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1

Hamlet

"As I perchance hereafter shall think meet/To put an antic disposition on"

"The spirit I have seen/May be the devil"

"The play's the thing/Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King"

"But I have that within which passeth show,/These but the trappings and suits of woe"

"O villain, villain, smiling, damnèd villain! [...] one may smile, and smile, and be a villain"

"Thrown out his angle for my proper life"

2

Claudius

"Revenge should have no bounds"

"O, my offence is rank it smells to heaven;/It hath the primal eldest curst upon't,/A brother's murder"

"'Forgive me my foul murder'?"

"I am still possessed/Of those effects for which I did the murder:/My crown, mine own ambition and my Queen./May one be pardoned and retain th'offence?"

3

Gertrude

"Thou know'st 'tis common: all that lives must die,/Passing through nature to eternity"

"O what a rash and bloody deed is this!"

"These words like daggers enter in mine ears./No more, sweet Hamlet"

"I hope thou shouldst have been my Hamlet's wife:/I thought thy bride-bed to have been decked, sweet maid,/And not have strewed thy grave"

"This is mere madness"

4

The Ghost

"Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder"

"Let not the royal bed of Denmark be/A couch for luxury and damnèd incest"

5

Polonius

"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"

"At such a time I'll loose my daughter to him./Be you and I behind an arras then."

6

Horatio

"And we did think it writ down in our duty/To let you know of it"

"Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince,/And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest"

7

Laertes

"Let come what comes, only I'll be revenged/Most thoroughly for my father"

"I am justly killed with mine own treachery"

8

Ophelia

"I shall the effect of this good lesson keep/As watchman to my heart"

"I shall obey, my lord"