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Hor. Before my God, I might not this believe,
Mar. Is it not like the king ?
Hor. As thou art to thyself:
Mar. Thus, twice before, and jump at this dead hour, With martial stalk, hath he gone by our watch.
Hor. In what particular thought to work, I know not: But, in the gross and scope of mine opinion, This bodes some strange eruption to our state.
Mar. Good now, sit down, and tell me, he that knows,
Hor. That can I ;
Our last king,
 He speaks of a prince of Poland whom he slew in battle. POPE. Polack was, in that age, the term for an inhabitant of Poland. JOHNSON
Jump and just were synonymous in the time of Shakespeare. STEEVENS.
And carriage of the article design’d,
Ber. I think, it be no other, but even so :
Hor. A mote it is, to trouble the mind's eye.
As, stars with trains of fire and dews of blood,
JOHNSON (1) Fu of spirit not regulated or guided by knowledge or experience.
JOHNSON  I believe to shark up means to pick up without distinction, as the shark-fish vollects his prey.
STEEVENS. (3) The cause and the effect are proportionate and suitable. JOHNSON 141 The moon.
MALONE.  Fierce for terrible. WARBURTON. (6) The speech of Horatio to the spectre is very clegant ard noble, and congruous to the common traditions of the causes of apparitions. JOHNSON
(Cock crows Speak of it :--stay, and speak.–Stop it, Marcellus, Mar. Shall I strike at it with my partizan ? Hor. Do, if it will not stand. Ber. 'Tis here ! Hor. 'Tis here! Mar. 'Tis gone!
[Exit Ghost We do it wrong, being so majestical, To offer it the show of violence ; For it is, as the air, invulnerable, And our vain blows malicious mockery.
Ber. It was about to speak, when the cock crew.
Hor. And then it started like a guilty thing
 Bourne of Newcastle, in his Antiquities of the common People, informs us, * it is a received tradition among the vulgar, that at the time of cock-crowing, " the midnight spirits forsake these lower regions, and go to their proper pla
ces.--Hence it is, says he, that in country places, where the way of life reSquires more early labour, they always go cheerfully to work at that time; whereas " if they are called abroad sooner, they imagine every thing they see a wandering "ghost.” FARMER
(9) According to the pneumatology of the time, every element was inhabited by its peculiar order of spirits, who had dispositions different, according to their various places of abode. The meaning therefore is, that all spirits extravagant, wandering out of their element, whether aerial spirits visiting earth, or earthly spirits rang. ing the air, return to their station, to their proper limits in which they are confined. We might read,
And at his warning
" Or earth, or fire. And or,” &c. But this change, though it would smooth the construction, is not necessary, and iseing unnecessary, should not be made against authority. JOHNSON
91] Extravagant, out of bounds. Erring, erratic. STEEVENS.
This present object made probation.
Mar. It faded on the crowing of the cock.
Hor. So have I heard, and do in part believe it.
Hamlet : for, upon my life,
Mar. Let's do't, I pray ; and I this morning know Where we shall find him most convenient. [Exeunt
Enter the King,
Now follows, that you know, young Fortinbras.---
(2) No fairy strikes with fameness or disease.
Holding a weak supposal of our worth ;
Cor. Vol. In that, and all things, will we show our duty
[Exeunt VoLTIMAND and CORNELIUS: And now, Laertes, what's the news with you ? You told us of some suit ; What is't, Laertes ? You cannot speak of reason to the Dane, And lose your voice : What would'st thou beg, Laertes, That shall not be my offer, not thy asking ? The head is not more native to the heart, The hand more instrumental to the mouth, Than is the throne of Denmark to thy father. What wouldst thou have, Laertes ?
Laer. My dread lord, Your leave and favour to return to France ; From whence though willingly I came to Denmark, To show my duty in your coronation ; Yet now, I must confess, that duty done, My thoughts and wishes bend again toward France, And bow them to your gracious leave and pardon. King. Have you your father's leave ? What says Polos
 Formerly the heart was supposed the seat of wisdom, and hence the poet speaks of the close connexion between the heart and head. MALONE