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He hath my Lord:He hath, my lord, wrung from me my slow leaveHam I.ii.58
By laboursome petition, and at lastHam I.ii.59
Upon his will I sealed my hard consent.Ham I.ii.60
I do beseech you giue him leaue to go.I do beseech you give him leave to go.Ham I.ii.61
Yet heere Laertes? Aboord, aboord for shame,Yet here, Laertes? Aboard, aboard, for shame!Ham I.iii.55
The winde sits in the shoulder of your saile,The wind sits in the shoulder of your sail,Ham I.iii.56
And you are staid for there: my blessing with you;And you are stayed for. There – my blessing with thee.Ham I.iii.57
And these few Precepts in thy memory,And these few precepts in thy memoryHam I.iii.58
See thou Character. Giue thy thoughts no tongue,Look thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue,Ham I.iii.59
Nor any vnproportion'd thought his Act:Nor any unproportioned thought his act.Ham I.iii.60
Be thou familiar; but by no meanes vulgar:Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.Ham I.iii.61
The friends thou hast, and their adoption tride,Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,Ham I.iii.62
Grapple them to thy Soule, with hoopes of Steele:Grapple them unto thy soul with hoops of steel.Ham I.iii.63
But doe not dull thy palme, with entertainmentBut do not dull thy palm with entertainmentHam I.iii.64
Of each vnhatch't, vnfledg'd Comrade. BewareOf each new-hatched, unfledged courage. BewareHam I.iii.65
Of entrance to a quarrell: but being inOf entrance to a quarrel. But being in,Ham I.iii.66
Bear't that th'opposed may beware of thee.Bear't that th' opposed may beware of thee.Ham I.iii.67
Giue euery man thine eare; but few thy voyce:Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice.Ham I.iii.68
Take each mans censure; but reserue thy iudgement:Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgement.Ham I.iii.69
Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy;Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,Ham I.iii.70
But not exprest in fancie; rich, not gawdie:But not expressed in fancy; rich, not gaudy;Ham I.iii.71
For the Apparell oft proclaimes the man.For the apparel oft proclaims the man,Ham I.iii.72
And they in France of the best ranck and station,And they in France of the best rank and stationHam I.iii.73
Are of a most select and generous cheff in that.Are of a most select and generous chief in that.Ham I.iii.74
Neither a borrower, nor a lender be;Neither a borrower nor a lender be,Ham I.iii.75
For lone oft loses both it selfe and friend:For loan oft loses both itself and friend,Ham I.iii.76
And borrowing duls the edge of Husbandry.And borrowing dulleth edge of husbandry.Ham I.iii.77
This aboue all; to thine owne selfe be true:This above all: to thine own self be true,Ham I.iii.78
And it must follow, as the Night the Day,And it must follow, as the night the day,Ham I.iii.79
Thou canst not then be false to any man.Thou canst not then be false to any man.Ham I.iii.80
Farewell: my Blessing season this in thee.Farewell. My blessing season this in thee!Ham I.iii.81
The time inuites you, goe, your seruants tend.The time invites you. Go. Your servants tend.Ham I.iii.83
What ist Ophelia he hath said to you?What is't, Ophelia, be hath said to you?Ham I.iii.88
Marry, well bethought:Marry, well bethought.Ham I.iii.90
Tis told me he hath very oft of late'Tis told me he hath very oft of lateHam I.iii.91
Giuen priuate time to you; and you your selfeGiven private time to you, and you yourselfHam I.iii.92
Haue of your audience beene most free and bounteous.Have of your audience been most free and bounteous.Ham I.iii.93
If it be so, as so tis put on me;If it be so – as so 'tis put on me,Ham I.iii.94
And that in way of caution: I must tell you,And that in way of caution – I must tell youHam I.iii.95
You doe not vnderstand your selfe so cleerely,You do not understand yourself so clearlyHam I.iii.96
As it behoues my Daughter, and your Honour.As it behoves my daughter and your honour.Ham I.iii.97
What is betweene you, giue me vp the truth?What is between you? Give me up the truth.Ham I.iii.98
