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Quotation by Shakespeare
I have heard
That guilty creatures sitting at a play
Have by the very cunning of the scene
Been struck so to the soul, that presently
They have proclaimed their malefactions.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Hamlet, in Hamlet, act 2, sc. 2, l. 588-92.
Thinking of ways to expose Claudius's guilt; "malefactions" means crimes, evil-doing.
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