At Midnight Horatio and two guards, Bernardo and Marcellus are waiting to the ghost appear
Barnardo: Peace, break thee off. Look where it comes again,
Marcellus: Horatio says 'tis but our fantasy, and will not let belief take hold of him.
Horatio: Tush, tush, 'twill not appear.
Barnardo: How now, Horatio? You tremble and look pale. Is not this something more than fantasy? What think you on't?
To Horatio surprise the ghost does appear and more over the ghost resembles their former king who recently passed away. Marcellus and Barnardo order Horatio to speak to the Ghost
Horatio orders the ghost to identify itself. "By heaven, I charge thee speak" But instead the ghost just desappears
Marcellus: Thus twice before.
Horatio: Stay, Illusion. If thou hast any sound or use of voice, speak to me. If there any good thing to be done that may to thee do ease and grace to me, speak to me. If thou art privy to the country's fate which happily foreknowing may avoid, O Speak
suddenly the ghost appears once again, but this time Horatio is more prepare to speak to the ghost
At the crowing of the rooster the ghost starts to disappear again. Horatio Order Marcellus to stop the ghost from leave.
Horatio is convinced that they should inform Hamlet of the night events, he feels that although the ghost did not speak to them it would speak to his son Hamlet.
Marcellus: We do it wrong, being so majestical, To offer it the show of violence