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z That roars so loud, and thunders in the index?

Ham. Look here upon this picture, and on this,
The counterfeit presentment of two brothers :
See, what a grace was seated on this brow;
Hyperion's curls; the front of Fove himfelf;
An eye, like Mars, to threaten and command;
A ftation, like the herald Mercury
· New-lighted' on a heaven-kiffing-hill;
A combination, and 8 a form indeed,
Where ev'ry god did seem to set his scal,
To give the world assurance of a man.
This was your husband, --- Look you now what follows,
Here is your husband, like a mildew'd hear,
Blasting his wholesome i brother. Have you eyes?
Could you on this fair mountain leave to feed,
And batten on this moor? ha? have you eyes?
You cannot call it love; for, at your age,
The hey-day in the blood is tame, it's humble,
And waits upon the judgınent; and what judgınent
Would step from this to this? Sense sure you have,

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2 The qu's give this line to Hamlet ; as a So the qu's and C. All the rest tead does W. after alcering it as follows, er instead of and. That roars fo loud, it sunders to tbe In. e The 2d, 3d and 4th fo's, and Rowe, dies.

read, Now lighted, &c. · The index used formerly to be pla f The qu's read, or a brave, a kifing sed at the begioning of a book, not at the bill. end, as now: fo that it hgnifies prologue g The ad and 3d qu's omit a. or beginning. Canons, p. 118.

h The ad f. reads deare; the 3d and Second, 3d and 4th fo's omit coas. 4th, deer,

• The nd and 3d qu's, the fo's and R, i The fo's read brearb instead of braio read, bis.

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Else could you not have k motion; but, sure, that sense
Is apoplex’d, for madness would not err;
Nor sense to ecstasy was ne'er so thrallid,
But it reserv'd some quantity of choice
To serve in such a difference '. ---What devil was 't,
That thus hath cozen'd you at “ hoodman-blind?
Eyes without feeling, feeling without sight,
Ears without hands or eyes, smelling fans all.
Or but a fickly part of one true sense,
Could not so mope.
O shame! where is thy blush? Rebellious " hell,
If thou canst mutiny in a matron's bones,
To flaming youth let virtue be as wax
And melt in her own fire. Proclaim no shame,
When the compulsive P ardour gives the charge ;
Since frost itself as actively doth burn
4. And reason' panders will.

Queen. O Hamlet, speak no more.
s Thou turn'st mine eyes into my very foul,
And there I see such black and grained spots,
As will not leave their tinct.

k W. says that, Motion depends so little * Qu's, bodman blind. upon sense, ibat ibe greatest part of motion | H. puts bear instead of bell. in tbe universe, is amongs bodies devoid of • The qu's, fo's and C. read mutine. sense: therefore motion is improper, and p The qu's, fo's and R. read ardure. we should read notion, i, e, intellett, rea 9 The fo's and R. read As instead of fon, &c. But why may not mation here And. fignify the power of moving one's self as r The qu's and P. read pardens. ope pleases, or self-motion, and then it is s The qu's read, necessary it should be accompanied by Tbou turn'f my very eyes into my foule both sense and will.

And there I see sucb blacke and greeved | What is in italic is omitted in the Spots fo's, R, P, and H. Rop

As will leaue there obeir riz'a.


Ham. Nay, but to live
In the rank sweat of an incestuous bed,
Stei'd in corruption, honying and making love
Over the nafty sty!

Queen. O speak “to me no more,
These words like daggers enter in my ears,
No more, sweet Hamlet.

Ham. A murderer, and a villain!
A slave, that is not twentieth part the w tythe
Of your precedent lord. A * vice of kings;
A cutpurse of the empire and the rule,
That from a shelf the precious diadem stole
And put it in his pocket.
y Queen. ? No more.

Enter Ghoji.
Ham. - A king of shreds and patches --
Save me, and hover o'er me with your wings, [ Starting up.
You heavenly guards! What would your gracious figure?

