Why, this is hire and salary, not revenge. O, yes, my lord; he wore his beaver up. I can quote Hamlet in the following ways to say the following point: Gertrude tells him: Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted colour off, And let thine eye look like a friend on Denmark. The head is not more native to the heart, The hand more instrumental to the mouth, Than is the throne of Denmark to thy father. Shakespeare's Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2 - Hamlet First Appears directory search Hamlet Please see the bottom of the page for full explanatory notes and helpful resources. And so he goes to heaven.
Farewell; and let your haste commend your duty. And what make you from Wittenberg, Horatio? Have you your father's leave? So excellent a king, that was, to this Hyperion to a satyr; so loving to my mother That he might not beteem the winds of heaven Visit her face too roughly. These hands are not more like. A figure like your father, Armed at point exactly, cap-a-pe, 200 Appears before them, and with solemn march Goes slow and stately by them: thrice he walk'd By their oppress'd and fear-surprised eyes, Within his truncheon's length; whilst they, distilled Almost to jelly with the act of fear, Stand dumb and speak not to him. Frailty, thy name is woman! Now follows, that you know, young Fortinbras, Holding a weak supposal of our worth, Or thinking by our late dear brother's death Our state to be disjoint and out of frame, 20 Colleagued with the dream of his advantage, He hath not fail'd to pester us with message, Importing the surrender of those lands Lost by his father, with all bonds of law, To our most valiant brother. Following the speech and conversation between him the queen and hamlet the guests depart to celebrate the new king and the marriage. In filial obligation, by the duty he owed as a son.
Wittenberg: Wittenberg is a famous university in Germany. For your intent In going back to school in Wittenberg, It is most retrograde to our desire: And we beseech you bend you to remain Here in the cheer and comfort of our eye, Our chiefest courtier, cousin, and our son. Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted colour off , And let thine eye look like a friend on Denmark. These clothes are just a hint of it. So much for him, of him and his acts I need say no more.
You cannot speak of reason to the Dane And lose your voice. I've written to Fortinbras's uncle, the present head of Norway, an old bedridden man who knows next to nothing about his nephew's plans. Nay, it is; I know not seems. In that and all things will we show our duty. O that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew! But you must know your father lost a father, That father lost, lost his, and the survivor bound In filial obligation for some term To do obsequious sorrow. How dangerous is it that this man goes loose! Time be thine, And thy best graces spend it at thy will! We'll teach you to drink deep ere you depart. There seems to be here the idea of that combined nimbleness and ingenuity which is essential to success in tricks performed by sleight of hand; not only did she swiftly transfer her affections from one brother to the other, but she showed in doing so a cunning regard to her own interests: incestuous, originally meaning nothing more than unchaste, but used specially of alliances within the forbidden degrees of relationship.
Like Niobe, all tears:why she, even she O, God!. What if it tempt you toward the flood, my lord, Or to the dreadful summit of the cliff That beetles o'er his base into the sea,And there assume some other horrible form, Which might deprive your sovereignty of reason And draw you into madness? Nay, it is; I know not seems. A figure like your father, Armed at point exactly, cap-a-pe, Appears before them and with solemn march 410 Goes slow and stately by them. Upon the witness of these gentlemen, This marvel to you. It is not, nor it cannot come to good. It is not nor it cannot come to good, But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue.
Hyperion to a satyr; so loving to my mother That he might not beteem the winds of heaven Visit her face too roughly. Moreover that we much did long to see you,. Ay, madam, it is common. I do beseech you give him leave to go. These black clothes represent the respect Hamlet has for his deceased father. I shall not look upon his like again. If it be, Why seems it so particular with thee? Sir, my good friend- I'll change that name with you.
Hamlet: Scene Questions for Review. Why, 'tis a loving and a fair reply. O most wicked speed, to post With such dexterity to incestuous sheets! Apparently, family feuds go way back. Succession to the throne of Denmark seems to have been elective, though, as appears from the last scene of the play, the recommendation of the previous occupant went for something in the election, and here the king is in effect pronouncing such recommendation beforehand. My lord, upon the platform where we watch'd. Give it an understanding, but no tongue: I will requite your loves.
I will leave him and suddenly contrive the means of meeting between him and my daughter. Speaker: King of Denmark Audience: Cornelius, Voltimand, Laertes, Queen,Polunious, Hamlet, Council Context: At the Castle the King speaks to those who have come to celebrate his incestuous marriage to his late-brothers wife. This quote explains that as the Ghost exits when the rooster crows he is fleeing from the Earth because Jesus is to return during the day. How is it that the clouds still hang on you? Horatio believes that the Ghost was able to appear in any shape or fashion and specifically appeared in full armor because he must be a bad omen for the country of Denmark. Douce traces the custom to the cena feralis of the Romans, at which milk, honey, wine, etc.
So when Hamlet speaking of the world, says, 'Things rank and gross in nature possess it merely,' he by the merely brings the possession before the mind and characterizes it as complete and absolute; but by the same term now the prominence would be given to something else from which the possession might be conceived to be separable; 'possess it merely would mean have nothing beyond simply the possession of it have, it might be, no right to it, or no enjoyment of it. This business is well ended. Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother's death The memory be green, and that it us befitted To bear our hearts in grief, and our whole kingdom To be contracted in one brow of woe, Yet so far hath discretion fought with nature 205 That we with wisest sorrow think on him Together with remembrance of ourselves. A little more than kin, and less than kind: i. Take thy fair hour, Laertes. Why, she would hang on him As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on: and yet, within a month,— Let me not think on't,—Frailty, thy name is woman! But two months dead: nay, not so much, not two: So excellent a king; that was, to this, Hyperion to a satyr; so loving to my mother That he might not beteem the winds of heaven Visit her face too roughly. What wouldst thou beg, Laertes, That shall not be my offer, not thy asking? How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! That do I long to hear.
Did you not speak to it? But what is your affair in Elsinore? Oh, that this too, too sullied flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew, Or that the Everlasting had not fixed His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! My lord, the King your father. Likewise, such behavior belongs to those who have a sensitive heart and a weak mind. Show your loyalty by leaving And now, Laertes, what's the news with you? My father- methinks I see my father. This physic but prolongs thy sickly days. Proud of the number of her children, she boasted her superiority over Leto, mother of Apollo and Artemis, who, indignant at the insult, slew all her children; she herself, according to one tradition, being changed by Zeus at her own request into a stone, which during the summer always shed tears: all tears, a very impersonation of grief. It is not nor it cannot come to good: But break, my heart; for I must hold my tongue.