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Was it so late, friend, ere you went to Bed,Was it so late, friend, ere you went to bed,Mac II.iii.20
That you doe lye so late?That you do lie so late?Mac II.iii.21
What three things does Drinke especiallyWhat three things does drink especiallyMac II.iii.24
prouoke?provoke?Mac II.iii.25
I beleeue, Drinke gaue thee the Lye last Night.I believe drink gave thee the lie last night.Mac II.iii.34
Is thy Master stirring?Is thy master stirring?Mac II.iii.39
Our knocking ha's awak'd him: here he comes.Our knocking has awaked him; here he comes.Mac II.iii.40
Is the King stirring, worthy Thane?Is the King stirring, worthy thane?Mac II.iii.42.1
He did command me to call timely on him,He did command me to call timely on him.Mac II.iii.43
I haue almost slipt the houre.I have almost slipped the hour.Mac II.iii.44.1
I know this is a ioyfull trouble to you:I know this is a joyful trouble to you,Mac II.iii.45
But yet 'tis one.But yet 'tis one.Mac II.iii.46
Ile make so bold to call,I'll make so bold to call,Mac II.iii.48.2
for 'tis my limitted seruice.For 'tis my limited service.Mac II.iii.49
O horror, horror, horror,O horror, horror, horror!Mac II.iii.60.2
Tongue nor Heart cannot conceiue, nor name thee.Tongue nor heart cannot conceive nor name thee!Mac II.iii.61
Confusion now hath made his Master-peece:Confusion now hath made his masterpiece;Mac II.iii.63
Most sacrilegious Murther hath broke opeMost sacrilegious murder hath broke opeMac II.iii.64
The Lords anoynted Temple, and stole thenceThe Lord's anointed temple and stole thenceMac II.iii.65
The Life o'th' Building.The life o'the building.Mac II.iii.66.1
Approch the Chamber, and destroy your sightApproach the chamber and destroy your sightMac II.iii.68
With a new Gorgon. Doe not bid me speake:With a new Gorgon. Do not bid me speak.Mac II.iii.69
See, and then speake your selues:,See, and then speak yourselves.Mac II.iii.70.1
awake, awakeAwake, awake!Mac II.iii.70.2
Ring the Alarum Bell: Murther, and Treason,Ring the alarum bell! Murder and treason!Mac II.iii.71
Banquo, and Donalbaine: Malcolme awake,Banquo and Donalbain, Malcolm, awake!Mac II.iii.72
Shake off this Downey sleepe, Deaths counterfeit,Shake off this downy sleep, death's counterfeit,Mac II.iii.73
And looke on Death it selfe: vp, vp, and seeAnd look on death itself! Up, up, and seeMac II.iii.74
The great Doomes Image: Malcolme, Banquo,The Great Doom's image! Malcolm, Banquo,Mac II.iii.75
As from your Graues rise vp, and walke like Sprights,As from your graves rise up and walk like spritesMac II.iii.76
To countenance this horror. Ring the Bell.To countenance this horror. Ring the bell!Mac II.iii.77
O gentle Lady,O gentle lady,Mac II.iii.80.2
'Tis not for you to heare what I can speake:'Tis not for you to hear what I can speak.Mac II.iii.81
The repetition in a Womans eare,The repetition in a woman's earMac II.iii.82
Would murther as it fell.Would murder as it fell.Mac II.iii.83.1
O Banquo, Banquo,O Banquo, Banquo!Mac II.iii.83.2
Our Royall Master's murther'd.Our royal master's murdered!Mac II.iii.84.1
Your Royall Father's murther'd.Your royal father's murdered.Mac II.iii.97.1
Wherefore did you so? Wherefore did you so?Mac II.iii.104.2
Looke to the Lady.Look to the lady!Mac II.iii.116.1
And so doe I.And so do I.Mac II.iii.129.2
So all.So all.Mac II.iii.129.3
Well contented.Well contented.Mac II.iii.131.2
Why see you not?Why, see you not?Mac II.iv.21.2
Those that Macbeth hath slaine.Those that Macbeth hath slain.Mac II.iv.23.1
They were subborned,They were suborned.Mac II.iv.24.2
Malcolme, and Donalbaine the Kings two SonnesMalcolm and Donalbain, the King's two sons,Mac II.iv.25
