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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • ůso jump upon this bloody question, You from the Polack wars, and you from England, Are here arriv’d, give order that these bodies High on a stage be placed to the view; And let me speak to the yet unknowing world How these things came about: so shall you hear Of carnal, bloody and unnatural acts; Of accidental judgments, casual slaughters; Of deaths put on by cunning and forc’d cause; And, in this upshot, purposes mistook Fall’n on the inventors’ heads: all this can I Truly deliver.

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