This proverb is a reference to Claudius killing his brother. The poison (the axe) was only the cause of old Hamlet's (the tree) death. He still remembered that his brother killed him and he came back as a ghost to tell his son to avenge him.
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Pucker up Buttercup, Karma's about to give you a great big kiss, People really love to play the karma card after they have been wronged, which leads me to question if what they are pissed about is just karma catching up with them.