Affection, puh. You speake like a greene Girle,Affection? Pooh! You speak like a green girl,Ham I.iii.101
Vnsifted in such perillous Circumstance.Unsifted in such perilous circumstance.Ham I.iii.102
Doe you beleeue his tenders, as you call them?Do you believe his tenders, as you call them?Ham I.iii.103
Marry Ile teach you; thinke your selfe a Baby,Marry, I will teach you. Think yourself a babyHam I.iii.105
That you haue tane his tenders for true pay,That you have ta'en these tenders for true payHam I.iii.106
Which are not starling. Tender your selfe more dearly;Which are not sterling. Tender yourself more dearly,Ham I.iii.107
Or not to crack the winde of the poore Phrase,Or – not to crack the wind of the poor phrase,Ham I.iii.108
Roaming it thus, you'l tender me a foole.Running it thus – you'll tender me a fool.Ham I.iii.109
I, fashion you may call it, go too, go too.Ay, ‘ fashion ’ you may call it. Go to, go to.Ham I.iii.112
I, Springes to catch Woodcocks. I doe knowAy, springes to catch woodcocks. I do know,Ham I.iii.115
When the Bloud burnes, how Prodigall the SouleWhen the blood burns, how prodigal the soulHam I.iii.116
Giues the tongue vowes: these blazes, Daughter,Lends the tongue vows. These blazes, daughter,Ham I.iii.117
Giuing more light then heate; extinct in both,Giving more light than heat, extinct in bothHam I.iii.118
Euen in their promise, as it is a making;Even in their promise, as it is a-making,Ham I.iii.119
You must not take for fire. For this time Daughter,You must not take for fire. From this timeHam I.iii.120
Be somewhat scanter of your Maiden presence;Be something scanter of your maiden presence.Ham I.iii.121
Set your entreatments at a higher rate,Set your entreatments at a higher rateHam I.iii.122
Then a command to parley. For Lord Hamlet,Than a command to parle. For Lord Hamlet,Ham I.iii.123
Beleeue so much in him, that he is young,Believe so much in him that he is young,Ham I.iii.124
And with a larger tether may he walke,And with a larger tether may he walkHam I.iii.125
Then may be giuen you. In few, Ophelia,Than may be given you. In few, Ophelia,Ham I.iii.126
Doe not beleeue his vowes; for they are Broakers,Do not believe his vows. For they are brokers,Ham I.iii.127
Not of the eye, which their Inuestments show:Not of that dye which their investments show,Ham I.iii.128
But meere implorators of vnholy Sutes,But mere implorators of unholy suits,Ham I.iii.129
Breathing like sanctified and pious bonds,Breathing like sanctified and pious bawds,Ham I.iii.130
The better to beguile. This is for all:The better to beguile. This is for all:Ham I.iii.131
I would not, in plaine tearmes, from this time forth,I would not, in plain terms, from this time forthHam I.iii.132
Haue you so slander any moment leisure,Have you so slander any moment leisureHam I.iii.133
As to giue words or talke with the Lord Hamlet:As to give words or talk with the Lord Hamlet.Ham I.iii.134
Looke too't, I charge you; come your wayes.Look to't, I charge you. Come your ways.Ham I.iii.135
Giue him his money, and these notes Reynoldo.Give him this money and these notes, Reynaldo.Ham II.i.1
You shall doe maruels wisely: good Reynoldo,You shall do marvellous wisely, good Reynaldo,Ham II.i.3
Before you visite him you make inquiryBefore you visit him, to make inquireHam II.i.4
Of his behauiour.Of his behaviour.Ham II.i.5.1
Marry, well said; / Very well said. Looke you Sir,Marry, well said. Very well said. Look you, sir,Ham II.i.6
Enquire me first what Danskers are in Paris;Inquire me first what Danskers are in Paris,Ham II.i.7
And how, and who; what meanes; and where they keepe:And how, and who, what means, and where they keep,Ham II.i.8
What company, at what expence: and findingWhat company, at what expense; and findingHam II.i.9
By this encompassement and drift of question,By this encompassment and drift of questionHam II.i.10
That they doe know my sonne: Come you more neererThat they do know my son, come you more nearerHam II.i.11
Then your particular demands will touch it,Than your particular demands will touch it.Ham II.i.12
