"by heaven I charge thee, speak!" - Horatio, Hamlet Act 1, Scene 1
A quote from the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Spoken by Horatio, best friend of Hamlet, who is the focus of the classic tragedy. In this scene the ghost of the recently murdered king has appeared to Bernardo, Horatio, and Marcellus, on a platform before the castle at Elsinore. Urged on by his friends, Horatio then commands the ghost to speak.
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