Unformatted text preview: Familiar I’hrases in Hamlet Probably none of Shakespeare’s plays has contributed more familiar phrases to our
speech today than Hamlet. Here are a few of the most commonly used. 1. In my miné’s eye. 2. N either a borrower nor a lender be. 3, I To thine own self be true,
And it must follow as the night the day,
Thou must not then be false to any man. 4. Something is rotten in the state of Benmark. 5. There are more things In heaven and earth, Horatio
Then are dreamt of in your philosophy. 6“ Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t. 7. There is: nethéng either gooii or bad, but thinking makes it so.
8. The May’s the thing. 9. To be, or not to be; that is the question. 10. Thus conscience doth make cowards of us all. 11; Suit the action to the word, the word to the action. 1251 must be creel, only to be kind. ...
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