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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • Farewell; and let your haste commend your duty.
  • —So, gentlemen, With all my love I do commend me to you: And what so poor a man as Hamlet is May do, to express his love and friending to you, God willing, shall not lack.
  • I commend my duty to your lordship.
  • My lord, his majesty commended him to you by young Osric, who brings back to him that you attend him in the hall: he sends to know if your pleasure hold to play with Laertes, or that you will take longer time.
  • ’tis sweet and commendable in your nature, Hamlet, To give these mourning duties to your father; But, you must know, your father lost a father; That father lost, lost his; and the survivor bound, In filial obligation, for some term To do obsequious sorrow: but to persevere In obstinate condolement is a course Of impious stubbornness; ’tis unmanly grief; It shows a will most incorrect to heaven; A heart unfortified, a mind impatient; An understanding simple and unschool’d; For what we…
  • ] He does well to commend it himself; there are no tongues else for’s turn.

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  • I commend you for a good job.
  • This letter from Bellario doth commend a young and learned doctor to our court.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice

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