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Act IV, Scene 6

Another room in the castle.
[Enter HORATIO and a Servant]
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      What are they | that would speak | with me?  (pickup)
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      Sailors | sir: they | say they | have let|ters for you.
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      Let them | come^in.  (picked up)
[Exit Servant]
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      I do | not know | from what | part of | the world
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5     I should | be gree|ted, if not | from Lord | Hamlet.
[Enter Sailors]
God bless you, sir.
Let him bless thee too.
He shall, sir, and it please him. There's a letter for you, sir; it comes from the ambassador that was bound for England; if your name be Horatio, as I am let to know it is.
Horatio, when thou shalt have overlooked this, give these fellows some means to the king: they have letters for him. Ere we were two days old at sea, a pirate of very warlike appointment gave us chase. Finding ourselves too slow of sail, we put on a compelled valour, and in the grapple I boarded them: on the instant they got clear of our ship; so I alone became their prisoner. They have dealt with me like thieves of mercy: but they knew what they did; I am to do a good turn for them. Let the king have the letters I have sent; and repair thou to me with as much speed as thou wouldst fly death. I have words to speak in thine ear will make thee dumb; yet are they much too light for the bore of the matter. These good fellows will bring thee where I am. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern hold their course for England: of them I have much to tell thee. Farewell. He that thou knowest thine, Hamlet.
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      Come, I will | make you | way for | these your | letters;
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      And do | it the spee|dier, that | you may | direct || me
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      To him | from whom | you brought | them.  \\

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