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This is the Serieant,This is the sergeantMac I.ii.3.2
Who like a good and hardie Souldier foughtWho like a good and hardy soldier foughtMac I.ii.4
'Gainst my Captiuitie: Haile braue friend;'Gainst my captivity. Hail, brave friend!Mac I.ii.5
Say to the King, the knowledge of the Broyle,Say to the King the knowledge of the broilMac I.ii.6
As thou didst leaue it.As thou didst leave it.Mac I.ii.7.1
The worthy Thane of Rosse.The worthy Thane of Ross.Mac I.ii.46.2
My Liege,My liege,Mac I.iv.3
they are not yet come back. / But I haue spokeThey are not yet come back. But I have spokeMac I.iv.4
with one that saw him die: / Who did report,With one that saw him die, who did reportMac I.iv.5
that very frankly hee / Confess'd his Treasons,That very frankly he confessed his treasons,Mac I.iv.6
implor'd your Highnesse Pardon, / And set forthImplored your highness' pardon, and set forthMac I.iv.7
a deepe Repentance: / Nothing in his LifeA deep repentance. Nothing in his lifeMac I.iv.8
became him, / Like the leauing it. Hee dy'de,Became him like the leaving it. He diedMac I.iv.9
As one that had beene studied in his death,As one that had been studied in his deathMac I.iv.10
To throw away the dearest thing he ow'd,To throw away the dearest thing he owedMac I.iv.11
As 'twere a carelesse Trifle.As 'twere a careless trifle.Mac I.iv.12.1
Oh, by whom?O, by whom?Mac II.iii.97.2
Why doe we hold our tongues,Why do we hold our tongues,Mac II.iii.116.2
That most may clayme this argument for ours?That most may claim this argument for ours?Mac II.iii.117
Nor our strong Sorrow / Vpon the foot of Motion.Nor our strong sorrow upon the foot of motion.Mac II.iii.121
So all.So all.Mac II.iii.129.3
Well contented.Well contented.Mac II.iii.131.2
What will you doe? Let's not consort with them:What will you do? Let's not consort with them.Mac II.iii.132
To shew an vnfelt Sorrow, is an OfficeTo show an unfelt sorrow is an officeMac II.iii.133
Which the false man do's easie. Ile to England.Which the false man does easy. I'll to England.Mac II.iii.134
This murtherous Shaft that's shot,This murderous shaft that's shotMac II.iii.138.2
Hath not yet lighted: and our safest way,Hath not yet lighted; and our safest wayMac II.iii.139
Is to auoid the ayme. Therefore to Horse,Is to avoid the aim. Therefore to horse,Mac II.iii.140
And let vs not be daintie of leaue-taking,And let us not be dainty of leave-taking,Mac II.iii.141
But shift away: there's warrant in that Theft,But shift away. There's warrant in that theftMac II.iii.142
Which steales it selfe, when there's no mercie left.Which steals itself when there's no mercy left.Mac II.iii.143
Let vs seeke out some desolate shade,Let us seek out some desolate shade, and thereMac IV.iii.1
& there / Weepe our sad bosomes empty.Weep our sad bosoms empty.Mac IV.iii.2.1
What I beleeue, Ile waile;What I believe, I'll wail;Mac IV.iii.8.2
What know, beleeue; and what I can redresse,What know, believe; and what I can redress,Mac IV.iii.9
As I shall finde the time to friend: I wil.As I shall find the time to friend, I will.Mac IV.iii.10
What you haue spoke, it may be so perchance.What you have spoke, it may be so perchance.Mac IV.iii.11
This Tyrant, whose sole name blisters our tongues,This tyrant, whose sole name blisters our tongues,Mac IV.iii.12
Was once thought honest: you haue lou'd him well,Was once thought honest; you have loved him well;Mac IV.iii.13
He hath not touch'd you yet. I am yong, but somethingHe hath not touched you yet. I am young; but somethingMac IV.iii.14
