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There ceason can but pee Tell me, Laertes, Ger
Let him go, Gertrude; do not fear our person;
trude ;Speak, man.
LAER. Where is my father ?
But not by him.
Who shall stay you?
if, 1623, 32. venge, That, *sweepstake, you will draw both friend and soopstake, foe,
0. c. Winner and loser ?
LAER. None but his enemies.
grace] A religious feeling, a disposition to yield obedience to the divine laws.
• Both the worlds I give to negligence] I am careless of my present and future prospects, my views in this life, as well as that which is to come.
sweepstuke] By wholesale, undistinguishingly.
Will you know them then ?
Why, now you speak
DANES. [Within.] Let her come in.
Enter OPHELIA, fantastically dressed with Straws
O heat, dry up my brains ! tears seven times salt,
Hey no nonny, nonny hey nonny : (40)
And on* his grave rains* many a tear ;Fare you well, my dove!
• in, 4tos. #rain'd, 4tos.
* sensible in grief] Poignantly affected with. Adjectives, having this termination, are, in our author, frequently used adverbially. The quarto, 1604, reads sensibly.
pierce] Make its way. The quartos read peare.
LAER. Hadst thou thy wits, and didst persuade
revenge, It could not move thus.
Oph. You must sing, Down a-down, (41) an you call him a-down-a. O, how the wheel becomes it! (42) It is the false steward, that stole his master's daughter.
LAER. This nothing's more than matter.*
Oph. There's rosemary, that's for remembrance ; (43) pray you, love, remember: and there is pansies, * that's for thoughts.(4)
1623. LAER. A document in madness; thoughts and remembrance fitted.
Oph. There's fennel for you,* and colum- the King. bines : (45).there's rue for you; and here's some for me :-we may call it, herb of grace o'Sun. days: (46)—you may wear your rue with a difference.(47)— There's a daisy ; (48)—I would give you some violets; but they withered all, when my father died :—They say, he made a good end,
For bonny sweet Robin is all my joy,(49)
[Sings. LAER. Thought and affliction, passion, hell it
self, She turns to favour, and to prettiness.
Oph. And will he not come again?
And will he not come again?
No, no, he is dead,
Go to thy death-bed,
• This nothing's more than matter] See “ O matter,” &c. Lear, IV. 6. Edg.
Thought] “ Thought or hevynesse of herte. Molestia. Mestitia.” Promptuar. parvulor. 4to. 1514. Ant. and Cl. III. 2. Enobarb. "Think and die.” See Tw. N. II. 4. Viola.
His beard was as white as snow,(50)
He is gone, he is gone,
And we cast away moan;
And of all christian souls! I pray God. God be * buy, O.C. wi' * you!
Let this be so;
So you shall ;
* of whom your wisest friends] Of whom, or which of. Any amongst.
Another Room in the same.
Enter Horatio, and a Servant. Hor. What are they, that would speak with me? SERV.
Sailors, sir; They say, they have letters for you. Hor.
Let them come in.
[Exit Servant. I do not know from what part of the world I should be greeted, if not from lord Hamlet.
1 Sail. God bless you, sir. Hor. Let him bless thee too.
1 SAIL. He shall, sir, an't please him. There's a letter for you, sir; it comes from the ambassador that was bound for England ; if your name be Ho. ratio, as I am let to know it is.
Hor. [Reads.] Horatio, when thou shalt have overlooked this, give these fellows some meansa to the king; they have letters for him. Ere we were two days old at sea," a pirate of very warlike appointment gave us chace : Finding ourselves too slow of sail,
a means to the king] Means of access, introduction.
• Ere we were two days old at sea] At the end of a second day's voyage. See M. for Ñ. IV. 2. Prov.