Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Claudius. How is it that the clouds still hang on you?
Hamlet. Not so, my lord, I am too much in the sun.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Claudius and Hamlet, in Hamlet, act 1, sc. 2, l. 66-7.
Claudius probes Hamlet's grief at his father's death, while Hamlet resists Claudius's attempts to treat him as a son in the quibble on "sun."