Queen. Alas, he's mad

Ham. Do you not come your tardy son to chide, That, laps’d in time and passion, let's go by

+ The ijt q. reads inseemed; the fo's, * By a vice is meant that buffoon chaenseamet; i. e. gross, fulsome, savinish. racter, that used to play the fool in old Seam is properly the fat or grease of a plays. T. bog; derived from sebum, or sevum; which y This speech of the queen's is omis words Ifidore brings à sue.

ted by the ad and 3d qu's and P. 1 These words to me are in the qu's, 2 H. reads Ob! no more. fo's and R. P. drops them (for the sake A king of shreds and patches.] This of the measure, probably) and they are is said, pursuing the idea of the vice of not restor’d by the after-editors, till C. kings. The vice was dressed as a fool, in w The qu's sead kyıb.

à coat of party.coloured patches. j.

b Put in by R.


Th’ important acting of your dread comniand?
O say!

Ghost. Do not forget. This vifitation
Is but to whet thy almoft blunted purpose.
But look ! amazement on thy mother fits;
O step between her and her · fighting foul :
Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works.
Speak to her, Hamlet,

Ham. How is it with you, lady?

Queen. Alas! how is't with you? That you

a do bend your eye on vacancy, And with th' incorporal air do hold discourse? Forth at your eyes your spirits wildly peep, And, as the fleeping soldiers in th' alarm, Your bedded : hairs, like life in " excrements, *

Start up, and i stand an end. O gentle son, Upon the heat and flame of thy distemper Sprinkle cool patience. Whereon do you look?

Ham. On him! on him!-Look you, how pale he glares ! His form and cause conjoin'd, preaching to stones, Would make them capable. Do not look upon me, Left with this piteous action you convert My ftern effects; then what 'I have to do, Will want true colour; tears, perchance, for blood.

c The ud and 3d qu's read higbing.

h The hairs are excrementitious, that & So the qu's. The ist f. had omitted is without life or sensation : yet those do; the ad f. to make up the verse, sup- very hairs, as if they had life, itart up, plies rbus before you, instead of do afrer &c. P. jou ; and is followed by the rest. i The 22 and 3d qu's and C. read farts

The it f. reads their corporal, & c. and Hands. The fo’s and R. read the corporal, k P. alters upon to on: To all after

{ The 2d and 3d qu's, read beated. him, but C. & The qu's, fo's, and C. read bair. "The 3d and 4th fo's read bave 1.


Queen. To whom do you speak this?
Ham. Do you see nothing there? [Pointing to the Ghost.
Queen. Nothing at all; yet all that is m I see.
Ham. Nor did you nothing hear?
Queen. No, nothing but ourselves.

Ham. Why, look you there! Look how it steals away!
My father in his habit as he " liv'd!
Look where he goes even now out at the portal. [Ex. Ghaft.

Queen. This is the very coinage of your brain,
This bodiless creation ecstasy
Is very cunning in.

Ham. • Ecstasy?

My pulse, as yours, doth temperately keep time,
And makes as healthful music. It is not madness
That I have utter'd; bring me to the test,
And P I the matter will re-word; which madness
Would gambol from. Mother, for love of grace,
Lay not 9 that flattering unction to your soul,
That not your trespass, but my madness, speaks :
It will but skin and film the ulcerous place;
Whilst rank corruption, 'mining all within,
Infects unseen. Confess yourself to heaven;
Repent what's past, avoid what is to come;
And do not spread the compost : on the weeds
To make them ' ranker. Forgive me this my virtue;

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m After is the ud and 3d qu's insert 9 The 3d q. reads ebis; the fo's and rbere,

R. a. reads lives.

• The 3d and 4th fo's, R. and P. read o This word Ecfiasy is omitted by the running. qu's. P. reads Wbat ecfialys followed $ The fo's read or. by all after him.

Fo's, rank. p Firat and 2d qu's omit I.

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