What Would Polonius Read?

What Would Polonius Read

Those who would benefit most from my wisdom and experience seem to appreciate it the least. 

To thine own self be true—Hmmm, that concept was rather good. At least Laertes stopped rolling his eyes at me. When I finally ordered Ophelia to confide in me I was quite shocked to discover Hamlet has been wooing her, and she's not even a princess!

Even dear Queen Gertrude snapped at me.   “More matter with less art!”  She is burdened with cares over the King’s death and Prince Hamlet's madness, of course. He does sound upset that she not only remarried so soon, but to his Uncle Claudius--

Here, watch where you’re sticking that sword—ouch!


What would Polonius read?

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