.v.177
Or such ambiguous giuing out to note,Or such ambiguous giving out, to notenote (v.)show, indicate, intimateHam I.v.178
giving out (n.)
old form: giuing
suggestion, intimation, utterance
That you know ought of me; this not to doe:That you know aught of me – this do swear,aught (n.)
old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
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
Ghost. GHOST  
(beneath) Ham I.v.181
Sweare.Swear. Ham I.v.181
Ham. HAMLET 
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,commend (v.)convey greetings, present kind regardsHam I.v.183
And what so poore a man as Hamlet is,And what so poor a man as Hamlet is Ham I.v.184
May doe t' expresse his loue and friending to you,May do t' express his love and friending to you,friending (n.)friendliness, friendship, affectionHam 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.still (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyHam I.v.187
The time is out of ioynt: Oh cursed spight,The time is out of joint. O, cursed spite,time (n.)times, present day, present state of affairsHam I.v.188
spite (n.)malice, ill-will, hatred
joint, out of
old form: ioynt
disordered, disorganized, out of order
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
Exeunt.Exeunt Ham I.v.190
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