Take you as 'twere some distant knowledge of him,Take you as 'twere some distant knowledge of him,Ham II.i.13
And thus I know his father and his friends,As thus, ‘ I know his father and his friends,Ham II.i.14
And in part him. Doe you marke this Reynoldo?And in part him ’ – do you mark this, Reynaldo?Ham II.i.15
And in part him, but you may say not well;‘ And in part him, but,’ you may say, ‘ not well;Ham II.i.17
But if't be hee I meane, hees very wilde;But if't be he I mean, he's very wild,Ham II.i.18
Addicted so and so; and there put on himAddicted so and so.’ And there put on himHam II.i.19
What forgeries you please: marry, none so ranke,What forgeries you please – marry, none so rankHam II.i.20
As may dishonour him; take heed of that:As may dishonour him – take heed of that – Ham II.i.21
But Sir, such wanton, wild, and vsuall slips,But, sir, such wanton, wild, and usual slipsHam II.i.22
As are Companions noted and most knowneAs are companions noted and most knownHam II.i.23
To youth and liberty.To youth and liberty.Ham II.i.24.1
I, or drinking, fencing, swearing, / Quarelling,Ay, or drinking, fencing, swearing, quarrelling,Ham II.i.25
drabbiug. You may goe so farre.Drabbing. You may go so far.Ham II.i.26
Faith no, as you may season it in the charge;Faith, no, as you may season it in the charge.Ham II.i.28
You must not put another scandall on him,You must not put another scandal on him,Ham II.i.29
That hee is open to Incontinencie;That he is open to incontinency.Ham II.i.30
That's not my meaning: but breath his faults so quaintly,That's not my meaning. But breathe his faults so quaintlyHam II.i.31
That they may seeme the taints of liberty;That they may seem the taints of liberty,Ham II.i.32
The flash and out-breake of a fiery minde,The flash and outbreak of a fiery mind,Ham II.i.33
A sauagenes in vnreclaim'd bloudA savageness in unreclaimed blood,Ham II.i.34
of generall assault.Of general assault.Ham II.i.35.1
Wherefore should you doe this?Wherefore should you do this?Ham II.i.36.1
Marry Sir, heere's my drift,Marry, sir, here's my drift,Ham II.i.37.2
And I belieue it is a fetch of warrant:And I believe it is a fetch of warrant.Ham II.i.38
You laying these slight sulleyes on my Sonne,You laying these slight sullies on my son,Ham II.i.39
As 'twere a thing a little soil'd i'th' working:As 'twere a thing a little soiled i'th' working,Ham II.i.40
Marke youMark you,Ham II.i.41
your party in conuerse; him you would sound,Your party in converse, him you would sound,Ham II.i.42
Hauing euer seene. In the prenominate crimes,Having ever seen in the prenominate crimesHam II.i.43
The youth you breath of guilty, be assur'dThe youth you breathe of guilty, be assuredHam II.i.44
He closes with you in this consequence:He closes with you in this consequence:Ham II.i.45
Good sir, or so, or friend, or Gentleman.‘ Good sir,’ or so, or ‘ friend,’ or ‘ gentleman ’ – Ham II.i.46
According to the Phrase and the Addition,According to the phrase or the additionHam II.i.47
Of man and Country.Of man and country – Ham II.i.48.1
And then Sir does he this? / He does: whatAnd then, sir, does 'a this – 'a does – WhatHam II.i.49
was I about to say? I was about to say was I about to say? By the mass, I was about to sayHam II.i.50
somthing: where did I leaue?something! Where did I leave?Ham II.i.51
At closes in the consequence, I marry,At ‘ closes in the consequence ’ – Ay, marry!Ham II.i.54
He closes with you thus. I know the Gentleman,He closes thus: ‘ I know the gentleman.Ham II.i.55
I saw him yesterday, or tother day;I saw him yesterday, or th' other day,Ham II.i.56
Or then or then, with such and such; and as you say,Or then, or then, with such or such, and, as you say,Ham II.i.57
There was he gaming, there o'retooke in's Rouse,There was 'a gaming; there o'ertook in's rouse;Ham II.i.58
There falling out at Tennis; or perchance,There falling out at tennis;’ or perchanceHam II.i.59
I saw him enter such a house of saile;‘ I saw him enter such a house of sale,’Ham II.i.60
