''Polonius: What do you read, my lord? Hamlet: Words, words, words. Polonius: What is the matter, my lord? Hamlet: Between who? Polonius: I mean, the matter that you read, my lord. Hamlet: Slanders, sir: for the satirical rogue says here that old men have grey beards.... Polonius: [Aside] Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.'' – Hamlet, Act II, Scene ii.