God’s great equalizer Posted in: Opinions “A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm… [This] show[s] you how a king may go... through the guts of a beggar” (Hamlet, Act 4, Scene 3). Shakespeare has Hamlet say this to illustrate how death is an equalizer among men. Death comes to all, deny it as you might — repent and prepare before it comes to you, or before our Lord’s return, whichever comes first.Death is an equalizer among men, but only at the end of physical life; it doesn’t equalize anything ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!