:You, laying these slight sullies on my son. As ’twere a thing a little soiled i' th' workin."
Act III scene 3
"My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent,..."
Polonius is giving a speech to Laertes and then at one point in then speech that one must stay true to ones character. This is Ironic because later in the story we see that he is never true to his own self.
Reynaldo and Polonius are having a conversation and Polonius and is telling him a secret plan. this goes to show how conniving Polonius can be
Polonius is conniving to himself and talks about his plan to ruin Hamlet and stay as the Kings right hand man.