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Quotation by Shakespeare
List, list, O list!
If thou didst ever thy dear father love—
Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder.
Murder most foul, as in the best it is,
But this most foul, strange, and unnatural.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Ghost, in Hamlet, act 1, sc. 5, l. 22-3, 25, 27-8.
calling on Hamlet to revenge (by killing Claudius? And so committing another "murder most foul"?).
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