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Lord

Do you intend to stay with me tonight?

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Lord
Do you intend to stay with me tonight?
First Player
So please your Lordship to accept our duty.
Lord
With all my heart. This fellow I remember
Since once he played a farmer’s eldest son.—
‘Twas where you wooed the gentlewoman so well.
I have forgot your name, but sure that part
Was aptly fitted and naturally performed.
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Act Induction
Scene 1
Line 86

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What, would you make me mad?

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Sly
What, would you make me mad? Am not I Christopher
Sly, old Sly’s son of Burton Heath, by birth a
peddler, by education a cardmaker, by transmutation
a bearherd, and now by present profession a
tinker? Ask Marian Hacket, the fat alewife of Wincot,
if she know me not! If she say I am not fourteen
pence on the score for sheer ale,
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Act Induction
Scene 2
Line 26

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Thou art a lord, and nothing but a lord

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Lord, as Attendant
Thou art a lord, and nothing but a lord;
Thou hast a lady far more beautiful
Than any woman in this waning age.
First Servingman 
And till the tears that she hath shed for thee
Like envious floods o’errun her lovely face,
She was the fairest creature in the world—
And yet she is inferior to none.
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Act Induction
Scene 2
Line 61

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Woe the while!

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Paulina
Woe the while!
O, cut my lace, lest my heart, cracking it,
Break too!
Lord
What fit is this, good lady?
Paulina, to Leontes
What studied torments, tyrant, hast for me?
What wheels, racks, fires? What flaying? Boiling
In leads or oils? What old or newer torture
Must I receive, whose every word deserves
To taste of thy most worst?
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 190

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But couch, ho! Here he comes to beguile two hours

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Lord
But couch, ho! Here he comes to beguile two hours
in a sleep and then to return and swear the lies
he forges.  They move aside.

 Enter Parolles.

Parolles
Ten o’clock. Within these three hours ’twill
be time enough to go home. What shall I say I have
done?
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Act 4
Scene 1
Line 21

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My lord, his Majesty commended him to you

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Lord
My lord, his Majesty commended him to you by
young Osric, who brings back to him that you
attend him in the hall. He sends to know if your
pleasure hold to play with Laertes, or that you will
take longer time.
Hamlet
I am constant to my purposes. They follow
the King’s pleasure.
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 209

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