According to Claidius, explain why " he didn't proceed against these crimes so capital in nature " ( two reasons)?

Hamlet act 3, scene 4

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1) Cladius loves Gertrude (Hamlet's mother).

2) The people love Hamlet.

Which may to you perhaps seem much unsinewed, But yet to me they are strong. The queen his mother Lives almost by his looks, and for myself— My virtue or my plague, be it either which— She’s so conjunctive to my life and soul, That, as the star moves not but in his sphere, I could not but by her. The other motive Why to a public count I might not go, Is the great love the general gender bear him, Who, dipping all his faults in their affection, Would, like the spring that turneth wood to stone, Convert his gyves to graces—so that my arrows, Too slightly timbered for so loud a wind, Would have reverted to my bow again, And not where I had aimed them.

Hamlet/ Act IV, Scene VII