You may discerne of him through me, and wisedomeYou may deserve of him, through me; and wisdomMac IV.iii.15
To offer vp a weake, poore innocent LambeTo offer up a weak poor innocent lambMac IV.iii.16
T' appease an angry God.T' appease an angry god.Mac IV.iii.17
But Macbeth is.But Macbeth is.Mac IV.iii.18.2
A good and vertuous Nature may recoyleA good and virtuous nature may recoilMac IV.iii.19
In an Imperiall charge. But I shall craue your pardon:In an imperial charge. But I shall crave your pardon:Mac IV.iii.20
That which you are, my thoughts cannot transpose;That which you are my thoughts cannot transpose;Mac IV.iii.21
Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell.Angels are bright still though the brightest fell.Mac IV.iii.22
Though all things foule, would wear the brows of graceThough all things foul would wear the brows of grace,Mac IV.iii.23
Yet Grace must still looke so.Yet grace must still look so.Mac IV.iii.24.1
Perchance euen there / Where I did finde my doubts.Perchance even there where I did find my doubts.Mac IV.iii.25
Why in that rawnesse left you Wife, and Childe?Why in that rawness left you wife and child,Mac IV.iii.26
Those precious Motiues, those strong knots of Loue,Those precious motives, those strong knots of love,Mac IV.iii.27
Without leaue-taking. I pray you,Without leave-taking? I pray you,Mac IV.iii.28
Let not my Iealousies, be your Dishonors,Let not my jealousies be your dishonoursMac IV.iii.29
But mine owne Safeties: you may be rightly iust,But mine own safeties. You may be rightly just,Mac IV.iii.30
What euer I shall thinke.Whatever I shall think.Mac IV.iii.31.1
Be not offended:Be not offended;Mac IV.iii.37.2
I speake not as in absolute feare of you:I speak not as in absolute fear of you.Mac IV.iii.38
I thinke our Country sinkes beneath the yoake,I think our country sinks beneath the yoke,Mac IV.iii.39
It weepes, it bleeds, and each new day a gashIt weeps, it bleeds, and each new day a gashMac IV.iii.40
Is added to her wounds. I thinke withall,Is added to her wounds. I think withalMac IV.iii.41
There would be hands vplifted in my right:There would be hands uplifted in my right;Mac IV.iii.42
And heere from gracious England haue I offerAnd here from gracious England have I offerMac IV.iii.43
Of goodly thousands. But for all this,Of goodly thousands. But for all this,Mac IV.iii.44
When I shall treade vpon the Tyrants head,When I shall tread upon the tyrant's headMac IV.iii.45
Or weare it on my Sword; yet my poore CountryOr wear it on my sword, yet my poor countryMac IV.iii.46
Shall haue more vices then it had before,Shall have more vices than it had before,Mac IV.iii.47
More suffer, and more sundry wayes then euer,More suffer, and more sundry ways, than ever,Mac IV.iii.48
By him that shall succeede.By him that shall succeed.Mac IV.iii.49.1
It is my selfe I meane: in whom I knowIt is myself I mean; in whom I knowMac IV.iii.50
All the particulars of Vice so grafted,All the particulars of vice so graftedMac IV.iii.51
That when they shall be open'd, blacke MacbethThat, when they shall be opened, black MacbethMac IV.iii.52
Will seeme as pure as Snow, and the poore StateWill seem as pure as snow and the poor stateMac IV.iii.53
Esteeme him as a Lambe, being compar'dEsteem him as a lamb, being comparedMac IV.iii.54
With my confinelesse harmes.With my confineless harms.Mac IV.iii.55.1
I grant him Bloody,I grant him bloody,Mac IV.iii.57.2
Luxurious, Auaricious, False, Deceitfull,Luxurious, avaricious, false, deceitful,Mac IV.iii.58
Sodaine, Malicious, smacking of euery sinneSudden, malicious, smacking of every sinMac IV.iii.59
That ha's a name. But there's no bottome, noneThat has a name. But there's no bottom, none,Mac IV.iii.60
