HAMLET I will speak to this fellow.—
Whose grave’s this, sirrah?
GRAVEDIGGER Mine, sir.
O, a pit of clay for to be made
For such a guest is meet.
HAMLET I think it be thine indeed, for thou liest in ’t.
GRAVEDIGGER You lie out on ’t, sir, and therefore ’tis
not yours. For my part, I do not lie in ’t, yet it is
HAMLET Thou dost lie in ’t, to be in ’t and say it is thine.
’Tis for the dead, not for the quick; therefore thou
GRAVEDIGGER ’Tis a quick lie, sir; ’twill away again
from me to you.
HAMLET What man dost thou dig it for?
GRAVEDIGGER For no man, sir.
HAMLET What woman then?
GRAVEDIGGER For none, neither.
HAMLET Who is to be buried in ’t?
GRAVEDIGGER One that was a woman, sir, but, rest
her soul, she’s dead.