Eulogy of King Hamlet by Polonius

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We are gathered here to day not to mourn, but to celebrate the life of a great man, who stood out in society not just because fo his position as a king but because he was a loving father, strong leader, and loyal friend. The tremendous respect that I and many others held for him is such taht I do not believe any tribute I could give would do King Hamlet justice. It is for this reason that I would like you to thin knot about my words , but rather about what king Hamlet meant to you personally. Think of the loving father or husband who cared for you, the strong leader who guide you, or the loyal friend whom you admired.

In remembering king hamlet we must remember him above all as a king. And we must remember that to be born destined a king; one is born to a life of expectation.

That whilst there are privileges there is a great deal of responsibility. To guide ones country one cannot do it alone, and therefore a king needs loyal subjects, however in order to have loyal subjects one must command respect, and also deserve it. One must be an able protector who is prepared to fight for what is true and bst, and that which he believes in . To be revered one must be a fearless warrior, stong leader and above all a good man who will fight to protect his country and his people. King Hamlet held each of these qualities, and in doing so not only commanded the respect needed to lead a country, but was admired by each man, women and child in his kindgom.

Having served as King Hamlet's adviser for many years I have come to admire him, not only...