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Things standing thus unknown, 'fhall I leave behind me !
[March afar off, and fhout within. What warlike noise is this?
Enter Ofrick.. Ofr. Young Fortinbras, with conquest come from Poland, i To the k ambassadors of England gives This warlike volley,
Ham. O, I die, Horatio. The potent poison quite 'o'er-grows my spirit; I cannot live to hear the news from England, But I do prophesy, th' election lights On Fortinbras; he has my dying voice; So tell him, with th' occurrents " more or less, Which have solicited --The reft" is filence o. [p Diese
* So the qu’s; the rest, fall live bem vi&torious cock crowing over his de. bird me; tut, a wounded name living feated antagonift; and the words potent bebind a man, is scarcely English. and spirit seem favourable to this read.
& P. and all after him, but J. and ing. A friking metaphor! But it C. read tale for flory.
may perhaps be thought a little toa h The qu's omit, and fout' wirbin. ludicrous, in this place. i i The 2d q. has Tb. instead To; the in The qu’s, three ift fo's and Co. 3d omits To.
read more and liefs. k H. reads ambassador,
n The 3d g, read in for is, I The Ift q. and all the fo's (fol- • After filence, the fo's and R. read, lowed by C.) read o'er crows my spirit; 0, 0, 0. which may perhaps be Shakespeare's P Not in the cu's, word; we have then the image of a
Hor. Now 9 cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet
prince; And flights of angels r fing thee to thy rest! Why does the drum come hither? • Enter Fortinbras, and English · Ambassadors, with drum;
colours, and attendants. Fort. Where is this fight?
Hor. What is it you would see?
Fort. "This quarry * cries on havock. O proud death
Amb. The fight is dismal,
Hor. Not from his mouth,
9 Firft f. cracke,
# The fo's read His for Tbis. I W "reads wing for fing.
* H. reads, cries out, bavock! s The qu's read, Enter Fortinbrasse ġ So the 3d q. T. W. and Ji the toitb tbe embafadors.
reft read eternal.
a P. T.'s octavo, and H. read full for, u The 3d and 4th f. and R. read, ibe jump. fight
You from the Polack wars, and you from England,
Fort. Let us haste to hear it,
Fort. Let four captains
the nobleft of the people.
& The fo's read are for non. d So the qu's; all the rest, and foreid h The fo's read always for alle.
i The qu's, R. and P. read no. e P.'s duodecimo, T. W. and 7. read * The 3d and 4th fo's, R. and Pi's Noblefs. It matters not; the nobleffe are q. read off for 16.
To have prov'd most royally. And for his passage,
[Exeunt, o marching : after which, a peal
of Ordnance is foot off
1 The qu's read royal.
the body of Hamlet was to be taken up, m The qu's and C. read rigbt of war, and the rest lie and rot where they were,
n So the qu's and C; all the rest read . This direction not in the qu’s. boly, so according to these editors, only