Note to Hamlet, 3.3.81: "With all his crimes broad blown, as flush as May"


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crimes: sins.  broad blown: in full bloom.  flush: lusty, vigorous. Hamlet does not mean that his father was extraordinarily sinful, just that he was engrossed in a worldly pleasure—taking a nap in his orchard.