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Act 1, Scene 1

Act 1, Scene 1

  • Tis bitter cold (Francisco, line 6)
  • I am sick at heart (Fransicso, line 7)
  • Not a mouse stirring (Francisco, line 10)
  • Thou art scholar, speak to it Horatio (Marcellus, line 42)
  • This bodes some strange eruption to our state (Horatio, line 69)
  • Whose sore task, does not divide the Sunday from the week (Marcellus, line 76)
  • Our Saviour's birth (Marcellus, line 59)
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Act 1, Scene 2

Act 1, Scene 2

  • Our sometime sister, now our queen (Claudius)
  • With mirth in funeral and dirge in marriage (Claudius)
  • My thoughts and wishes bend again towards France (Laertes)
  • My cousin Hamlet (Claudius)
  • A little more than kin and less than kind (Hamlet)
  • I am too much i'th' sun (Hamlet)
  • All lives must die, passing through nature to eternity (Gertrude)
  • 'Tis unmanly grief (Claudius)
  • Go not to Wittenberg (Gertrude)
  • His canon 'gainst self-slaughter (Hamlet)
  • How weary stale, flat and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world (Hamlet)
  • Two months gone! (Hamlet)
  • Hyperion to a satyr (Hamlet)
  • Frailty, thy name is woman (Hamlet)
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Act 1, Scene 2

Act 1, Scene 2

  • A beast that wants discourse of reason would have mourned longer (Hamlet)
  • Oh most wicked speed, to post with such dexterity to incestuous sheets (Hamlet)
  • The funeral baked meats did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables (Hamlet)
  • A countenance more in sorror than in anger (Horatio)
  • I doubt some foul play (Hamlet)
  • Foul deeds will rise (Hamlet)
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Act 1, Scene 3

Act 1, Scene 3

  • Perhaps he loves you now (Laertes)
  • His will is not his own (Laertes)
  • Your chaste treasure (Laertes)
  • Recks not his own rede (Ophelia)
  • Neither a borrower nor lender be (Polonius)
  • To thine own self be true (Polonius)
  • I shall obey, my Lord (Ophelia)
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Act 1, Scene 4

Act 1, Scene 4

  • Be thou a spirit of health, or goblin damned (Horatio)
  • Bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell (Horatio)
  • Be thy intents wicked or charitable (Horatio)
  • I do not set my life at a pin's fee (Hamlet)
  • Something's rotten in the state of Denmark (Marcellus)
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Act 1, Scene 5

Act 1, Scene 5

  • So art thou to revenge, when thou shalt hear (Ghost)
  • I am thy father's spirit (Ghost)
  • Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder (Ghost)
  • With wings as swift as meditation (Hamlet)
  • The serpent that did sting thy father's life now wears his crown (Ghost)
  • Let not the royal bed of Denmark be a couch for luxury and damned incest (Ghost)
  • Whilest memory holds a seat in this distracted globe (Hamlet)
  • Thy commandment alone shall live (Hamlet)
  • Smiling damned villain (Hamlet)/Remember me (Ghost)
  • You hear this fellow in the cellarage (Hamlet)
  • Hic et ubique (Hamlet)
  • There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy (Hamlet)
  • To put on an antic disposition (Hamlet)
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Act 2, Scene 1

Act 2, Scene 1

  • Let him ply his music (Polonius)
  • Lord Hamlet his doublet all unbraced (Ophelia)
  • With a look so piteous in purport as if he had been loosed out of hell (Ophelia)
  • This is the very ecstasy of love (Polonius)
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Act 2, Scene 2

Act 2, Scene 2

  • Hamlet's transformation (Claudius)
  • My too much changed son (Gertrude)
  • Hamlet's lunacy (Polonius)
  • Your son's distemper (Claudius)
  • I doubt it is no other but the main: his father's death, and our o'er hasty marriage (Gertrude)
  • Your noble son is mad (Polonius)
  • You're a fishmonger (Hamlet)
  • More matter with less art (Gertrude)
  • Lord Hamlet is a prince out of thy star (Polonius)
  • I'll loose my daughter to him (Polonius)
  • Though this be madness, yet there is method in't (Polonius)
  • You cannot sir take from me anything that I will more willingly part withal except my life (Hamlet)
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Act 2, Scene 2

Act 2, Scene 2

  • Denmark's a prison (Hamlet)
  • I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth (Hamlet)
  • What a piece of work is man! (Hamlet)
  • Man delights me not (Hamlet)
  • Uncle-father (Hamlet)
  • Aunt-mother (Hamlet)
  • I am but mad north-north-west (Hamlet)
  • Can you play The Murder of Gonzago (Hamlet)
  • O what a rogue and pleasant slave am I (Hamlet)
  • Am I a coward? (Hamlet)
  • Oh, vengeance! (Hamlet)
  • The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king (Hamlet)
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Act 3, Scene 1

Act 3, Scene 1

  • Turbulant and dangerous lunacy (Claudius)
  • Crafty madness (Guildenstern)
  • I shall obey you (Gertrude)
  • O heavy burden (Claudius)
  • To be or not to be (Claudius)
  • The undiscovered country from where no traveller returns (Hamlet)
  • I did love you once (Hamlet)
  • Get thee to a nunnery (Hamlet)
  • God hath given you one fast and you make yourselves another (Hamlet)
  • Those that are married all but one shall live (Hamlet)
  • Oh, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown! (Ophelia)
  • Madness in great ones should not unwatched go (Claudius)
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Act 3, Scene 2