In my Voluptuousnesse: Your Wiues, your Daughters,In my voluptuousness. Your wives, your daughters,Mac IV.iii.61
Your Matrons, and your Maides, could not fill vpYour matrons and your maids, could not fill upMac IV.iii.62
The Cesterne of my Lust, and my DesireThe cistern of my lust; and my desireMac IV.iii.63
All continent Impediments would ore-beareAll continent impediments would o'erbearMac IV.iii.64
That did oppose my will. Better Macbeth,That did oppose my will. Better MacbethMac IV.iii.65
Then such an one to reigne.Than such a one to reign.Mac IV.iii.66.1
With this, there growesWith this there growsMac IV.iii.76.2
In my most ill-composd Affection, suchIn my most ill-composed affection suchMac IV.iii.77
A stanchlesse Auarice, that were I King,A staunchless avarice that, were I king,Mac IV.iii.78
I should cut off the Nobles for their Lands,I should cut off the nobles for their lands,Mac IV.iii.79
Desire his Iewels, and this others House,Desire his jewels and this other's house,Mac IV.iii.80
And my more-hauing, would be as a SawceAnd my more-having would be as a sauceMac IV.iii.81
To make me hunger more, that I should forgeTo make me hunger more, that I should forgeMac IV.iii.82
Quarrels vniust against the Good and Loyall,Quarrels unjust against the good and loyal,Mac IV.iii.83
Destroying them for wealth.Destroying them for wealth.Mac IV.iii.84.1
But I haue none.But I have none.Mac IV.iii.90.2
The King-becoming Graces,The king-becoming graces,Mac IV.iii.91
As Iustice, Verity, Temp'rance, Stablenesse,As justice, verity, temperance, stableness,Mac IV.iii.92
Bounty, Perseuerance, Mercy, Lowlinesse,Bounty, perseverance, mercy, lowliness,Mac IV.iii.93
Deuotion, Patience, Courage, Fortitude,Devotion, patience, courage, fortitude,Mac IV.iii.94
I haue no rellish of them, but aboundI have no relish of them, but aboundMac IV.iii.95
In the diuision of each seuerall Crime,In the division of each several crime,Mac IV.iii.96
Acting it many wayes. Nay, had I powre, I shouldActing it many ways. Nay, had I power, I shouldMac IV.iii.97
Poure the sweet Milke of Concord, into Hell,Pour the sweet milk of concord into hell,Mac IV.iii.98
Vprore the vniuersall peace, confoundUproar the universal peace, confoundMac IV.iii.99
All vnity on earth.All unity on earth.Mac IV.iii.100.1
If such a one be fit to gouerne, speake:If such a one be fit to govern, speak.Mac IV.iii.101
I am as I haue spoken.I am as I have spoken.Mac IV.iii.102.1
Macduff, this Noble passionMacduff, this noble passion,Mac IV.iii.114.2
Childe of integrity, hath from my souleChild of integrity, hath from my soulMac IV.iii.115
Wip'd the blacke Scruples, reconcil'd my thoughtsWiped the black scruples, reconciled my thoughtsMac IV.iii.116
To thy good Truth, and Honor. Diuellish Macbeth,To thy good truth and honour. Devilish MacbethMac IV.iii.117
By many of these traines, hath sought to win meBy many of these trains hath sought to win meMac IV.iii.118
Into his power: and modest Wisedome pluckes meInto his power, and modest wisdom plucks meMac IV.iii.119
From ouer-credulous hast: but God aboueFrom over-credulous haste. But God aboveMac IV.iii.120
Deale betweene thee and me; For euen nowDeal between thee and me; for even nowMac IV.iii.121
I put my selfe to thy Direction, andI put myself to thy direction, andMac IV.iii.122
Vnspeake mine owne detraction. Heere abiureUnspeak mine own detraction, here abjureMac IV.iii.123
The taints, and blames I laide vpon my selfe,The taints and blames I laid upon myselfMac IV.iii.124
For strangers to my Nature. I am yetFor strangers to my nature. I am yetMac IV.iii.125