Videlicet, a Brothell, or so forth.Videlicet, a brothel, or so forth.Ham II.i.61
See you now;See you now – Ham II.i.62
Your bait of falshood, takes this Cape of truth;Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth,Ham II.i.63
And thus doe we of wisedome and of reachAnd thus do we of wisdom and of reach,Ham II.i.64
With windlesses, and with assaies of Bias,With windlasses and with assays of bias,Ham II.i.65
By indirections finde directions out:By indirections find directions out.Ham II.i.66
So by my former Lecture and aduiceSo, by my former lecture and advice,Ham II.i.67
Shall you my Sonne; you haue me, haue you not?Shall you my son. You have me, have you not?Ham II.i.68
God buy you; fare you well.God bye ye, fare ye well.Ham II.i.69.2
Obserue his inclination in your selfe.Observe his inclination in yourself.Ham II.i.71
And let him plye his Musicke.And let him ply his music.Ham II.i.73.1
Farewell:Farewell.Ham II.i.74.1
How now Ophelia, what's the matter?How now, Ophelia, what's the matter?Ham II.i.74.2
With what, in the name of Heauen?With what, i'th' name of God?Ham II.i.76
Mad for thy Loue?Mad for thy love?Ham II.i.85.1
What said he?What said he?Ham II.i.86.2
Goe with me, I will goe seeke the King,Come, go with me. I will go seek the King.Ham II.i.101
This is the very extasie of Loue,This is the very ecstasy of love,Ham II.i.102
Whose violent property foredoes it selfe,Whose violent property fordoes itselfHam II.i.103
And leads the will to desperate Vndertakings,And leads the will to desperate undertakingsHam II.i.104
As oft as any passion vnder Heauen,As oft as any passion under heavenHam II.i.105
That does afflict our Natures. I am sorrie,That does afflict our natures. I am sorry.Ham II.i.106
What haue you giuen him any hard words of late?What, have you given him any hard words of late?Ham II.i.107
That hath made him mad.That hath made him mad.Ham II.i.110.2
I am sorrie that with better speed and iudgementI am sorry that with better heed and judgementHam II.i.111
I had not quoted him. I feare he did but trifle,I had not quoted him. I feared he did but trifleHam II.i.112
And meant to wracke thee: but beshrew my iealousie:And meant to wrack thee. But beshrew my jealousy.Ham II.i.113
It seemes it is as proper to our Age,By heaven, it is as proper to our ageHam II.i.114
To cast beyond our selues in our Opinions,To cast beyond ourselves in our opinionsHam II.i.115
As it is common for the yonger sortAs it is common for the younger sortHam II.i.116
To lacke discretion. Come, go we to the King,To lack discretion. Come, go we to the King.Ham II.i.117
This must be knowne, wc being kept close might moueThis must be known, which, being kept close, might moveHam II.i.118
More greefe to hide, then hate to vtter loue. More grief to hide than hate to utter love.Ham II.i.119
Come.Ham II.i.120
Th'Ambassadors from Norwey, my good Lord,The ambassadors from Norway, my good lord,Ham II.ii.40
Are ioyfully return'd.Are joyfully returned.Ham II.ii.41
Haue I, my Lord? Assure you, my good Liege,Have I, my lord? Assure you, my good liege,Ham II.ii.43
I hold my dutie, as I hold my Soule,I hold my duty as I hold my soul,Ham II.ii.44
Both to my God, one to my gracious King:Both to my God and to my gracious King.Ham II.ii.45
And I do thinke, or else this braine of mineAnd I do think – or else this brain of mineHam II.ii.46
Hunts not the traile of Policie, so sureHunts not the trail of policy so sureHam II.ii.47
As I haue vs'd to do: that I haue foundAs it hath used to do – that I have foundHam II.ii.48
The very cause of Hamlets Lunacie.The very cause of Hamlet's lunacy.Ham II.ii.49
Giue first admittance to th'Ambassadors,Give first admittance to th' ambassadors.Ham II.ii.51
My Newes shall be the Newes to that great Feast.My news shall be the fruit to that great feast.Ham II.ii.52
This businesse is very well ended.This business is well ended.Ham II.ii.85.2
My Liege, and Madam, to expostulateMy liege and madam, to expostulateHam II.ii.86
What Maiestie should be, what Dutie is,What majesty should be, what duty is,Ham II.ii.87
