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Rosencrantz

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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Act 2
Scene 2
Line 258

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I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth

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Hamlet
I have of late, but
wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth, forgone all
custom of exercises, and, indeed, it goes so heavily
with my disposition that this goodly frame, the
Earth, seems to me a sterile promontory; this most
excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o’erhanging
firmament, this majestical roof, fretted
with golden fire—why,
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Act 2
Scene 2
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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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Act 2
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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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