By the final act the protagonist has come to believe that "There's a divinity that shapes our ends," that "heaven [was] ordinant
" in allowing him to substitute one letter for another on his voyage, thus saving him from execution, that "There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow" (5.2.10, 48, and 197-98).
quod in exercitibus us quos imperatores magni ordinant
fieri videmus, ut imperium ducis simul omnes copiae sentiant, sic dispositae ut sig-num ab uno datum peditem simul equitemque percurrat, hoc ali-quanto magis necessarium esse nobis alt.
24); De eo quod adulterum presbyterum ordinant
episeopi, "Concerning that bishops ordain an adulterous priest" (cap.
In the other, the future is closed, because every event and every action is predetermined by providence, as when Hamlet attributes the fortuitous presence of his "father's signet" in his "purse" to divine plan: "Why, even in that was Heaven ordinant
" (5.2.49, 48).
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This Christian allusion can be linked to the "heaven ordinant
" Hamlet alleges earlier in the scene (5.2.48).