TeachersFirst Quotations Quiz for Hamlet - Act I

Listed below is a selection of quotes from Act I of Hamlet. Enter the name of the character who speaks those lines.

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1. "A little more than kin, and less than kind."

2. " O that this too too sullied flesh would melt/ Thaw and resolve itself into a dew."

3. " Fear it, Ophelia, fear it, my dear sister,/And keep you in the rear of your affection/ Out of the shot and danger of desire."

4. "Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,/Grapple them unto thy soul with hoops of steel,"

5. "For the apparel oft proclaims the man..."

6. "This above all: to thine ownself be true."

7. "Angels and ministers of grace defend us!"

8. "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark."

9. "Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder."

10. "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,/ Than are dreamt of in your philosophy."

11. "The time is out of joint. O cursed spite,/ That ever I was born to set it right."