In Hamlet, when the ghost appears what does Horatio assume it means that he is seeing him?

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alexb2 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Horatio says:

In what particular thought to work I know not;
But, in the gross and scope of my opinion,
This bodes some strange eruption to our state.

In other words, he takes it as a very bad omen and thinks it will lead to some disaster or tragedy, which of course it does.