Hamlet Act 2 quotes

Polonius 2.2 Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit,and tediousness the limbs and outwardflourishes,I will be brief.
Gertrude 2.2 More matter with less art.
Polonius 2.2 That he is mad, tis true; tis true tis pity;and pity tis tis true: a foolish figure;but farewell it, for I will use no art.
Hamlet (from letter read by Polonius) 2.2 doubt thou the stars are firedoubt that the sun doth movedoubt truth to be a liarbut never doubt I love.
Hamlet 2.2 when asked, “what do you read,” replies:”words, words, words.”
Polonius 2.2 Though this be madness, yetthere is method in’t.
Hamlet 2.2 You cannot, sir, take from me anythingthat i will more willingly part withal – exceptmy life – except my life – except my life.
Hamlet 2.2 there is nothing either goo or bad, but thinkingmakes it so.
Hamlet 2.2 I could be bounded in a nutshell, and countmyself a king of infinite space, were it not that Ihave bad dreams.
Hamlet 2.2 Beggar that I am, I am eve poor in thanks.
Hamlet 2.2 lost all my mirth…what a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason!…And yet, tome, what is this quintessence of dust?
Hamlet 2.2 Use every man after his desert, and who should’scape whipping?
Hamlet 2.2 O! what a rogue and peasant slave am I!
Hamlet 2.2 What’s Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba,That he should weep for her?
Hamlet 2.2 That I, the son of a dear father murdered,Prompted to my revenge by heaven and hell,Must like a ***** unpack my heart with words,and fall a-cursing like a very drab.
Hamlet 2.2 The play’s the thing,Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.

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