Quote Identification Hamlet

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Quote Identification
Hamlet- Act I
Emulate- adj. Ambitious, rivalrous.
Harrow- v. to cause extreme distress of mind or emotions, to vex.
Shark- v. to prey upon; to gather together for gain.
Tenable- adj. Capable of being held or retained.
Necessary- n. a necessity.
Credent- adj. Believing or willing to believe.
Husbandry- n. management, thrift.
Shrewdly- adj. Sharply, intensely, grievously.
Eager- adj. Sour, acid, bitter.
Hearse- v. to lay on a bier or in a coffin; to bury with funeral rites and ceremony.
“A little more than kin, and
less than kind.” (1.2) p. 25
“But I have that within which
passes show,/ these but the
trappings and the suits of
woe.” (1.2) p. 27
“Frailty, thy name is woman!”
(1.2) p. 29
“Foul deeds will rise,/ Though
all the earth o’erwhelm them,
to men’s eyes.” (1.2) p. 39
“For Hamlet, and the trifling of
his favor,/ Hold it a fashion
and a toy in blood” (1.3) p. 39
“Do not, as some ungracious
pastor do, /Show me the steep
and thorny way to heaven, /
Whiles…/himself the primrose
path of dalliance treads” (1.3)
p. 43
“Neither a borrower nor a
lender be” (1.3) p.43
“This above all, to thine own
self be true, /And it must
follow, as the night the
day,/Thou canst not then be
false to any man.” (1.3) p.45
“Unhand me, gentlemen. /By
heaven, I’ll make a ghost of
him that lets me!” (1.4) p.55
“Something is rotten in the
state of Denmark.” (1.4) p. 55
“The serpent that did sting thy
father’s life / now wears his
crown.” (1.5) p. 59
“There are more things in
heaven and earth, Horatio,
/Than are dreamt of in your
philosophy.” (1.5) p. 67