Why day is day; night, night; and time is time,Why day is day, night night, and time is time,Ham II.ii.88
Were nothing but to waste Night, Day, and Time.Were nothing but to waste night, day, and time.Ham II.ii.89
Therefore, since Breuitie is the Soule of Wit,Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit,Ham II.ii.90
And tediousnesse, the limbes and outward flourishes,And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes,Ham II.ii.91
I will be breefe. Your Noble Sonne is mad:I will be brief. Your noble son is mad.Ham II.ii.92
Mad call I it; for to define true Madnesse,Mad call I it. For, to define true madness,Ham II.ii.93
What is't, but to be nothing else but mad.What is't but to be nothing else but mad?Ham II.ii.94
But let that go.But let that go.Ham II.ii.95.1
Madam, I sweare I vse no Art at all:Madam, I swear I use no art at all.Ham II.ii.96
That he is mad, 'tis true: 'Tis true 'tis pittie,That he's mad, 'tis true. 'Tis true, 'tis pity,Ham II.ii.97
And pittie it is true: A foolish figure,And pity 'tis 'tis true – a foolish figure.Ham II.ii.98
But farewell it: for I will vse no Art.But farewell it; for I will use no art.Ham II.ii.99
Mad let vs grant him then: and now remainesMad let us grant him then. And now remainsHam II.ii.100
That we finde out the cause of this effect,That we find out the cause of this effect – Ham II.ii.101
Or rather say, the cause of this defect;Or rather say, the cause of this defect,Ham II.ii.102
For this effect defectiue, comes by cause,For this effect defective comes by cause.Ham II.ii.103
Thus it remaines, and the remainder thus.Thus it remains, and the remainder thus.Ham II.ii.104
Perpend,Perpend.Ham II.ii.105
I haue a daughter: haue, whil'st she is mine,I have a daughter – have while she is mine – Ham II.ii.106
Who in her Dutie and Obedience, marke,Who in her duty and obedience, mark,Ham II.ii.107
Hath giuen me this: now gather, and surmise.Hath given me this. Now gather, and surmise.Ham II.ii.108
To the Celestiall, and my Soules Idoll, the most beautifed To the celestial, and my soul's idol, the most beautifiedHam II.ii.109
Ophelia. / That's an ill Phrase, a vilde Phrase, beautifiedOphelia – That's an ill phrase, a vile phrase; ‘ beautified ’Ham II.ii.110
is a vilde Phrase: but you shall heare theseis a vile phrase. But you shall hear. Thus:Ham II.ii.111
in her excellent white bosome, these.In her excellent white bosom, these, et cetera.Ham II.ii.112
Good Madam stay awhile, I will be faithfull.Good madam, stay awhile. I will be faithful.Ham II.ii.114
Doubt thou, the Starres are fire,Doubt thou the stars are fire.Ham II.ii.115
Doubt, that the Sunne doth moue:Doubt that the sun doth move.Ham II.ii.116
Doubt Truth to be a Lier,Doubt truth to be a liar.Ham II.ii.117
But neuer Doubt, I loue.But never doubt I love.Ham II.ii.118
O deere Ophelia, I am ill at these Numbers: I haue not Art O dear Ophelia, I am ill at these numbers. I have not artHam II.ii.119
toreckon my grones; but that I loue thee best, oh most Best to reckon my groans. But that I love thee best, O most best,Ham II.ii.120
beleeue it. Adieu.believe it. Adieu.Ham II.ii.121
Thine euermore most deere Lady, whilst Thine evermore, most dear lady, whilstHam II.ii.122
this Machine is to him,this machine is to him,Ham II.ii.123
Hamlet.HamletHam II.ii.124
This in Obedience hath my daughter shew'd me:This in obedience hath my daughter shown me,Ham II.ii.125
And more aboue hath his soliciting,And more above hath his solicitings,Ham II.ii.126
As they fell out by Time, by Meanes, and Place,As they fell out by time, by means, and place,Ham II.ii.127
All giuen to mine eare.All given to mine ear.Ham II.ii.128.1
What do you thinke of me?What do you think of me?Ham II.ii.129.2
I wold faine proue so. But what might you think?I would fain prove so. But what might you thinkHam II.ii.131
When I had seene this hot loue on the wing,When I had seen this hot love on the wing – Ham II.ii.132
As I perceiued it, I must tell you thatAs I perceived it, I must tell you that,Ham II.ii.133
Before my Daughter told me what might youBefore my daughter told me – what might you,Ham II.ii.134
