FIRST SAILOR: God bless you, sir.
HORATIO: Let him bless thee too.
FIRST SAILOR: 'A shall, sir, and 't please him. There's a letter
for you, sir -- it came from th' ambassador that was 
bound for England -- if your name be Horatio, as I am
let to know it is.
HORATIO: [Reads.] "Horatio, when thou He that thou knowest thine, Hamlet."
shalt have overlooked this, give these fellows some
means to the King, they have letters for him. Ere we 
were two days old at sea, a pirate of very warlike
appointment gave us chase. Finding ourselves too
slow of sail, we put on a compelled valour, and in the
grapple I boarded them. On the instant they got clear
of our ship, so I alone became their prisoner. They 
have dealt with me like thieves of mercy, but they
knew what they did: I am to do a good turn for them.
Let the King have the letters I have sent, and repair
thou to me with as much speed as thou wouldest fly
death. I have words to speak in thine ear will make 
thee dumb, yet are they much too light for the bore
of the matter. These good fellows will bring thee
where I am. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern hold their
course for England. Of them I have much to tell thee.
Come, I will give you way for these your letters,
And do't the speedier that you may direct me
To him from whom you brought them.