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With thoughts y beyond the reaches of our souls ?
[Ghost beckons 2 Hamlet.
Mar. Look, with what courteous action
'[Holding Hamlet. Ham. It will not speak; then I will follow it. Hor. Do not, my lord.
Ham. Why, what should be the fear?
Hor. What if it tempt you f tow'rd the flood, my lord,
y The fo's read, beyond bee; reaches, &c.
2 Qu's omit ghot and Hamier.
y. alters this line thus, without
The fo's and R. read pill 1.
e The 3d q. like for as.
Qu's, Somner, fo's fernet.
1 The lines in Italic are omitted in the fo's and R.
Without more motive, into ev'ry brain,
Ham. It TM waves me still.---Go on, I'll follow thee.
Ham. My fate cries out,
[ Breaking from them. By heaven, I'll make a ghost of him that lets me I say, away. ---Goon --- I'll follow thee --
Exeunt Ghost and Hamlet. Hor. He waxes desp’rate with imagination. Mar. Let 's follow; 'tis not fit thus to obey him. Hor. Have after. To what issue will this come? Mar. Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Hor. Heaven will direct it. Mar. Nay, let's follow him.
ta The fo's and R. read wafts.
The fo's, R. P. and H. read band. OT.W. and J. give this speech to Marcelius, contrary to all the other editions.
p First q. arture; 2d q. artyre; fo's, artir.
9 C. Omits As.
Ham. *Whither wilt thou lead me ? speak, I'll go no further.
Ghost. My hour is almost come,
Han. Alas, poor ghost !
Ghost. Pity me not, but lend thy serious hearing
Ham. Speak, I am bound to a hear.
Ghost. I am thy father's spirit,
u This description first given by T. 2 Second q. bere. So S. but gives
* The fo's and all after, except C. not the reading of the other qu's, vix. W bere for Whitber,
bear. y First f. bower ;- 2d f. boncur,
a W. reads too, i. e. most or very. Heath proposes, io lafing fires, &c.
Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood,
Ham. % 0 God!
Ghoft. Murder inost foul, as in the best it is;
Ham. Haste me to know it, that I, with wings as swift
Gbolt. I find thee apt ;
• The fo's, R. P. T. and H. read & The fo's, and all the editions after, dnotty.
"read, O beav'n! c The qu's, fo's, and R. an for on. h The fo's read, Haste, bafte me to know
d So the qu's. The fo's read fretful; it ; qu's, know 'r; P. omits it. and all the subsequent editors follow i The fo's, R. P. and H. read rols. them, without mentioning any other * The qu's and fo's read, Lethe wbarf. seading.
1 The fo's and R. It's for 'Tis. © The qu's and fo's read, porpentine.
m The fo's, mine for my. f The fo's and R. read, Lif Hamlet, n P. omits fo.
Is by a forged process of iny
Ham, Oh, my prophetic foul ! ' y uncle?
Ghoft. Ay that incestuous, that adulterate beast,
wicked' wit, and gifts, that have the power
o The fo's and R. minte,
w The qu's read fori; 3d and 4th fo's, p So qu's, fo's, and R. All after, wil. seat.
9 First, 2d and 3d fo's, dard for wirb; * Third and 4th fo's, in for on. 4th f. and R. and.
y First and 3d quis, ift and 3d fo's, Third q. wils.
Sent. S First and 24 fo's, this for bis.
z The fo's and R. morning's. ? The rft and 2d yu's umita.
a The fo's, R. P. and H. read in for u The qu's ready
of $c twibcrgh 13 r.d'unt angel lincke.