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CLAUDIUS, King of Denmark.
truo Soldiers, Reynoldo, Servant to Polonius. Ghost of Hamlet's Father.
Gertrude, Queen of Denmark, and Mother to Hamlet. Ophelia, Daughter to Polonius, belov'd by Hamlet. Ladies attending on the Queen.
Player's, Grave-makers, Sailors, Messengers, and other
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of DE NMAR K.
A А сті. SCENE, a Platform before the Palace.
Enter Bernardo and Francisco, two Centinels.
BERNARDO. **HO's there?
Fran. Nay, answer me: stand, and unfold. W
Ber. Long live the King!
Fran. Bernardo Ber. He. Fran. You come most carefully upon your hour. Ber. 'Tis now struck twelve; get thee to bed, Francisco.
Fran. For this relief, much thanks: 'tis bitter cold, And I am fick at heart.
Ber. Have you had quiet guard ?
Ber. Well, good-night. If
you do meet Horatio and Marcellus, The rivals of my watch, bid them make hafte.
Enter Horatio and Marcellus.
Fran. I think, I hear them. Stánd, ho! who is there?
Mar. Horatio says, 'tis but our phantasy ;
Hor. 'Tush! tush ! 'twill not appear.
Ber. Sit down a while,
Hor. Well, fit we down,
Ber. Last night of all,