Hamlet Themes and Quotes: LOVE/SEXUALITY

(Laertes) A1S3 “And in the morn and liquid dew of youth, / Contagious blastments are most imminent. / Be wary then, best safety lies in fear. / Youth to itself rebels, though none else near.”
(Hamlet to Gertrude) A3S4 “In the rank sweat of an enseamed bed/Stewed in corruption, honeying, and making love/Over the nasty sty.”
(Hamlet) A5S1 “I loved Ophelia, forty thousand brothers/Could not, with all their quantity of love,/Make up my sum – what wilt thou do for her?”
(Hamlet) A1S2 Too too solid flesh would melt soliloquy. “O most wicked speed, to post/With such dexterity to incestuous sheets.”
(Hamlet) A3S1 “Then you live about her waist, or in the middle of her favours? / Faith her privates we.”
(Hamlet) A3S1 “That if you be honest and fair, your honesty should admit no discourse to your beauty.”
(Ophelia) A4S5 “[Sings] How should I your true love know/From another one?”

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