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Quotation by Shakespeare
Let four captains
Bear Hamlet like a soldier to the stage,
For he was likely, had he been put on,
To have proved most royally.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Fortinbras, in Hamlet, act 5, sc. 2, l. 395-8.
Hamlet receives a soldier's funeral.
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