Vnknowne to Woman, neuer was forsworne,Unknown to woman, never was forsworn,Mac IV.iii.126
Scarsely haue coueted what was mine owne.Scarcely have coveted what was mine own,Mac IV.iii.127
At no time broke my Faith, would not betrayAt no time broke my faith, would not betrayMac IV.iii.128
The Deuill to his Fellow, and delightThe devil to his fellow, and delightMac IV.iii.129
No lesse in truth then life. My first false speakingNo less in truth than life. My first false speakingMac IV.iii.130
Was this vpon my selfe. What I am trulyWas this upon myself. What I am trulyMac IV.iii.131
Is thine, and my poore Countries to command:Is thine and my poor country's to command;Mac IV.iii.132
Whither indeed, before they heere approachWhither indeed, before thy here-approach,Mac IV.iii.133
Old Seyward with ten thousand warlike menOld Seyward with ten thousand warlike men,Mac IV.iii.134
Already at a point, was setting foorth:Already at a point, was setting forth.Mac IV.iii.135
Now wee'l together, and the chance of goodnesseNow we'll together; and the chance of goodnessMac IV.iii.136
Be like our warranted Quarrell. Why are you silent?Be like our warranted quarrel! Why are you silent?Mac IV.iii.137
Well, more anon.Well, more anon. –Mac IV.iii.139.2
Comes the King forth / I pray you?Comes the King forth, I pray you?Mac IV.iii.140
I thanke you Doctor.I thank you, doctor.Mac IV.iii.145.2
Tis call'd the Euill.'Tis called the Evil –Mac IV.iii.146.2
A most myraculous worke in this good King,A most miraculous work in this good king,Mac IV.iii.147
Which often since my heere remaine in England,Which often since my here-remain in EnglandMac IV.iii.148
I haue seene him do: How he solicites heauenI have seen him do. How he solicits heavenMac IV.iii.149
Himselfe best knowes: but strangely visited peopleHimself best knows: but strangely visited people,Mac IV.iii.150
All swolne and Vlcerous, pittifull to the eye,All swollen and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye,Mac IV.iii.151
The meere dispaire of Surgery, he cures,The mere despair of surgery, he cures,Mac IV.iii.152
Hanging a golden stampe about their neckes,Hanging a golden stamp about their necksMac IV.iii.153
Put on with holy Prayers, and 'tis spokenPut on with holy prayers; and 'tis spoken,Mac IV.iii.154
To the succeeding Royalty he leauesTo the succeeding royalty he leavesMac IV.iii.155
The healing Benediction. With this strange vertue,The healing benediction. With this strange virtueMac IV.iii.156
He hath a heauenly guift of Prophesie,He hath a heavenly gift of prophecy,Mac IV.iii.157
And sundry Blessings hang about his Throne,And sundry blessings hang about his throneMac IV.iii.158
That speake him full of Grace.That speak him full of grace.Mac IV.iii.159.1
My Countryman: but yet I know him not.My countryman; but yet I know him not.Mac IV.iii.160
I know him now. Good God betimes remoueI know him now. Good God betimes removeMac IV.iii.162
The meanes that makes vs Strangers.The means that makes us strangers!Mac IV.iii.163.1
What's the newest griefe?What's the newest grief?Mac IV.iii.174.2
Bee't their comfortBe't their comfortMac IV.iii.188.2
We are comming thither: Gracious England hathWe are coming thither. Gracious England hathMac IV.iii.189
Lent vs good Seyward, and ten thousand men,Lent us good Seyward and ten thousand men –Mac IV.iii.190
An older, and a better Souldier, noneAn older and a better soldier noneMac IV.iii.191
That Christendome giues out.That Christendom gives out.Mac IV.iii.192.1
Mercifull Heauen:Merciful heaven!Mac IV.iii.207.2
What man, ne're pull your hat vpon your browes:What, man! Ne'er pull your hat upon your brows.Mac IV.iii.208