Act 3, Scene 2

  • It out Herods Herods. Pray you avoid it (Hamlet)
  • Observe my uncle (Hamlet)
  • I did enact Julis Caesar (Polonius)
  • Do you think I meant country matters? (Hamlet)
  • 'Tis brief my Lord (Ophelia)
  • As a woman's love (Hamlet)
  • The lady doth protest too much (Gertrude)
  • The mousetrap (Hamlet)
  • Give me some light. Away! (Claudius)
  • I'll take the ghost's word for a thousand pound (Hamlet)
  • My wit's diseased (Hamlet)
  • Do you think I am easier to be played on than a pipe (Hamlet)
  • Now could I drink hot blood (Hamlet)
  • I will speak daggers to her but use none (Hamlet)
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Act 3, Scene 3

Act 3, Scene 3

  • It hath the primal eldest curse upon't a brother's murder (Claudius)
  • When he is drunk asleep, or in his rage, or in the incestuous pleasure of his bed (Hamlet)
  • Then trip him that his heels may kick at heaven (Hamlet)
  • And that his soul may be as damned and black as hell whereto it goes (Hamlet)
  • My words fly up, my thoughts remain below/Words without thoughts never go to heaven (Claudius)
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Act 3, Scene 4

Act 3, Scene 4 (Closet Scene)

  • Thou hast thy father much offended (Gertrude)
  • Mother, you have my father much offended (Hamlet)
  • O, what a rash and bloody deed is this (Gertrude)
  • Look here upon this picture, and on this, the counterfeit presentment of the two brothers (Hamlet)
  • Here is your husband, like a mildewed ear, blasting his wholesome brother (Hamlet)
  • Oh shame, where is thy blush? (Hamlet)
  • Thou turn'st my eyes into my soul, and I see such black and grained spot as will not leave their tinct (Gertrude)
  • These words like daggers enter my ears (Gertrude)
  • Thou hast cleft my heart in twain (Gertrude)
  • To whet thy almost blunted purpose (Ghost)
  • Confess yourself to heaven (Hamlet)
  • Go not to my uncle's bed (Hamlet)
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Act 3, Scene 4

Act 3, Scene 4

  • I must be cruel to be kind (Hamlet)
  • I essentially am not in madness, but mad in craft (Hamlet)
  • I will delve one yard below their mines and blow them at the moon (Hamlet)
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Act 4, Scene 1/Scene 2

Act 4, Scene 1

  • There's matter in these sighs, these profound heaves (Claudius)
  • Where is your son (Claudius)
  • Mad as the sea and wind (Gertrude)
  • It had been so with us had we been there (Claudius)
  • Hamlet in madness hath slain Polonius (Claudius)
  • My soul is full of discord and dismay (Claudius)

Act 4, Scene 2

  • The body is with the king, but the king is not with the body (Hamlet)
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Act 4, Scene 3/Scene 4

Act 4, Scene 3

  • He's loved of the distracted multitude (Claudius)
  • Do it England (Claudius)
  • Pays homage to us (Claudius)

Act 4, Scene 4

  • Oh from this time forth my thoughts be bloody or be nothing forth (Hamlet)
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Act 4, Scene 5/Scene 6

Act 4, Scene 5

  • Followe her close, give her good watch, I pray you (Claudius)
  • When sorrows come, they come not single gpies but in battalions (Claudius)
  • Poor Ophelia. divided from herself and her fair judgement (Claudius)
  • That drop of blood that calm proclaims me ******* (Laertes)
  • Thy madness shall be paid with weight (Laertes)
  • There's rosemary, that's for thoughts (Ophelia)

Act 4, Scene 6

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Act 4, Scene 5/Scene 6

Act 4, Scene 5

  • Followe her close, give her good watch, I pray you (Claudius)
  • When sorrows come, they come not single gpies but in battalions (Claudius)
  • Poor Ophelia. divided from herself and her fair judgement (Claudius)
  • That drop of blood that calm proclaims me ******* (Laertes)
  • Thy madness shall be paid with weight (Laertes)
  • There's rosemary, that's for thoughts (Ophelia)

Act 4, Scene 6

  •  There's a letter for you (Sailor)
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Act 4, Scene 7

Act 4, Scene 7

  • The queen his mother lives almost by his looks (Claudius)
  • The great love the general gender bear him (Claudius)
  • It warms the very sickness in the heart (Laertes)
  • To cut his throat i'th' church (Laertes)
  • What would you undertake to show yourself in deed your father's son more than in words (Claudius)
  • Pulled the poor wretch from her medious lay to muddy death (Gertrude)
  • How much I had to do to calm his rage (Claudius)
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Act 5, Scene 1

Act 5, Scene 1

  • Is she to be buried in a Christian burial (Clown)
  • If this had not been a gentle woman, she would have been buried out o' Christian burial (Other)
  • That skull had a tongue in it, and could sing once (Hamlet)
  • I think it thine be indeed, for thou lieft in't (Hamlet)
  • A shall recover his wites, or if a do not 'tis no great matter there/There the men are mad as he (Clown)
  • Alas, poor Yorrick! I knew him, Horatio (Hamlet)
  • And with such maimed rites (Hamlet)
  • I hope thou should'st have been my Hamlet's wife (Gertrude)
  • This is I, Hamlet the Dane (Hamlet)
  • I loved Ophelia, forthy thousand brothers could not with all their quantity of love make up my sum (Hamlet)
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Act 5, Scene 2

Act 5, Scene 2

  • He that hath killed my king, and whored my mother (Hamlet)
  • She sounds to see them bleed (Claudius)
  • The king's to blame (Laertes)
  • Follow my mother (Hamlet)
  • I am more of an antique Rome than a Dane. Here's some liquor left (Horatio)
  • The rest is silence (Hamlet)
  • Good night sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest (Horatio)
  • Go bid the sholdiers shoot (Fortinbras)
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