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Denmark
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

23 uses
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Definition
officially The Kingdom of Denmark; a constitutional monarchy in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe which was at one time the home of Viking raiding parties and is today a member of the EU and NATO
  • Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
    1.4 -- Act 1 Scene 4 -- The platform (98% in)
Denmark = Today, officially known as "The Kingdom of Denmark"; a constitutional monarchy in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe which was at one time the home of Viking raiding parties and is today a member of the EU and NATO
  • What art thou, that usurp'st this time of night, Together with that fair and warlike form In which the majesty of buried Denmark Did sometimes march?
    1.1 -- Act 1 Scene 1 -- Elsinore (31% in)
  • 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.
    1.2 -- Act 1 Scene 2 -- Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (19% in)
  • Dread my 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.
    1.2 -- Act 1 Scene 2 -- Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (21% in)
  • Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted colour off, And let thine eye look like a friend on Denmark.
    1.2 -- Act 1 Scene 2 -- Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (28% in)
  • Why, 'tis a loving and a fair reply: Be as ourself in Denmark.
    1.2 -- Act 1 Scene 2 -- Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (47% in)
  • —Madam, come; This gentle and unforc'd accord of Hamlet Sits smiling to my heart: in grace whereof, No jocund health that Denmark drinks to-day But the great cannon to the clouds shall tell; And the king's rouse the heaven shall bruit again, Re-speaking earthly thunder.
    1.2 -- Act 1 Scene 2 -- Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (48% in)
  • Then if he says he loves you, It fits your wisdom so far to believe it As he in his particular act and place May give his saying deed; which is no further Than the main voice of Denmark goes withal.
    1.3 -- Act 1 Scene 3 -- A room in Polonius's house (21% in)
  • 'tis given out that, sleeping in my orchard, A serpent stung me; so the whole ear of Denmark Is by a forged process of my death Rankly abus'd; but know, thou noble youth, The serpent that did sting thy father's life Now wears his crown.
    1.5 -- Act 1 Scene 5 -- A more remote part of the Castle (20% in)
  • If thou hast nature in thee, bear it not; Let not the royal bed of Denmark be A couch for luxury and damned incest.
    1.5 -- Act 1 Scene 5 -- A more remote part of the Castle (41% in)
  • My tables,—meet it is I set it down, That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain; At least, I am sure, it may be so in Denmark: [Writing.
    1.5 -- Act 1 Scene 5 -- A more remote part of the Castle (55% in)
  • There's ne'er a villain dwelling in all Denmark But he's an arrant knave.
    1.5 -- Act 1 Scene 5 -- A more remote part of the Castle (64% in)
  • Denmark's a prison.
    2.2 -- Act 2 Scene 2 -- A room in the Castle (41% in)
  • A goodly one; in which there are many confines, wards, and dungeons, Denmark being one o' the worst.
    2.2 -- Act 2 Scene 2 -- A room in the Castle (41% in)
  • It is not very strange; for my uncle is king of Denmark, and those that would make mouths at him while my father lived, give twenty, forty, fifty, a hundred ducats a-piece for his picture in little.
    2.2 -- Act 2 Scene 2 -- A room in the Castle (61% in)
  • Thy face is valanc'd since I saw thee last; comest thou to beard me in Denmark?
    2.2 -- Act 2 Scene 2 -- A room in the Castle (71% in)
  • How can that be, when you have the voice of the king himself for your succession in Denmark?
    3.2 -- Act 3 Scene 2 -- A hall in the Castle (86% in)
  • A plain in Denmark.
    4.4 -- Act 4 Scene 4 -- A plain in Denmark (1% in)
  • Where is the beauteous majesty of Denmark?
    4.5 -- Act 4 Scene 5 -- Elsinore (A room in the Castle) (11% in)
  • Why, here in Denmark: I have been sexton here, man and boy, thirty years.
    5.1 -- Act 5 Scene 1 -- A churchyard (52% in)
  • ...to find out them: had my desire; Finger'd their packet; and, in fine, withdrew To mine own room again: making so bold, My fears forgetting manners, to unseal Their grand commission; where I found, Horatio, O royal knavery! an exact command,— Larded with many several sorts of reasons, Importing Denmark's health, and England's too, With, ho! such bugs and goblins in my life,— That, on the supervise, no leisure bated, No, not to stay the grinding of the axe, My head should be struck off.
    5.2 -- Act 5 Scene 2 -- A hall in the Castle (5% in)
  • Your lordship is right welcome back to Denmark.
    5.2 -- Act 5 Scene 2 -- A hall in the Castle (19% in)
  • Set me the stoups of wine upon that table,— If Hamlet give the first or second hit, Or quit in answer of the third exchange, Let all the battlements their ordnance fire; The king shall drink to Hamlet's better breath; And in the cup an union shall he throw, Richer than that which four successive kings In Denmark's crown have worn.
    5.2 -- Act 5 Scene 2 -- A hall in the Castle (65% in)

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