Internet Shakespeare Editions

Author: Anonymous
Editor: David Bevington
Not Peer Reviewed

Der bestrafte Brudermord (Fratricide Punished)

My gracious lord and King, my dearest consort, I bring you bad news.
What is it, dear soul?
My dearest maid-in-waiting, Ophelia, runs up and down, and cries, and screams, and neither eats nor drinks; they think that she has entirely lost her wits.
Alas! One hears nothing but the most sad and unhappy news!