A fault against the dead, a fault to nature,

from William Shakespeare – Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2 on Rap Genius

Meaning

Claudius is explaining that Hamlets' “perserver[ing] in obstinate condolement” is an insult to the natural order of the world, and a great affront to the memories and souls of those passed on, as death is simply a part of life that comes unceasingly closer and must pass.

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