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For, in the fatness of these pursy times,
Queen. Oh! Hamlet, thou hast cleft my heart in twain.
Ham. O, throw away the worser part of it,
[Pointing to Polonius. I do repent :'' but heav'n hath pleas'd it so, u The ift f. reads ibis.
vil, &cThe 2d and 3d, and R. read, W From courber Fr. to bend. H. And mafter the devil, &c. P. and the * The qu's, fo's and R. read bim. rest, And mafter even ibe devil, &c. But. y The qu's read leave.
the ist g. Supplies the word eitber, a more z What is in italic is not in the fo's. proper one than even, in this place.
a T. reads evil from Dr. Tbirlby's e Put in by R. conjecture ; followed by I. W. and f H. alters this to, bue obe heav'ns have C.
pleas'd it so, &c. to make it agree with The ist and 2d qu's read, to re- their scourge, &c. (followed by J. omitfruin.
ting tbe). But perhaps beav'n may be c R. and all after but C. can almoft. taken as a noun of multitude, q. d. ebe • The id q. reads, And virber ebe de- powers of beau're
: To punish me with this, and this with me,
Queen. What shall I do!
to' ravel all this matter out,
& H. reads, To punish him witb me, though the words seem necellary, as and me witb ibis. 1. aims to read after they introduce the following question of him, but puts in his text, To punish this the queen, What shall I do? C. reads, with 71, c., and tells us this is Hi's Hark, one word, &c. reading.
* The qu's read blowe ; the fo's and h The rit and ad qu's read this: fo R. blunt ; P. T. and H. fond; W.F. S; but takes no notice of the reading of and C. blant. the 3d, viz. ibus.
? The ilt and zd’qu's read, rouell. · The words in italic, which are in So S; but gives not the reading of 3d, the qu's, are omitted by all the other ravell. editions but C. none of them taking m. Qu's and C: gib. notice that there is any such reading,
Unpeg the basket on the house's top,
Queen. Be thou assur'd, if words be made of breath.
Ham. I must to England, you know that.
Ham. - There's letters seal'd; and my two school-fellows,
grave, Who was in life a P most foolish, prating knave... Come, fir, to draw toward an end with you. Good night, another. [Exit Hamlet, 9 tugging in Polonius.
a The verses in italic are omitted by ing S. omits. the fo's. P. tells us here are ten verses P So the qu's; all the rest omit moft. added out of the old edition : I can make 9 No mention is qu's of sugging in bat nine of them.
Pol. H. Exeuni, Hamlet rugging out Por o The 3d 9. reads is 'n This read- lonius.
Enter King and Queen, with Rosencraus and Guildenstern.
King 'HERE's o matter in these sighs; these profound heaves
Where is your
[To Rosencraus and Guildenstern, who go out. Ah, mine own lord, what have I seen to-night!
King. What, Gertrude ? How does Hamlet ?
Queen. Mad as the • sea and wind, when both contend
: The scene first described by R.
So the qu's and C; the rest feas. b Fo's and R. mat'ers.
f So the qu's and C. The fo's and The fo's, R. P. and H. omit this R. He wbips bis rapier oul, and cries, A line, and do not make Ros. and Guild. rat, rat.
P. and the rest, He wbips to enter with the king and queen.
bis rapier oul, and cries, Aral! So the qu's; the reft, my good lord, & The fo's, R. P. and H. bis.
King. O heavy deed!
But so much was our love,
for what is done.
Enter kofuncraus and Guildenstern.
i He weeps
m Instead of you with, the 3d q. reade
h The fo's, R. and P.'s quarto, read, Leis.
i Qu's, afrbe.
n The ift f. reads closets.