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With no other view, in the publication of this trifle, than to afford an hour's amusement, the author solicits for it an exemption from severe and minute criticism ; and, trusting to an indulgent and liberal reception of his work, he respectfully submits it to the public.

ADVERTISEMENT.

THE former Edition of this work having been

very generally approved, I have endeavoured, by

careful revision, to render the present Edition no

ess deserving of the public approbation. In the

ubject, I have made such alterations as I conceived

vould tend to the general improvement of the piece;

nd the numerous additions which I have made to the

Annotations, will not, I hope, deprive this portion

f the work of the favour with which it has hitherto

een honoured.

The Annotations having been very currently

attributed to one of our most esteemed dramatists,

I feel it incumbent upon me, in justice to the

gentleman alluded to, to declare, that I am alone

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Dramatis personae.

CLAUDIUS, King of Denmark.
HAMLET, Son to the former, and Nephew to the

present King.
POLONIUS, Lord Chamberlain.
HORATIO, Friend to Hamlet.
LAERTES, Son to Polonius.
ROSENCRANTZ,
GUILDENSTERN, Courtiers.
OSRICK.

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GERTRUDE, Queen of Denmark, and Mother to Hamlet. OPHELIA, Daughter to Polonius.

LADIES, GENTLEMEN, PLAYERS, AND ATTENDANTS.

SCENE-Elsinore.

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