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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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Act 2
Scene 2
Line 258

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Good king, great king, and yet not greatly good

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King Richard
Good king, great king, and yet not greatly good,
An if my word be sterling yet in England,
Let it command a mirror hither straight,
That it may show me what a face I have
Since it is bankrupt of his majesty.
Bolingbroke
Go, some of you, and fetch a looking-glass.
 An Attendant exits.
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Act 4
Scene 1
Line 274

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