In Be All My Sins Remembered - Hamlet essays
Essays on motifs, symbolism, & themes in Hamlet. Shakespeare bio. TO BE OR NOT TO BE so like the king THAT was and IS THE QUESTION of these wars

...some necessary question of the play be then to be considered...

To be, or not to be: that is the question.

...for look, where my abridgement comes.

I think it be no other but e'en so:
Well may it sort that this portentous figure
Comes armed through our watch; so like the king
That was and is the question of these wars.

The "necessary question of the play." for Hamlet is "to be or not to be.." " like the king that was and is the question of these wars." To Be Or Not To Be

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