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beautified “Ophelia—The most,” HAMLET, ii. 2. 109 ; “‘beautified’ is a vile phrase,” HAMLET, ii. 2. 110. By beautified (which, however “vile a phrase,” is common enough in our early writers) I believe that Hamlet means “beautiful,” and not “accomplished,” as it is explained by Caldecott.

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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 2.2
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