Hamlet Quotes – Corruption, Decay and Death

Lucianus’ description of the murder – directed at corruption of Claudius ‘Thoughts black, hands apt, drugs fit, and time agreeing’
Hamlet after mentioning the ‘ulcerous place’ of the inside of Gertrude: corruption affects her on the inside ‘Whiles rank corruption mining all within/Infects unseen’
Hamlet tells his mother not to worsen her offence by not repenting ‘do not spread the compost on the weeds/To make them ranker’
Hamlet on how those guilty of murder will give themselves away ‘For murder, though it have no tongue, will speak/With most miraculous organ’