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a burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle)

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Perhaps the most obvious example of heteroglossia is the duke's performance of the Hamlet soliloquy: "To be, or not to be; that is the bare bodkin / That makes calamity of so long life; / For who would fardels bear, till Birnam Wood do come to Dunsinane, / But that fear of something after death .
Of the several variants suggested for "a sea of troubles," Alexander Pope's "siege" seems apposite here for de Castel's fardels, assumed by his secret sharer Tomassov, who takes up arms to make his god's quietus.
At 'Who would fardels bear' Gielgud shares the emphasis between 'who' and 'fardels'.