Are stolne away and fled, which puts vpon themAre stolen away and fled, which puts upon themMac II.iv.26
Suspition of the deed.Suspicion of the deed.Mac II.iv.27.1
He is already nam'd, and gone to SconeHe is already named and gone to SconeMac II.iv.31
To be inuested.To be invested.Mac II.iv.32.1
Carried to Colmekill,Carried to Colmekill,Mac II.iv.33
The Sacred Store-house of his Predecessors,The sacred storehouse of his predecessorsMac II.iv.34
And Guardian of their Bones.And guardian of their bones.Mac II.iv.35.1
No Cosin, Ile to Fife.No, cousin, I'll to Fife.Mac II.iv.36.1
Well may you see things wel done there: AdieuWell, may you see things well done there – Adieu! –Mac II.iv.37
Least our old Robes sit easier then our new.Lest our old robes sit easier than our new.Mac II.iv.38
Let vs ratherLet us ratherMac IV.iii.2.2
Hold fast the mortall Sword: and like good men,Hold fast the mortal sword; and like good menMac IV.iii.3
Bestride our downfall Birthdome: each new Morne,Bestride our down-fallen birthdom. Each new mornMac IV.iii.4
New Widdowes howle, new Orphans cry, new sorowesNew widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrowsMac IV.iii.5
Strike heauen on the face, that it resoundsStrike heaven on the face, that it resoundsMac IV.iii.6
As if it felt with Scotland, and yell'd outAs if it felt with Scotland, and yelled outMac IV.iii.7
Like Syllable of Dolour.Like syllable of dolour.Mac IV.iii.8.1
I am not treacherous.I am not treacherous.Mac IV.iii.18.1
I haue lost my Hopes.I have lost my hopes.Mac IV.iii.24.2
Bleed, bleed poore Country,Bleed, bleed, poor country!Mac IV.iii.31.2
Great Tyrrany, lay thou thy basis sure,Great tyranny, lay thou thy basis sure,Mac IV.iii.32
For goodnesse dare not check thee: wear y thy wrongs,For goodness dare not check thee; wear thou thy wrongs,Mac IV.iii.33
The Title, is affear'd. Far thee well Lord,The title is affeered. Fare thee well, lord!Mac IV.iii.34
I would not be the Villaine that thou think'st,I would not be the villain that thou think'stMac IV.iii.35
For the whole Space that's in the Tyrants Graspe,For the whole space that's in the tyrant's grasp,Mac IV.iii.36
And the rich East to boot.And the rich East to boot.Mac IV.iii.37.1
What should he be?What should he be?Mac IV.iii.49.2
Not in the LegionsNot in the legionsMac IV.iii.55.2
Of horrid Hell, can come a Diuell more damn'dOf horrid hell can come a devil more damnedMac IV.iii.56
In euils, to top Macbeth.In evils to top Macbeth.Mac IV.iii.57.1
Boundlesse intemperanceBoundless intemperanceMac IV.iii.66.2
In Nature is a Tyranny: It hath beeneIn nature is a tyranny. It hath beenMac IV.iii.67
Th' vntimely emptying of the happy Throne,The untimely emptying of the happy throne,Mac IV.iii.68
And fall of many Kings. But feare not yetAnd fall of many kings. But fear not yetMac IV.iii.69
To take vpon you what is yours: you mayTo take upon you what is yours. You mayMac IV.iii.70
Conuey your pleasures in a spacious plenty,Convey your pleasures in a spacious plentyMac IV.iii.71
And yet seeme cold. The time you may so hoodwinke:And yet seem cold; the time you may so hoodwink.Mac IV.iii.72
We haue willing Dames enough: there cannot beWe have willing dames enough. There cannot beMac IV.iii.73
That Vulture in you, to deuoure so manyThat vulture in you to devour so manyMac IV.iii.74
As will to Greatnesse dedicate themselues,As will to greatness dedicate themselves,Mac IV.iii.75
Finding it so inclinde.Finding it so inclined.Mac IV.iii.76.1
This AuariceThis avariceMac IV.iii.84.2
stickes deeper: growes with more pernicious rooteSticks deeper, grows with more pernicious rootMac IV.iii.85
Then Summer-seeming Lust: and it hath binThan summer-seeming lust; and it hath beenMac IV.iii.86
The Sword of our slaine Kings: yet do not feare,The sword of our slain kings. Yet do not fear:Mac IV.iii.87
