Shakespeare and enforced or self-enforced silence

When silence is imposted but you cannot refgrain from saying something“It is not nor it cannot come to good:
But break, my heart; for I must hold my tongue.”
(H.1.2)

Tips for Use. A concise, elegant, diplomatic and yet forceful way to indicate your displeasure at unraveling of things, “Break my heart, for I must hold my tongue.” Equally good when you wish to show your disagreement with clearness and precision and yet remaining totally and politically correct, “It is not nor it cannot come to good.” There you have it, two quotations in one.
As for the thought of the day. We are said to live in a free market economy. Actually it is anything but free. The trillions spent on the military or the trillions given to banks to cover their losses and the parasitic suction of the wealth of the commonwealth by the 1% represents anything but freedom. We are not forced to hold our tongue but it is as if we did. The current ‘democratic’ system has evolved into an indestructible Leviathan in which the voice of the majority is not only ineffectual but equivalently silenced by the overpowering voice of the entrenched media monopoly.
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In the play. Still unaware of his father’s murder but upset at the quick nuptials of his widowed mother, Hamlet has bad presentiments but cannot as yet publicly express them.

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