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Richer than that which four successive kings
Ham. Come on, sir.
King. Stay, give me drink. Hamlet, this pearl is thine; Here's to thy health. Give him the cup,
[' Trumpets found, shot goes off Ham. I'll play this bout first. Set 2 it by awhile, Come: another hit - what say you?
Laer. : I do confess 't.
! So che qu's and C. The ift and 2d for. fo's read, trumpas, G c. trumpet; the 3d y The qu's direct, Drux, trumpets, and 4th, and all the rell, trumpas, &c. Farish, a piece goes off. C. directs, drinks, tritusifers.
ant pis poison in tbe cup. Flourish. Orda u The fo's and R. read beaven.' dance wirbin,
* Here the qu's direct, Trumpets ibe 2 The fo's omit it. wbile.
a The qu's read, I do confeff: All the * The fo's and Ri's octavo read, reft, except C. A foucb, a scucb, 1 de care Gorice, fir. R.'s duodecimo, so ori, fels
Here, Hamlet, take my napkin, rub thy brows,
Ham. Good madam
Ham. Come, for the third, Laertes ; you f do but dally; I pray you, pass with your best violence : ! I am sure you make a wanton of me. fo? come on,
[Play. Ofr. Nothing neither way. Laer. Have at you now. [* Laertes wounds Hamlet; then, “ in scuffling, they change
rapiers," and Hamlet wounds Laertes,
Laer. Say you
# The fo's and R. read, Here's a nap if All but qu's omit do. kin, rub, &c.
& So the qu’s ; the reft, I am afraid © C. reads, Thank you, good madam.
d Here C. dire&ts, drinks, and tenders h The qu's have no direction here; ibe cup to Hamlet.
the fo's, what is between the inverted c P. and all after him, except C. commas. amit, My lord,
Laer. Why, as a woodcock to my own springe, Ofrick; I am justly killd with inine own treachery.
Ham. How does the queen ?
Queen. No, no, the drink, the drink -
[ Queen dies, Ham. Oh' villainy!- how ? - let the doors be lock’d, Treachery! seek it out
Laer. " It is here, Hamlet : thou art sain;
Ham. The point envenom’d too?
Stabs the king All. Treason, treason : King. O yet defend me, friends, I am but hurt.
i The fo's and R. omit own.
p The 1st and 2d qu's read,
my k First and 2d qu's, and ist and 2d so S. but he gives not the reading of the fo's, founds.
3d, thy band. | The 3d q. reads villaine.
9 The 3d q. reads, I am no more, - bow ? i. e. how was the poi- &c. fon'd. So the ift q. the fo's and R. r So all the editions before T.'s duo. the rest read bo!
decimo, where to is altered to do; and n The fo's, R. and C. read, It is bere, fo do comes into all the editions after, Hamlet. Hamlet, tbou, &c.,
. So the qu's and C; the rest, balf s The qu's have no direction here. an bour of life
The fo's direct, Hurts tbe king.
Ham. Here thou inceftuous, murtherous, damned Dante, Drink off this potion. Is the union here? Follow my mother.
[* King dies. Laer. He is juftly serv'd. It is a poison temper'd by himself. Exchange forgiveness with me, noble Hamlet; Mine and my father's death come not y upon thee, Nor thine on me!
Hor. Never believe it.
Ham. As thou’rt a man,
v The fo's and R. read iby for the read at for 10.
w All the qu's here read onyx ; so b The 2d, 3d and 4th fo's read this that it's likely Sbakespeare first wrote for bis. enyx, and afterwards finding the error, c The fo's and R. read, my causes altered it to union.
right. * No direction in the qu’s.
d The 3d and 4th fo's read be fos y T. W. and J. read on for upone be. 2 No direction in the qu's.
c' So the qu's and C; the rest, Ob The 2d, 3d and 4th fo's and R. good Horatio,
AThings standing thus unknown, 'shall I leave behind me !
[March afar off and fout within. What warlike noise is this?
Ham. O, I die, Horatio.
* So the qu's; the reft, fhall live be victorious cock crowing over his debird 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 fbout witbin. ludicrous, in this place.
1' The 20 q. has Tb. instead To; the in The qu’s, three ift fo's and C., 3d omits To.
read more and iefs. k H. reads ambassador.
n The 3d q. read in for is. | The Ift q. and all the fo's (fol • After filence, the fo's and R. read, lowed by C.) read o'er crows niy spirit; 0, 0, 0. which may perhaps beo Shakespeare's P Not in the qu's, word; we have then the image of a 2