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Foredo ' its own life. 'Twas ' of fome estate.
Laer. What ceremony else?
Prieft. Her obsequies have been 2 as far enlarg'd
Laer. Muft i there no more be done?
Priest. No more be done!
1 The ist and ad qu's, and ift and c The 2d and 3d fo’s read unsan&ti. 23 fo's, read it for irs. So does S. but fied. gives not the reading of the 3d quarto, d The qu's read been for bave.
e P. alters this to trump; followed u The fo's, R. and J. omit of. by all the after-editors, except C. w R. reads me for we.
f The fo's and R. read prayer. * P. alters very to moj; followed by & The qu's omit foards. ali the after-editors, except C.
h For rites the ift and ad qu's read y The 3d q. omits mark; the 2d reads Cranis; W, cbants. See Heatb's Rev. make.
in loc. and Canons, p. 109. z 1 ,'s duodecimo alters as to fo; fol i P. omits tbere ; followed by the lowed by W. and 7.
after-editors except C. a The ist f. warrantis,
k The fo's and R. read fage for a. R.'s 8vo reads were for was. i The 3d and 4th fo's read peace
Laer. Lay her i'th' earth;
Ham. What, the fair Ophelia?
Queen. Sweets to the sweet. Farewel! [Scattering flowers.
Laer. • O treble woe
*[Laertes leaps into the grave. Now pile your duft upon the quick and dead, 'Till of this flat a mountain you have made, T'o'ertop old Pelion, or the skyish head Of blue Olympus.
Ham. [discovering himself.] What is he, whose . grief
m The 2d and 3d fo's, R. P. and I, reft read treble; R. reads treble woes on read would instead of fouldf.
ibat cursd bead. n The fo's and R. read, not thave 9 The 3d q. reads ingenuous. Arew'd, &c.
r This direction not in qu's. o The fo's and R. read, o terrible s So the qu’s and C. The ift, 2d
and 3d fo's read griefs bear, &c. The p So the qu's; the fo's and all the 4th, and all the other editions, griefs
Like wonder-wounded hearers? This is I,
[Hamlet leaps into the grave, Laer. The devil take thy soul ! [Grappling with him,
Ham. Thou pray'st not well.
For though I am not splenetive * and raih;
King. Pluck them asunder,
[The attendants part them. Ham. Why, I will fight with him upon this theme, Until my eyelids will no longer wag.
Queen. Oh my son, what theme?
Ham. I lov'd Ophelia ; forty thousand brothers
King. O, he is mad, Laertes.
Ham. d 'Swounds fhew me what thou'lt do:
• The ad and 3d qu's read 'Tis I. u These directions by R.
w The fo's and R. read Sir instead of For.
* Firit and ad qu’s omit and.
y Thc fo's and R. transpose the words thus, something in me.
3 The fo's and R. read wifenejo.
* The fo's and R. read, Away by band.
b This speech is omitted in all but the qu's and C.
c This direction by R.
d So the qu's and C; the rest read, Come few me, &c.
• The fo's and R. omit, woo'r safl.
Woo't drink upeisel, eat a crocodile ?
, Make Ofa like a wart! Nay, an thou'lt mouth, I'll rant as well as thou.
Queen. This is meer madness;
When that her golden * couplets are disclos’d,
firWhat is the reason that you use me thus? I lov'd you o ever; but it is no matterLet Hercules himself do what he may, The cat will mew, P and dog will have his day. [Exit.
King. I pray thee, good Horatio, wait upon him. [Ex. Hor.
* Eifel, i. e, vinegar. T. The qu's does S. but gives not the reading of the and P. read Esill; thë fo's and R. Efile; 3d, ibus. C. Elfl; H. Nile, woot eat,
| The 2d q. reads tbe female doe; the & The 3d and 4th fo's and R. read 3d, a female doe. bitber; P. and those after him, except
m W. reads, Ere tbat, &c. C. bitber but to wbine.
n Fo's, cupler. h This reading is abfurd in all senses. • The 3d q. reads well for puer We should read fun. W. But we are S. takes no notice of this reading. bere to consider Hamlet as acting the p The 2d and 3d qu’s and T.'s Svo nadman,
read, a dog, &c. T.'s duodecimo, W. i The fo's, R. and P. give this speech and J. ebe dog, &c. to the king.
9 So the qu's and C; all the rest read The oft and 2d qu's read ibis; fo you for eber
Strengthen your patience in our last night's speech, '[T. Laer.
A Hall, in the Palace,
Enter Hamlet and Horatio.
Ham. So much for this, fir. "Now shall you see the other.' You do reincmber all the circumstance?
Hor, Remember it, my lord?
Ham. Sir, in my heart there was a kind of fighting, That would not let ine sleep; " methought, I lay Worfe than the * mutines in the bilboes. ? Rashly,
I This direction by R.
fion to W. of altering Our to Or in the s So the 2d and 3d qu's and C. Theree next line. He says the sense of this by secms to refer to the living monument, reading (as it fiands in P.) is, Our rashi.e. Hamlet who is to be murdered. The ness le's us know ı'dat our indiscretion ferres If q. reads thirty; all the rest for:ly. us well, coben, &c. But this, he says, This descriprion R.'s.
could never be Shakespeare's fense; and u The fo's and R. read, Now let me that we should read and point thus, see ibe orber, &c.
Rafonefs, (and prais'd be rashness for it) w The il q. reads my obcugbt. lets us know; or indiscretion, Šo. See
x The French word for mutineers. Heatb in loc. R. P. and H. read, murineers.
But there is no difficulty in the pale y P. and H. omit the.
sage if we take it as we find it in all the z P, alters this as follows-Rashness editions before P. Hamiet is proceeding (and prais'd be rafiness for it) lets us in his story, but interrupes himself with know, & c. and is followed by all but y a reflection, Let us know, &c, to the end This new reading of Pi's gives an occa- of the speech,