– Nobly gives his vote to Fortinbras
“On Fortinbras: he has my dying voice;
So tell him, with the occurrence, more and less,
which have solicited. The rest is silence.”
Wants to kill himself when Hamlet is about to die – listens, very loyal
HORATIO: Never believe it.
I am more an antique Roman than a Dane.
Here’s yet some liquor left.(lifts the poisoned cup)
HAMLET: As thou’rt a man,
Give me the cup. Let go! By heaven, I’ll have ’t.
(takes cup from HORATIO)O God, Horatio, what a wounded name,
Things standing thus unknown, shall live behind me!
If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart
Absent thee from felicity a while,
And in this harsh world draw thy breath in pain
To tell my story.(V.2.336-347)
Wife killed by his poison
CLAUDIUS: Gertrude, do not drink.
GERTRUDE: I will, my lord. I pray you, pardon me. (drinks)
CLAUDIUS: (aside) It is the poisoned cup. It is too late (V.2.286-288)
Spies on Hamlet because he wants to win a favor from Claudius
Leads to his death
GERTRUDE: What wilt thou do? Thou wilt not murder me?
Help, help, ho!
POLONIUS: (from behind the arras) What, ho? Help, help, help!
HAMLET: How now, a rat? Dead for a ducat, dead!
(stabs his sword through the arras and kills POLONIUS)
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern
Killed after Claudius order them to betray Hamlet
Hamlet to Horatio: Their grand commission, where I found, Horatio-
O royal knavery!-an exact command,
Larded with many several sorts of reasons
Importing Denmark’s health, and England’s too,
With-ho!-such bugs and goblins in my life
That, on the supervise (no leisure bated,
No, not to stay the grinding of the ax)
My head should be struck off.
Help Us Fix his Smile with Your Old Essays, It Takes Seconds!
-We are looking for previous essays, labs and assignments that you aced!-We will review and post them on our website.
-Ad revenue is used to support children in developing nations.
-We help pay for cleft palate repair surgeries through Operation Smile and Smile Train.