Shakespeare's famous play cautions against thinking ourselves at the center of a drama of vengeance.
Though Shakespeare may not have invented parapraxes, he certainly exploited their psychological depths long before Freud.
The estimable Waggish has been pondering Hamlet's notorious explication of the action in The Murder of Gonzago, that the murderer who pours poison into the porches of the player king's ear is "one Lucianus, nephew to the King."
So the funny thing about Shakespeare, you will have noticed, is that there are a lot of editions of his plays. A lot. A LOT.