Hamlet

Time Spent:

451 Hours

Characters:

CYMBELINE, BERNARDO, FRANCISCO, HORATIO, MARCELLUS, KING CLAUDIUS, VOLTIMAND, LAERTES, LORD POLONIUS, HAMLET, QUEEN GERTRUDE, All, OPHELIA, Ghost, REYNALDO, ROSENCRANTZ, GUILDENSTERN, First Player, Prologue, Player King, Player Queen, LUCIANUS, PRINCE FORTINBRAS, Captain, Gentleman, Danes, Servant, First Sailor, Messenger, First Clown, Second Clown, First Priest, OSRIC, Lord, First Ambassador

Play:

  • ACT I SCENE I. Elsinore. A platform before the castle. FRANCISCO at his post. Enter to him BERNARDO Who's there? Nay, answer me: stand, and unfold yourself. Long live the king! Bernardo? He. You come most carefully upon your hour. 'Tis now struck twelve, get thee to bed, Francisco. For this relief much thanks: 'tis bitter cold, And I am sick at heart. Have you had quiet guard? Not a mouse stirring. Well, good night. If you do meet Horatio and Marcellus, The rivals of my watch, bid them make haste. I think I hear them. Stand, ho! Who's there? Enter HORATIO and MARCELLUS Friends to this ground. And liegemen to the Dane. Give you good night. O, farewell, honest soldier: Who hath relieved you? Bernardo has my place. Give you good night. Exit Holla! Bernardo! Say, What, is Horatio there? A piece of him. Welcome, Horatio: welcome, good Marcellus. What, has this thing appear'd again to-night? I have seen nothing. Horatio says 'tis but our fantasy, And will not let belief take hold of him Touching this dreaded sight, twice seen of us:

Tags:

Shakespeare, Play, Poetry

Entered by: Sebastiaan