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  • Title: Der bestrafte Brudermord (Fratricide Punished)
  • Author: Anonymous
  • Editor: David Bevington
  • General textual editors: James D. Mardock, Eric Rasmussen
  • Associate textual editor: Donald Bailey
  • Coordinating editor: Michael Best
  • Associate coordinating editor: Janelle Jenstad

  • Copyright David Bevington. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: Anonymous
    Editor: David Bevington
    Not Peer Reviewed

    Der bestrafte Brudermord (Fratricide Punished)

    Horatio.
    305Horatio
    Most gracious Queen, Prince Hamlet is in the antechamber, and desires a private audience.
    Queen
    He is most dear to us; admit him immediately.
    Horatio
    It shall be done, Your Majesty.
    Queen
    Hide yourself behind the arras, Corambus, till we call you.
    Corambus
    Ay, ay, I will hide myself a little.
    310[He hides himself.]