Hamlet (Act II Scene 2), play by William Shakespeare. Hamlet and the Players. 'Hamlet: I heard thee speak me a speech once.'

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Hamlet (Act II Scene 2), play by William Shakespeare. Hamlet and the Players. 'Hamlet: I heard thee speak me a speech once.' Drawn by A Hopkins, engraved by C Roberts. William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright, baptised 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616. From 'Tales from Shakespeare' by Charles and Mary Lamb, 1807.