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Hamlet Soliloquy Glossary: O, that this too too solid flesh would melt (1.2.131-61)

Hercules (1.2.155)

{hur'-kyoo-leez}. A Greek hero renowned for his super-human tasks. Having a father so strong and noble intensifies Hamlet's feelings of inadequacy.

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Mabillard, Amanda. Hamlet Soliloquy Glossary. Shakespeare Online. 20 Aug. 2000. (date when you accessed the information) < >.

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