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Polonius is Dead
Hamlet, Act III, Scene 4. Queen Gertrude’s bedchamber. Hamlet, distressed, speaks with the Queen. Polonius, her elderly advisor, hides behind the curtains.
POLONIUS: Oh crap. Well, I didn’t think he’d just walk in like that. Still, standing back here, surely, I might ascertain the cause – the implement – of young Hamlet’s madness.
What’s he saying? What’s he saying? What was that? What? What was that? Was that my name? What’s he saying? What?