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destino Whose violent property fordoes itself turdous
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And leads the will to desperate undertakings,
As oft as any passion under heaven
That does afflict our natures. I am sorry,-
What, have you given him any hard words of late?

Ophelia. No, my good lord, but, as you did command,
I did repel his letters, and denied
His access to me.

Polonius. That hath made him mad.

I am sorry that with better heed and judgment erted, inork I had not quoted him. I fear'd he did but trifle. See Morau husk asial

a streha enchere! apache, ruin And meant to wrack thee; but beshrew my jealousy! wri,

By heaven, it is as proper to our age grands sede excelly enud. trabalok. To cast beyond ourselves in our opinions

came the orihue bearash wheel

wang. mod aun sier As it is common for the younger sort

To lack discretion. Come, go we to the king :
This must be known; which, being kept close, might move
More grief to hide than hate to utter love.

(Exeunt

SCENE II. A Room in the Castle.
Enter KING, QUEEN, ROSENCRANTZ, GUILDENSTERN, ani

Attendants.
King. Welcome, dear Rosencrantz and Guildenstern!
Moreover that we much did long to see you, ou ceud bene.
The need we have to use you did provoke
Our hasty sending. Something have you heard
Of Hamlet's transformation ; so I call it,
Sith nor the exterior nor the inward man
Resembles that it was. What it should be,
More than his father's death, that thus hath put him
So much from the understanding of himself,
I cannot dream of. I entreat you both,

IC That, being of so young days brought up with him, disfrutar And sith so neighbour'd to his youth and humour, intimate

youitful dispositione.

Haare French That you vouchsafe your rest here in our court

Some little time; so by your companies
To draw him on to pleasures, and to gather,
So much as from occasion you may glean,
Whether aught to us unknown afflicts him tnus,
That, open'd, lies within our remedy.

Queen. Good gentlemen, he hath much talk'd of you;
And sure Pam two men there are not living

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To whom he more adheres. If it will please you lowhan hen kurr
To show us so much gentry and good will hainduer senare una

. trachea
Tegevens. As to expend your time with us awhile,
unit hia For the supply and profit of our hope, aéde cuero
i nape sih.

Your visitation shall receive such thanks
As fits a king's remembrance.
Rosencrantz.

Both your majesties
Might, by the sovereign power you have of us, ever wr. Power
Put your dread pleasures more into command a parce ayam
Than to entreaty.

are grand few Guildenstern.

tuus in Shatsfer But we both obey, endearn And here give up ourselves, in the full bent tensioni straigo. (lui To lay our service freely at your feet,

rawling (Reh)

"My affuetine kammer hold To be commanded.

the heut " gr.
King. Thanks, Rosencrantz and gentle Guildenstern.

Queen. Thanks, Guildenstern and gentle Rosencrantz;
And I beseech you instantly to visit
My too much changed son.-Go, some of you,
And bring these gentlemen where Hamlet is.
Guildenstern. Heavens make our presence and our prac.

tices
Pleasant and helpful to him!
Queen.

Ay, amen!
[Exeunt Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and some Attendants

as the way are of my

Enter POLONIUS.
Polonius. The ambassadors from Norway, my good lord,
Are joyfully return'd.

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ever King. Thou still hast been the father of good news.
"amour these Polonius. Have I, my lord ? Assure you, my good liege,..
you, too.

I hold my duty, as I hold my soul, Friefaid my duty Allee buy as
T
Both to my God and to my gracious king : 2 ade facud weepiname
And I do think, or else this brain of mine oned
Hunts not the trail of policy so sure "The art 1 wanaping feable
As it hath us’d to do, that I have found affairl'esells J
The very cause of Hamlet's lunacy.

King. O, speak of that; that do I long to hear. 50

Polonius. Give first admittance to the ambassadors;
My news shall be the fruit to that great feast. desert.
King. Thyself do grace to them, and bring them in.-

(Exit Folonius.
He tells me, my sweet queen, that he hath found

The head and source of all your son's distemper. suspect

Queen. I doubt it is no other but the main, — guest frier, the His father's death, and our o'erhasty marriage. Bares como llue zercia

King. Well, we shall sift him.

Re-enter POLONIUS, with VOLTIMAND and CORNELIUS.

Welcome, my good friends!
. Say, Voltimand, what from our brother Norway?
pod wishes Voltimand. Most fair return of greetings and desires. 60

Upon our first, he sent out to suppress
His nephew's levies, which to him appear’d
To be a preparation 'gainst the Polack,
But, better look'd into, he truly found
It was against your highness: whereat griev'd,

That so his sickness, age, and impotence
deceived Was falsely borne in hand, sends out arrests Summer
906. Falatun On Fortinbras; which he, in brief, obeys,
Cougeant!

Receives rebuke from Norway, and in fine

Makes vow before his uncle never more triel sentialt To give the assay of arms against your majesty.

" Whereon old Norway, overcome with joy,

Gives him three thousand crowns in annual fee,
And his commission to employ those soldiers,
So levied as before, against the Polack;
With an entreaty, herein further shown, [Giving a paper,
That it might please you to give quiet pass
Through your dominions for this enterprise,
On such regards of safety and allowance ferius

As therein are set down. "Attor mus King.

It likes us well;

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And at our more consider'd time we 'll read,
Answer, and think upon this business.
Meantime we thank you for your well-took labour.
Go to your rest; at night we ’ll feast together :
Most welcome home! [Exeunt Voltimand and Cornelius.
Polonius.

This business is well ended.-discuss My liege, and madam, to expostulate

What majesty should be, what duty is,
Why day is day, night night, and time is time,

Were nothing but to waste night, day, and time. cored Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit,

And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, differnen ,
I will be brief. Your noble son is mad :
Mad call I it; for, to define true madness,
What is 't but to be nothing else but mad?
But let that go.

Queen. More matter, with less art.

Polonius. Madam, I swear I use no art at all.
That he is mad, 't is true; 't is true 't is pity,
And pity 't is 't is true: a foolish figure; thertonese Figuere.
But farewell it, for I will use no art.
Mad let us grant him, then ; and now remains

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That we find out the cause of this effect,
Or rather say, the cause of this defect,
For this effect defective comes by cause :

Thus it remains, and the remainder thus.
Cruse

I used rely by Pental, Poleren velous,
I have a daughter--have while she is mine-
Who, in her duty and obedience, mark,
Hath given me this; now gather, and surmise. Lere, en den
[Reads] ‘To the celestial and my soul's idol, the most beautified
Ophelia,'

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That 's an ill phrase, a vile phrase ; “beautified' is a vile
phrase: but you shall hear. Thus :
[Reads] ‘In her excellent white bosom, these, etc.'

Queen. Came this from Hamlet to her ?

Polonius. Good madam, stay awhile ; I will be faithful. Frane zanim.[Reads]

Doubt thou the stars are fire; 1 There drobts Poubt that the sun doth move ; are

m a in aboleve Doubt truth to be a liar;

ndaray slamnat But never doubt I love. O dear Ophelia, I am ill at these numbers. I have not Cornel art to reckon my groans; but that I love thee best, o most best, believe it. Adieu. *Thine evermore, most dear lady, whilst this

machine is to him, HAMLET.'
This in obedience hath my daughter shown me,
And more above, hath his solicitings,
As they fell out by time, by means, and place,
All given to mine ear.
King.

But how hath she
Receiv'd his love?

Polonius. What do you think of me?
King. As of a man faithful and honourable.
Polonius. I would fain prove so. But what might you

think,
When I had seen this hot love on the wing-

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