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The rest is silence

Posted by Ray Eston Smith Jr on December 19, 2010 at 10:46

What does Hamlet mean by his last words, "The rest is silence." I'm going to cheat a little by answering my own question. Please respond with agreement, disagreement, or alternative explanations.
Earlier in the play Laertes said of Hamlet: he...may give his saying further than the main voice of Denmark goes withal. He passed his dying voice (& Denmark) to Fortinbras.