It shows a will most incorrect to heaven, A heart unfortified, a mind impatient, An understanding simple and unschooled. All but Hamlet exit. And we beseech you, bend you to remain Here in the cheer and comfort of our eye, Our chiefest courtier, cousin, and our son.
Claudius sends two courtiers, Voltemand and Cornelius, to Norway with the following message to young Fortinbras' uncle, the King of Norway: "How about telling your bratty little nephew to quit thinking about attacking Denmark?
How tired, stale, dull, and worthless all of life seems to me. Things rank and gross in nature Possess it merely. O God, God, How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! KING How is it that the clouds still hang on you? Giving them a paper. How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world.
O most wicked speed, to post With such dexterity to incestuous sheets! Nay, it is. To jump so quickly into a bed of incest!