Or my deere Maiestie your Queene heere, think,Or my dear majesty your Queen here, thinkHam II.ii.135
If I had playd the Deske or Table-booke,If I had played the desk or table-book,Ham II.ii.136
Or giuen my heart a winking, mute and dumbe,Or given my heart a winking, mute and dumb,Ham II.ii.137
Or look'd vpon this Loue, with idle sight,Or looked upon this love with idle sight?Ham II.ii.138
What might you thinke? No, I went round to worke,What might you think? No, I went round to work,Ham II.ii.139
And (my yong Mistris) thus I did bespeakeAnd my young mistress thus I did bespeak:Ham II.ii.140
Lord Hamlet is a Prince out of thy Starre,‘ Lord Hamlet is a prince, out of thy star.Ham II.ii.141
This must not be: and then, I Precepts gaue her,This must not be.’ And then I prescripts gave her,Ham II.ii.142
That she should locke her selfe from his Resort,That she should lock herself from his resort,Ham II.ii.143
Admit no Messengers, receiue no Tokens:Admit no messengers, receive no tokens.Ham II.ii.144
Which done, she tooke the Fruites of my Aduice,Which done, she took the fruits of my advice,Ham II.ii.145
And he repulsed. A short Tale to make,And he, repelled, a short tale to make,Ham II.ii.146
Fell into a Sadnesse, then into a Fast,Fell into a sadness, then into a fast,Ham II.ii.147
Thence to a Watch, thence into a Weaknesse,Thence to a watch, thence into a weakness,Ham II.ii.148
Thence to a Lightnesse, and by this declensionThence to a lightness, and, by this declension,Ham II.ii.149
Into the Madnesse whereon now he raues,Into the madness wherein now he ravesHam II.ii.150
And all we waile for.And all we mourn for.Ham II.ii.151.1
Hath there bene such a time, I'de fain know that,Hath there been such a time – I would fain know that – Ham II.ii.153
That I haue possitiuely said, 'tis so,That I have positively said ‘ 'Tis so ’Ham II.ii.154
When it prou'd otherwise?When it proved otherwise?Ham II.ii.155.1
Take this from this; if this be otherwise,Take this from this, if this be otherwise.Ham II.ii.156
If Circumstances leade me, I will findeIf circumstances lead me, I will findHam II.ii.157
Where truth is hid, though it were hid indeedeWhere truth is hid, though it were hid indeedHam II.ii.158
Within the Center.Within the centre.Ham II.ii.159.1
You know sometimes / He walkes foure houres together,You know sometimes he walks four hours togetherHam II.ii.160
heere / In the Lobby.Here in the lobby.Ham II.ii.161.1
At such a time Ile loose my Daughter to him,At such a time I'll loose my daughter to him.Ham II.ii.162
Be you and I behinde an Arras then,Be you and I behind an arras then.Ham II.ii.163
Marke the encounter: If he loue her not,Mark the encounter. If he love her not,Ham II.ii.164
And be not from his reason falne thereon;And be not from his reason fallen thereon,Ham II.ii.165
Let me be no Assistant for a State,Let me be no assistant for a state,Ham II.ii.166
And keepe a Farme and Carters.But keep a farm and carters.Ham II.ii.167.1
Away I do beseech you, both away,Away, I do beseech you both, away.Ham II.ii.169
Ile boord him presently. / Oh giue me leaue.I'll board him presently. O, give me leave.Ham II.ii.170
How does my good Lord Hamlet?How does my good Lord Hamlet?Ham II.ii.171
Do you know me, my Lord?Do you know me, my lord?Ham II.ii.173
Not I my Lord.Not I, my lord.Ham II.ii.175
Honest, my Lord?Honest, my lord?Ham II.ii.177
That's very true, my Lord.That's very true, my lord.Ham II.ii.180
I haue my Lord.I have, my lord.Ham II.ii.183
How say you by that? Still harping onHow say you by that? Still harping onHam II.ii.187
my daughter: yet he knew me not at first; he said I wasmy daughter. Yet he knew me not at first. 'A said I wasHam II.ii.188
a Fishmonger: he is farre gone, farre gone: and truly in mya fishmonger. 'A is far gone, far gone. And truly in myHam II.ii.189
youth, I suffred much extreamity for loue: very neereyouth I suffered much extremity for love, very nearHam II.ii.190
this. Ile speake to him againe. What do you read mythis. I'll speak to him again. – What do you read, myHam II.ii.191
