Quotation by Shakespeare

Hamlet: Why was he sent into England?
Grave-digger: Why, because a was mad. A shall recover his wits there; or if a do not, 'tis no great matter there.
Hamlet: Why?
Grave-digger: 'Twill not be seen in him there. There the men are as mad as he.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Hamlet and Grave-digger, in Hamlet, act 5, sc. 1, l. 149-55.

The Grave-digger does not recognize Hamlet, whom he thinks is in England.
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