Scotland hath Foysons, to fill vp your willScotland hath foisons to fill up your willMac IV.iii.88
Of your meere Owne. All these are portable,Of your mere own. All these are portable,Mac IV.iii.89
With other Graces weigh'd.With other graces weighed.Mac IV.iii.90.1
O Scotland, Scotland.O Scotland, Scotland!Mac IV.iii.100.2
Fit to gouern?Fit to govern!Mac IV.iii.102.2
No not to liue. O Natiõ miserable!No, not to live! O nation miserable,Mac IV.iii.103
With an vntitled Tyrant, bloody Sceptred,With an untitled tyrant, bloody-sceptred,Mac IV.iii.104
When shalt thou see thy wholsome dayes againe?When shalt thou see thy wholesome days again,Mac IV.iii.105
Since that the truest Issue of thy ThroneSince that the truest issue of thy throneMac IV.iii.106
By his owne Interdiction stands accust,By his own interdiction stands accusedMac IV.iii.107
And do's blaspheme his breed? Thy Royall FatherAnd does blaspheme his breed? Thy royal fatherMac IV.iii.108
Was a most Sainted-King: the Queene that bore thee,Was a most sainted king; the queen that bore thee,Mac IV.iii.109
Oftner vpon her knees, then on her feet,Oftener upon her knees than on her feet,Mac IV.iii.110
Dy'de euery day she liu'd. Fare thee well,Died every day she lived. Fare thee well!Mac IV.iii.111
These Euils thou repeat'st vpon thy selfe,These evils thou repeat'st upon thyselfMac IV.iii.112
Hath banish'd me from Scotland. O my Brest,Have banished me from Scotland. O my breast,Mac IV.iii.113
Thy hope ends heere.Thy hope ends here!Mac IV.iii.114.1
Such welcome, and vnwelcom things at onceSuch welcome and unwelcome things at onceMac IV.iii.138
'Tis hard to reconcile.'Tis hard to reconcile.Mac IV.iii.139.1
What's the Disease he meanes?What's the disease he means?Mac IV.iii.146.1
See who comes heere.See who comes here.Mac IV.iii.159.2
My euer gentle Cozen, welcome hither.My ever gentle cousin, welcome hither.Mac IV.iii.161
Stands Scotland where it did?Stands Scotland where it did?Mac IV.iii.164.1
Oh Relation;O relationMac IV.iii.173.2
too nice, and yet too true.Too nice and yet too true.Mac IV.iii.174.1
How do's my Wife?How does my wife?Mac IV.iii.176.2
And all my Children?And all my children?Mac IV.iii.177.2
The Tyrant ha's not batter'd at their peace?The tyrant has not battered at their peace?Mac IV.iii.178
Be not a niggard of your speech: How gos't?But not a niggard of your speech. How goes't?Mac IV.iii.180
What concerne they,What concern they?Mac IV.iii.195.2
The generall cause, or is it a Fee-griefeThe general cause, or is it a fee-griefMac IV.iii.196
Due to some single brest?Due to some single breast?Mac IV.iii.197.1
If it be mineIf it be mine,Mac IV.iii.199.2
Keepe it not from me, quickly let me haue it.Keep it not from me; quickly let me have it.Mac IV.iii.200
Humh: I guesse at it.Hum! I guess at it.Mac IV.iii.203.2
My Children too?My children too?Mac IV.iii.211.1
And I must be from thence?And I must be from thence!Mac IV.iii.212.2
My wife kil'd too?My wife killed too?Mac IV.iii.213.1
He ha's no Children.He has no children.Mac IV.iii.215.2
All my pretty ones? / Did you say All?All my pretty ones? Did you say all? Mac IV.iii.216
Oh Hell-Kite! All? / What, All my pretty Chickens,O hell-kite! All? What, all my pretty chickensMac IV.iii.217
and their Damme / At one fell swoope?And their dam, at one fell swoop?Mac IV.iii.218
I shall do so:I shall do so;Mac IV.iii.219.2
But I must also feele it as a man;But I must also feel it as a man.Mac IV.iii.220
I cannot but remember such things wereI cannot but remember such things wereMac IV.iii.221
That were most precious to me: Did heauen looke on,That were most precious to me. Did heaven look onMac IV.iii.222
