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In thews, and bulk ; but, as this temple waxes,
o The virtue of his will means his virtuous intentions. Caute! means craft
. So Coriolanus says: -
 Unmaster’d—i.e. licentious. Johnson. £9] Do not advance sofar as your affection would lead you. Johnson.
t 1] That is, heeds not his own lessons. POPE.
Laer. O fear me not.
Enter Polo N Ius.
A double blessing is a double grace:
 The shoulder of your sail—this is a common sea-phrase. STEEVENS.
t3] The literal sense is, Do not make thy palm callons by, shaking every man by the hand. The figurative meaning, may be, Do not by promiscuous conversation make thy mind insensible to the difference of characters.
- Johnson,  Censure—opinion. So in K. Henry VI. “The king is old enough to give his censure.” STEEVENS.
... . Season, for infuse. wARBURTON.—It is more than to infuse, it is to infix it in such a manner as that it may never wear out. JOHNSON,
Ohh. 'Tis in my memory lock'd, And you yourself shall keep the key of it. Laer. Farewell. [Exit. Pol. What is't, Ophelia, he hath said to you ? Ofth. So please you, something touching the lord Hamlet. Pol. Marry, well bethought: *Tis told me, he hath very oft of late Given private time to you : and you yourself Have of your audience been most free and bounteous. If it be so, (as so 'tis put on me, And that in way of caution,) I must tell you, You do not understand yourself so clearly, As it behoves my daughter, and your honour: What is between you ? give me up the truth. Ofth. He hath, my lord, of late, made many tenders Of his affection to me. Pol. Affection ? pub you speak like a green girl, Unsifted in such perilous circumstance. 6 Do you believe his tenders, as you call them * Oñh. I do not know, my lord, what I should think. Pol. Marry, I'll teach you : think yourself a baby; That you have ta'en these tenders for true pay, Which are not sterling. Tender yourself more dearly; Or (not to crack the wind of the poor phrase, Wronging it thus,) you’ll tender me a fool. Ofish. My lord, he hath importun’d me with love, In honourable fashion. Pol. Ay, fashion you may call it : 7 go to, go to. Ofth. And hath given countenance to his speech, my lord, With almost all the holy vows of heaven. Pol. Ay, springes to catch woodcocks. I do know, When the blood burns, how prodigal the soul Lends the tongue vows: these blazes, daughter, Giving more light than heat,-extinct in both, Even in their promise, as it is a making,You must not take for fire. From this time, Be somewhat scanter of your maiden presence; Set your entreatments” at a higher rate, Than a command to parley. For lord Hamlet, Believe so much in him, That he is young;
 Sifted means tempted. See St. Luke xxxi. 22. HARRIS.  She uses fashion for manner, and he for a transient practice. JOHNS.
 Entreatments here means company, conversation, from the French to:fretien. John SON,
And with a larger tether may he walk,”
w The Platform. Enter HAMLET, HoRATIo, and MARcELLus.
Ham. The air bites shrewdly ; it is very cold. Hor. It is a nipping and an eager air. Płam. What hour now 2 Hor. I think, it lacks of twelve. Mar. No, it is struck. Hor. Indeed 2 I heard it not ; it then draws near the Season, Wherein the spirit held his wont to walk. [A flourish of trumflets, and ordnance shot off, within. What does this mean, my lord * Ham.The king doth wake to-night, and takes his rouse, Keeps wassel, and the swaggering up-spring reels ;” And, as he drains his draughts of Rhenish down, The kettle-drum and trumpet thus bray out The triumph of his pledge. Płor. Is it a custom 2 Ham. Ay, marry, is't : (But to my mind,—though I am native here, And to the manner born,-it is a custom More honour’d in the breach, than the observance. This heavy-headed revel, east and west, Makes us traduc’d, and tax’d of other nations: They clepe us, drunkards, and with swinish phrase Soil our addition ; and, indeed it takes From our achievements, though perform’d at height,
 Tether is that string by which an animal, set to graze in grounds unims closed, is confined within the proper limits. Johnson.
 Theobald for bonds substitutes bawds. Johnson,  The blustering opstart, JOHNSON.
The pith and marrow of our attribute.3
Hor. Look, my lord, it comes :
Ham. Angels and ministers of grace defend us – Be thou a spirit of health, or goblin damn'd, Bring with thee airs from heaven, or blasts from hell, Be thy intents wicked, or charitable, Thou com’st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee; I’ll call thee, Hamlet, King, father, royal Dane : O, answer me :7 Let me not burst in ignorance but tell, Why thy canoniz'd bones, hearsed in death, Have burst their cerements why the sepulchre, Wherein we saw thee quietly in-urn'd, Hath op'd his ponderous and marble jaws,
 The best and most valuable part of the praise that would be otherwise attributed to us. JOHNSON.  Complexion-humour; as sanguine, melancholy, phlegmatic, &c. WARBURTON. I5] As large as can be accumulated upon man. JOHNsoN.
. Dout is a word formed by the coalescence of two others (do and cut) like don for do on, daff for do off, both of which are used by Shakspeare. In Warwickshire they always say-dout the candle, dout the fire, put out or extinguish them. STEEvens.
 Hamlet’s speech to the apparition of his father seems to me to consist of three parts. When first he sees the spectre, he fortifies himself with an invocation, “Angels and ministers of grace defend us !”
As the spectre approaches, he deliberates with himself, and determines that whatever it be he will venture to address it.
The five next lines he says while his father is advancing; he then, as he had determined, speaks to him, and calls him-Hamlet, King, Father, Royal pane : O, answer me. JoHNSON.