hamlet act 5 quotes

“alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. He hath borne me on his back one thousand times. And now, how abhorred in my imagination it is!”(V,1, 172) Speaker: HamletMeaning: Hamlet is disgusted and horrified at how one of the court jesters remains (Skull) is just nothing but bone as he is disgusted about how disrespectful the corpses are being treated.
“Sweets to the sweet”(V,1, 230) Speaker: QueenMeaning; an offering to the dead usually items.
“But i am very sorry, good horatio,that to laretes i fought myself; For by the image of my cause i see the portrait of his.”(V,2, 81) speaker: HamletMeaning: hamlet feels bad for being mean and loosing himself to his self hatred.
“If it be now, ’tis not to come; if it be not now, yet it will come. readiness”(V,2, 212) Speaker: hamletmeaning: death is always appearing in life and not to forget it. if it comes early in life it will not visit later, if it visits later in life it will invading it.
“Now cracks a noble heart. good night, sweet prince, and flights of angles sing thee to thy resting place” (5,2,374) Speaker: horatiomeaning: horatio is giving words of remembrance hamlet. saying that he was a great player along with others.

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