Observe my uncle. Give him heedful note. For I mine eyes will rivet to his face, and, after, we will both our judgments join in censure of his seeming.
Well, my lord.
I'll take the ghost's word for a thousand pound. Didst perceive?
Very well, my lord.
Give me some light. Away!
Hamlet tells Horatio about his plan to expose Claudius as a murderer during the play. They both agree to watch Claudius for signs of guilt.
Oh, my offence is rank. It smells to heaven. It hath the primal eldest curse upon ’t. A brother’s murder. Pray can I not.
To take him in the purging of his soul. When he is fit and seasoned for his passage? No. Up, sword, and know thou a more horrid hent.
As everyone watches the play that reenacts King Hamlet's death, Hamlet and Horatio watch King Claudius for signs of guilt.
Oh, I am slain.
How now, a rat? Dead for a ducat, dead.
O me, what hast thou done!
King Claudius stops the play and storms off. Hamlet and Horatio take this as a sign of guilt and determine that he did murder King Hamlet.
This man shall set me packing. I’ll lug the guts into the neighbor room. Mother, good night.
Oh, what a rash and bloody deed is this!
Hamlet watches King Claudius confess that he did murder King Hamlet. Hamlet decides that he cannot kill him now and that he will wait for a time when he is sinning. He then goes to his mother's chamber to confront her.
As Hamlet is yelling at Queen Gertrude in her chamber, he hears a noise from the other side of the tapestry. He assumes it is King Claudius, and stabs through the tapestry.
Hamlet discovers that he actually killed Polonius, not King Claudius. He agrees to hide the body before he is sent away to England.