Hamlet points to a changing Cumulus cloud, when he says to Polonius, "Do you see that cloud, that almost in shape like a camel?"
There is a title for you, that would have put Polonius to the blush.
But the fussiness of Polonius proceeds from his vanity, from his mental and physical impotence.
Fitzgerald's 'Polonius,' 1852, was once thought cheap at five guineas.
With the customers they behaved like sly courtiers, and almost every day I was reminded of Shakespeare's Polonius.
Polonius, too, is another ancient supposed to be an authority on friendship.
Hamlet saw that pithy old Polonius was a preposterous and orotund ass.
An irreligious warner, Frank—no devout counselor, is Polonius.
Hamlet's apathy at the death of Polonius is of the same character as his oblivion of the ghost's command, and has the same origin.
She has played Ophelia to the perfect satisfaction of Polonius.