Lord?lord?Ham II.ii.192
What is the matter, my Lord?What is the matter, my lord?Ham II.ii.194
I meane the matter you meane, my Lord.I mean the matter that you read, my lord.Ham II.ii.196
Though this be madnesse, / Yet there Though this be madness, yet thereHam II.ii.205
is Method in't: will you walke / Out of the ayre my Lord?is method in't. – Will you walk out of the air, my lord?Ham II.ii.206
Indeed that is out o'th' Ayre: HowIndeed, that's out of the air. (aside) HowHam II.ii.208
pregnant (sometimes) his Replies are? / A happinesse, / Thatpregnant sometimes his replies are! A happiness thatHam II.ii.209
often Madnesse hits on, / Which Reason and Sanitie couldoften madness hits on, which reason and sanity couldHam II.ii.210
not / So prosperously be deliuer'd of. / I will leaue him,not so prosperously be delivered of. I will leave himHam II.ii.211
And sodainely contriue the meanes of meeting / Betweeneand suddenly contrive the means of meeting betweenHam II.ii.212
him, and my daughter. / My Honourable Lord, I willhim and my daughter. – My honourable lord, I willHam II.ii.213
most humbly / Take my leaue of you.most humbly take my leave of you.Ham II.ii.214
Fare you well my Lord.Fare you well, my lord.Ham II.ii.218
You goe to seeke my Lord Hamlet; there hee is.You go to seek the Lord Hamlet. There he is.Ham II.ii.220
Well be with you Gentlemen.Well be with you, gentlemen.Ham II.ii.379
My Lord, I haue Newes to tell you.My lord, I have news to tell you.Ham II.ii.388
The Actors are come hither my Lord.The actors are come hither, my lord.Ham II.ii.391
Vpon mine Honor.Upon my honour – Ham II.ii.393
The best Actors in the world, either forThe best actors in the world, either forHam II.ii.395
Tragedie, Comedie, Historie, Pastorall: Pastoricall-Comicall-tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical,Ham II.ii.396
Historicall-Pastorall: Tragicall-Historicall: Tragicall-Comicall-Historicall-Pastorall: historical-pastoral, tragical-historical, tragical-comical-historical-pastoral,Ham II.ii.397
Scene indiuidible: or Poem vnlimited. scene individable, or poem unlimited.Ham II.ii.398
Seneca cannot be too heauy, nor Plautus tooSeneca cannot be too heavy, nor Plautus tooHam II.ii.399
light, for the law of Writ, and the Liberty. These are thelight. For the law of writ and the liberty, these are theHam II.ii.400
onely men.only men.Ham II.ii.401
What a Treasure had he, my Lord?What a treasure had he, my lord?Ham II.ii.404
Still on my Daughter. Still on my daughter.Ham II.ii.408
If you call me Iephta my Lord, I haue aIf you call me Jephthah, my lord, I have aHam II.ii.410
daughter that I loue passing well.daughter that I love passing well.Ham II.ii.411
What followes then, my Lord?What follows then, my lord?Ham II.ii.413
Fore God, my Lord, well spoken, with good'Fore God, my lord, well spoken, with goodHam II.ii.464
accent, and good discretion.accent and good discretion.Ham II.ii.465
This is too long.This is too long.Ham II.ii.496
That's good: Inobled Queene is good.That's good. ‘ Mobled Queen ’ is good.Ham II.ii.502
Looke where he ha's not turn'd his colour,Look, whe'er he has not turned his colour,Ham II.ii.517
and ha's teares in's eyes. Pray you no more.and has tears in's eyes. Prithee no more.Ham II.ii.518
My Lord, I will vse them according to theirMy lord, I will use them according to theirHam II.ii.525
desart. desert.Ham II.ii.526
Come sirs. Exit Polon.Come, sirs.Ham II.ii.532
'Tis most true:'Tis most true,Ham III.i.21.2
And he beseech'd me to intreate your MaiestiesAnd he beseeched me to entreat your majestiesHam III.i.22
To heare, and see the matter.To hear and see the matter.Ham III.i.23
Ophelia, walke you heere. Gracious so please yeOphelia, walk you here. – Gracious, so please you,Ham III.i.43
We will bestow our selues: Reade on this booke,We will bestow ourselves. (to Ophelia) Read on this book,Ham III.i.44
That shew of such an exercise may colourThat show of such an exercise may colourHam III.i.45
Your lonelinesse. We are oft too blame in this,Your loneliness. We are oft to blame in this,Ham III.i.46
