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Guildenstern

Hamlet

Which dreams indeed are ambition

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Which dreams indeed are ambition, for the very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
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Let me question more in particular

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Hamlet
Let me question more in particular. What
have you, my good friends, deserved at the hands of
Fortune that she sends you to prison hither?
Guildenstern
Prison, my lord?
Hamlet
Denmark’s a prison.
Rosencrantz
Then is the world one.
Hamlet
A goodly one,
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What players are they?

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Hamlet
What players are they?
Rosencrantz
Even those you were wont to take such
delight in, the tragedians of the city.
Hamlet
How chances it they travel? Their residence,
both in reputation and profit, was better both ways.
Rosencrantz
I think their inhibition comes by the
means of the late innovation.
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There are the players

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Guildenstern
There are the players.
Hamlet
Gentlemen, you are welcome to Elsinore.
Your hands, come then. Th’ appurtenance of welcome
is fashion and ceremony. Let me comply
with you in this garb, lest my extent to the players,
which, I tell you, must show fairly outwards, should
more appear like entertainment than yours.
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I like him not, nor stands it safe with us

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King Claudius
I like him not, nor stands it safe with us
To let his madness range. Therefore prepare you.
I your commission will forthwith dispatch,
And he to England shall along with you.
The terms of our estate may not endure
Hazard so near ’s as doth hourly grow
Out of his brows.

The single and peculiar life is bound
With all the strength and armor of the mind

Guildenstern
We will ourselves provide.
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