And would not take their part? Sinfull Macduff,And would not take their part? Sinful Macduff!Mac IV.iii.223
They were all strooke for thee: Naught that I am,They were all struck for thee. Naught that I am,Mac IV.iii.224
Not for their owne demerits, but for mineNot for their own demerits, but for mine,Mac IV.iii.225
Fell slaughter on their soules: Heauen rest them now.Fell slaughter on their souls. Heaven rest them now!Mac IV.iii.226
O I could play the woman with mine eyes,O, I could play the woman with mine eyesMac IV.iii.229
And Braggart with my tongue. But gentle Heauens,And braggart with my tongue! But, gentle heavens,Mac IV.iii.230
Cut short all intermission: Front to Front,Cut short all intermission. Front to frontMac IV.iii.231
Bring thou this Fiend of Scotland, and my selfeBring thou this fiend of Scotland and myself.Mac IV.iii.232
Within my Swords length set him, if he scapeWithin my sword's length set him; if he scape,Mac IV.iii.233
Heauen forgiue him too.Heaven forgive him too.Mac IV.iii.234.1
Let our iust CensuresLet our just censuresMac V.iv.14.2
Attend the true euent, and put we onAttend the true event, and put we onMac V.iv.15
Industrious Souldiership.Industrious soldiership.Mac V.iv.16.1
Make all our Trumpets speak, giue thẽ all breathMake all our trumpets speak, give them all breath,Mac
Those clamorous Harbingers of Blood, & Death.Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.Mac
That way the noise is: Tyrant shew thy face,That way the noise is. Tyrant, show thy face.Mac
If thou beest slaine, and with no stroake of mine,If thou be'st slain, and with no stroke of mine,Mac
My Wife and Childrens Ghosts will haunt me still:My wife and children's ghosts will haunt me still.Mac
I cannot strike at wretched Kernes, whose armesI cannot strike at wretched kerns, whose armsMac
Are hyr'd to beare their Staues; either thou Macbeth,Are hired to bear their staves. Either thou, Macbeth,Mac
Or else my Sword with an vnbattered edgeOr else my sword with an unbattered edgeMac
I sheath againe vndeeded. There thou should'st be,I sheathe again undeeded. There thou shouldst be:Mac
By this great clatter, one of greatest noteBy this great clatter one of greatest noteMac
Seemes bruited. Let me finde him Fortune,Seems bruited. Let me find him, fortune!Mac
And more I begge not.And more I beg not.Mac
Turne Hell-hound, turne.Turn, hellhound, turn!Mac
I haue no words,I have no words;Mac
My voice is in my Sword, thou bloodier VillaineMy voice is in my sword, thou bloodier villainMac
Then tearmes can giue thee out.Than terms can give thee out.Mac
Dispaire thy Charme,Despair thy charm,Mac
And let the Angell whom thou still hast seru'dAnd let the angel whom thou still hast servedMac
Tell thee, Macduffe was from his Mothers wombTell thee Macduff was from his mother's wombMac
Vntimely ript.Untimely ripped.Mac
Then yeeld thee Coward,Then yield thee, coward;Mac
And liue to be the shew, and gaze o'th' time.And live to be the show and gaze o'the time.Mac
Wee'l haue thee, as our rarer Monsters areWe'll have thee, as our rarer monsters are,Mac
Painted vpon a pole, and vnder-writ,Painted upon a pole, and underwrit,Mac
Heere may you see the Tyrant.‘ Here may you see the tyrant.’Mac
Haile King, for so thou art. / Behold where standsHail, King! For so thou art. Behold where standsMac
Th' Vsurpers cursed head: the time is free:The usurper's cursed head. The time is free.Mac
I see thee compast with thy Kingdomes Pearle,I see thee compassed with thy kingdom's pearlMac
That speake my salutation in their minds:That speak my salutation in their minds,Mac
Whose voyces I desire alowd with mine.Whose voices I desire aloud with mine. –Mac
Haile King of Scotland.Hail, King of Scotland!Mac
Haile King of Scotland.Hail, King of Scotland!Mac