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Claudius. How is it that the clouds still hang on you?
Hamlet. Not so, my lord, I am too much in the sun.
Claudius. But now, my cousin Hamlet, and my son--
Hamlet. [Aside] A little more than kin, and less than kind.
Polonius. What do you think of me?
Claudius. As of a man faithful and honorable.
Bow, stubborn knees, and heart, with strings of steel,
Be soft as sinews of the new-born babe!
Why should we in our peevish opposition
Take it to heart?
Try what repentance can. What can it not?
Yet what can it, when one cannot repent?
That we would do
We should do when we would, for this "would" changes,
There lives within the very flame of love
A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it.
With a defeated joy,
With an auspicious, and a dropping eye,
Like a man to double business bound,
I stand in pause where I shall first begin,
And both neglect.
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