'Tis too much prou'd, that with Deuotions visage,'Tis too much proved, that with devotion's visageHam III.i.47
And pious Action, we do surge o'reAnd pious action we do sugar o'erHam III.i.48
The diuell himselfe.The devil himself.Ham III.i.49.1
I heare him comming, let's withdraw my Lord.I hear him coming. Let's withdraw, my lord.Ham III.i.55
It shall do well. But yet do I beleeueIt shall do well. But yet do I believeHam III.i.177
The Origin and Commencement of this greefeThe origin and commencement of his griefHam III.i.178
Sprung from neglected loue. How now Ophelia?Sprung from neglected love. – How now, Ophelia?Ham III.i.179
You neede not tell vs, what Lord Hamlet saide,You need not tell us what Lord Hamlet said.Ham III.i.180
We heard it all. My Lord, do as you please,We heard it all. – My lord, do as you please,Ham III.i.181
But if you hold it fit after the Play,But if you hold it fit, after the playHam III.i.182
Let his Queene Mother all alone intreat himLet his Queen mother all alone entreat himHam III.i.183
To shew his Greefes: let her be round with him,To show his grief. Let her be round with him,Ham III.i.184
And Ile be plac'd so, please you in the eareAnd I'll be placed, so please you, in the earHam III.i.185
Of all their Conference. If she finde him not,Of all their conference. If she find him not,Ham III.i.186
To England send him: Or confine him whereTo England send him, or confine him whereHam III.i.187
Your wisedome best shall thinke.Your wisdom best shall think.Ham III.i.188.1
And the Queene too, and that presently.And the Queen too, and that presently.Ham III.ii.58
That I did my Lord, and was accounted aThat did I, my lord, and was accounted aHam III.ii.109
good Actor.good actor.Ham III.ii.110
I did enact Iulius Casar, I was kill'dI did enact Julius Caesar. I was killedHam III.ii.112
i'th'Capitol: Brutus kill'd me.i'th' Capitol. Brutus killed me.Ham III.ii.113
Oh ho, do you marke that? O ho! Do you mark that?Ham III.ii.120
Giue o're the Play.Give o'er the play.Ham III.ii.277
Lights, Lights, Lights. Lights, lights, lights!Ham III.ii.279
My Lord; the Queene would speak with you,My lord, the Queen would speak with you,Ham III.ii.381
and presently.and presently.Ham III.ii.382
By'th'Misse, and it's like a Camell indeed.By th' mass, and 'tis like a camel indeed.Ham III.ii.385
It is back'd like a Weazell.It is backed like a weasel.Ham III.ii.387
Verie like a Whale.Very like a whale.Ham III.ii.389
I will say so. I will say so.Ham III.ii.393
My Lord, he's going to his Mothers Closset:My lord, he's going to his mother's closet.Ham III.iii.27
Behinde the Arras Ile conuey my selfeBehind the arras I'll convey myselfHam III.iii.28
To heare the Processe. Ile warrant shee'l tax him home,To hear the process. I'll warrant she'll tax him home.Ham III.iii.29
And as you said, and wisely was it said,And, as you said, and wisely was it said,Ham III.iii.30
'Tis meete that some more audience then a Mother,'Tis meet that some more audience than a mother,Ham III.iii.31
Since Nature makes them partiall, should o're-heareSince nature makes them partial, should o'erhearHam III.iii.32
The speech of vantage. Fare you well my Liege,The speech, of vantage. Fare you well, my liege.Ham III.iii.33
Ile call vpon you ere you go to bed,I'll call upon you ere you go to bedHam III.iii.34
And tell you what I know.And tell you what I know.Ham III.iii.35.1
He will come straight: / Looke you lay home to him,'A will come straight. Look you lay home to him.Ham III.iv.1
Tell him his prankes haue been too broad to beare with,Tell him his pranks have been too broad to bear with,Ham III.iv.2
And that your Grace hath scree'nd, and stoode betweeneAnd that your grace hath screened and stood betweenHam III.iv.3
Much heate, and him. Ile silence me e'ene heere:Much heat and him. I'll silence me even here.Ham III.iv.4
Pray you be round with him.Pray you be round with him.Ham III.iv.5
What hoa, helpe, helpe, helpe. What, ho! Help!Ham III.iv.24
Oh I am slaine. O, I am slain!Ham III.iv.26.1
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