"Alas poor Yorick" - A Famous Quote by William Shakespeare
This famous quote originated in the play by William Shakespeare. This section provides answers to the following questions about this famous Shakespeare quote:

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  • In which Act or Scene can the whole quote, or saying, be found?


Shakespeare Quote - "Alas poor Yorick"


Hamlet:
Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of
infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. He hath bore me on his back
a thousand times, and now how abhorr'd in my imagination it
is! My gorge rises at it.

Hamlet Act 5, Scene 1

 

Famous Shakespeare Quote
Although set in different times many of the most famous quotes about life and love by William Shakespeare are still relevant today.  Did you know that William Shakespeare is credited by the Oxford English Dictionary with the introduction of nearly 3,000 words into the language. It's no wonder that expressions from his works in literature, including the "Alas poor Yorick" quote, are an 'anonymous' part of the English language. Many people continue to use this "Alas poor Yorick" quote by William Shakespeare in famous quotes about life.

"Alas poor Yorick"

"Alas poor Yorick"

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Alas poor Yorick

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