One scene of it comes near the circumstance, Which I have told thee, of my father’s death.

The fact that Hamlet has told Horatio about what the ghost told him is kind of a big deal. It’s a small aside here, a tossed off, “That thing I told you about,” but it indicates a big change in their relationship. We saw Hamlet swearing Horatio to secrecy after the ghost scene, refusing to tell him what he just said, insisting he keep silent without knowing what passed between him and the ghost and here we find out that Hamlet has shared that information. This, more than the big speech he just made, lets us know how much Hamlet trusts Horatio.


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