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"May one be pardon'd and retain the offence?"

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Claudius' Soliliquy, from Hamlet 3.3

Shakespeare, William, Barbara A. Mowat, and Paul Werstine. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Simon & Schuster paperback ed. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2012.

Lines 21-29 ("May one... evidence") work to draw a comparison between

A

Heaven and Hell.

B

Heaven and Earth.

C

Earth and Hell.

D

life and the afterlife.

E

mortality and immortality.