Hamlet quotes

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MrsBooth
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Hamlet quotes
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2013-05-12 06:04:09
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A selection of significant Hamlet quotes
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  1. "It harrows me with...
    fear and wonder"
  2. "A little more than kin...
    and less than kind"
  3. "Frailty, thy name is...
    woman"
  4. 'Tis bitter cold and I am...
    sick at heart"
  5. When describing Claudius:- "Smiling,...
    damned villain"
  6. "Wild and whirling...
    words"
  7. Hamlet to Polonius:- "You are a...
    fishmonger"
  8. To Ophelia:- "Get thee to a...
    nunnery"
  9. "Alas poor Yorick...
    I knew him, Horatio"
  10. When commenting on the marriage of Claudius and Gertrude:- "O most wicked speed, to post with...
    such dexterity to incestuous sheets"
  11. During Hamlet's first soliloquy:- "But break, my heart...
    for I mustĀ hold my tongue"
  12. When commenting on the pace of Gertrude and Claudius' wedding:- "the funeral baked meats...
    did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables"
  13. Related to the theme of 'acting' and Gertrude's somewhat false nature:- "seeming...
    virtuous Queen"
  14. "Murder most foul,...
    as in the best it is"
  15. "O most...
    pernicious woman"
  16. "Polonius:- What do you read my lord?
    Hamlet: Words, words, words"
  17. "But I am pigeon...
    livered and lack gall"
  18. "The play's the thing...
    wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King"
  19. "to hold as 'twere the mirror...
    up to nature"
  20. "Ophelia:- 'Tis brief, my lord...
    Hamlet:- As woman's love."
  21. "I will speak daggers to her,...
    but use none"
  22. "your husband's brother's...
    wife"
  23. "I must be cruel...
    to be kind"
  24. "Revenge should have...
    no bounds"
  25. "With mirth in funeral,...
    and with dirge in marriage"

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