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disposition
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

5 uses
  • But with much forcing of his disposition.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A room in the Castle (7% in)
  • A truant disposition, good my lord.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (65% in)
  • What may this mean, That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel, Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon, Making night hideous, and we fools of nature So horridly to shake our disposition With thoughts beyond the reaches of our souls?
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — The platform (58% in)
  • But come;— Here, as before, never, so help you mercy, How strange or odd soe'er I bear myself,— As I, perchance, hereafter shall think meet To put an antic disposition on,— That you, at such times seeing me, never shall, With arms encumber'd thus, or this head-shake, Or by pronouncing of some doubtful phrase, As 'Well, well, we know'; or 'We could, an if we would';— Or 'If we list to speak'; or 'There be, an if they might';— Or such ambiguous giving out, to note That you know aught of...
    1.5 — Act 1 Scene 5 — A more remote part of the Castle (90% in)
  • I have of late,—but wherefore I know not,—lost all my mirth, forgone all custom of exercises; and indeed, it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory; this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire,—why, it appears no other thing to me than a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (50% in)

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