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i The Palace,
Enter King, Queen, Rosencraus, Guildenstern, m Lords, and
King. Welcome, dear Rosencraus, and Guildenstern!
both That being of fo young days brought up with him, And ' fith so neighbour'd to his youth and haviour, That you vouchsafe
reft here in our court
* Whether aught to us unknown ailliets him thus,
Qucen. Good gentleinen, he hath much talk'd of you ;
Ref. Both your majesties
Guil. 2 But we both obey,
King. Thanks, Rosencraus and gentle Guildenfiern.
Queen. Thanks, Guildenslern and gentle Rosencraus.
This line is omitted in the fo's. The qu's and C. read, Wberber ougbi. & c. R. and all after him read If instead of Wbeiber.
w The first q. reads is for are. * The ad q.
P. T. H. and W. read extend.
y The 3d q. reads frould,
2 The fo's omit But.
b To be commarided. This line is omitted in the ad and 3d qu’s, in P. and all the editions after him, except C.
c Qu's and C. you.
Guil. Heavens make our presence and our practices Pleasant and helpful to him !
[Exeunta Queen. • Ay, amen.
King. Thou still hast been the father of good news,
Pol. Have I, my lord ? 'I assure my good liege,
King. O speak of that, that I do long to hear.
Pd. Give first adınittance to th' ambassadors; * My news shall be the fruit i to that great feaft, King. Thyself do grace to them, and bring them in,
m Exit Polonius, * He tells me, my dear Gertrude, he hath found The head and source of all your son's difteinper.
• The ist and 2d qu's read, I Amen. editions after, read, As I bave v:'d 10 de. All the other editions, except C, read k The fo's and R. read, My news,
ssball Amen only.
be the news, &c. f So the qu’s. The fo's and the rest 17. of for 10. read, Ajure you, my good liige.
m This direction firft inserted by R. & The fo's read, Bath to my God, one n So the ist and 3d qu's and C. The to my gracious king.
2d q. reads, He tells me wy decre : Gere h The 3d and 4th fo's read, so be sure, trude, &c. The fo's, and all the other c.
editions, read, He tells me, my sweet i So the qu's and C. The fo's, and all queen, that be bath found, &c.
Queen. I doubt it is no other but the main,
P Enter Polonius, Voltimand, and Cornelius,
King, Well, we shall fift him. ---Welcome, my good
Volt, Moft fair return of greetings and desires.
o The fo's, and all after, read, and our
P Qu's, Enter Embajadors.
The fo's, R. P. H. W. and C. read tbree tbousand crowns.
• Firk and 2d qu's, soone,
Through your dominions for this enterprize,
King. It likes us well;
Answer, and think upon this business.
[Ex. Vol. and Cor,
go Queen. More inatter with less art.
Pol. Madam, I swear I use no art at all. --That he is mad, \ 'tis true; 'tis true, 'tis pity; . And pity 'tis, 'tis true.
A foolish figure,
The fo's and R. read Lis. v The 3d q. reads bereis.
* H, alters thus, And Ebink upon an answer to ibis business.
* The 2d, 3d and 4th fo's, and R. read well-lock'd,
y The fo's and R. read
well. z The qu’s omit fince, a First g. lynmes; 2d q. limmes. b C. is for 'ris.
c The fo's, R. and P, read, And pirs, it is true, &c.