Giue sorrow words; the griefe that do's not speake,Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speakMac IV.iii.209
Whispers the o're-fraught heart, and bids it breake.Whispers the o'erfraught heart and bids it break.Mac IV.iii.210
Be comforted.Be comforted.Mac IV.iii.213.3
Let's make vs Med'cines of our great Reuenge,Let's make us medicines of our great revengeMac IV.iii.214
To cure this deadly greefe.To cure this deadly grief.Mac IV.iii.215.1
Dispute it like a man.Dispute it like a man.Mac IV.iii.219.1
Be this the Whetstone of your sword, let griefeBe this the whetstone of your sword; let griefMac IV.iii.227
Conuert to anger: blunt not the heart, enrage it.Convert to anger; blunt not the heart, enrage it.Mac IV.iii.228
This time goes manly:This tune goes manly.Mac IV.iii.234.2
Come go we to the King, our Power is ready,Come, go we to the King; our power is ready;Mac IV.iii.235
Our lacke is nothing but our leaue. MacbethOur lack is nothing but our leave. MacbethMac IV.iii.236
Is ripe for shaking, and the Powres aboueIs ripe for shaking, and the powers aboveMac IV.iii.237
Put on their Instruments: Receiue what cheere you may,Put on their instruments. Receive what cheer you may:Mac IV.iii.238
The Night is long, that neuer findes the Day.The night is long that never finds the day.Mac IV.iii.239
Cosins, I hope the dayes are neere at handCousins, I hope the days are near at handMac V.iv.1
That Chambers will be safe.That chambers will be safe.Mac V.iv.2.1
Let euery Souldier hew him downe a Bough,Let every soldier hew him down a boughMac V.iv.4
And bear't before him, thereby shall we shadowAnd bear't before him; thereby shall we shadowMac V.iv.5
The numbers of our Hoast, and make discoueryThe numbers of our host and make discoveryMac V.iv.6
Erre in report of vs.Err in report of us.Mac V.iv.7.1
'Tis his maine hope:'Tis his main hope.Mac V.iv.10.2
For where there is aduantage to be giuen,For where there is advantage to be given,Mac V.iv.11
Both more and lesse haue giuen him the Reuolt,Both more and less have given him the revolt,Mac V.iv.12
And none serue with him, but constrained things,And none serve with him but constrained thingsMac V.iv.13
Whose hearts are absent too.Whose hearts are absent too.Mac V.iv.14.1
Now neere enough: / Your leauy Skreenes throw downe,Now near enough. Your leavy screens throw down,Mac
And shew like those you are: You (worthy Vnkle)And show like those you are. You, worthy uncle,Mac
Shall with my Cosin your right Noble SonneShall with my cousin, your right noble son,Mac
Leade our first Battell. Worthy Macduffe, and weeLead our first battle. Worthy Macduff and weMac
Shall take vpon's what else remaines to do,Shall take upon's what else remains to do,Mac
According to our order.According to our order.Mac
We haue met with FoesWe have met with foesMac
That strike beside vs.That strike beside us.Mac
I would the Friends we misse, were safe arriu'd.I would the friends we miss were safe arrived.Mac
Macduffe is missing, and your Noble Sonne.Macduff is missing and your noble son.Mac
Hee's worth more sorrow,He's worth more sorrow;Mac
and that Ile spend for him.And that I'll spend for him.Mac
We shall not spend a large expence of time,We shall not spend a large expense of timeMac
Before we reckon with your seuerall loues,Before we reckon with your several loves,Mac
And make vs euen with you. My Thanes and KinsmenAnd make us even with you. My thanes and kinsmen,Mac
Henceforth be Earles, the first that euer ScotlandHenceforth be earls, the first that ever ScotlandMac
In such an Honor nam'd: What's more to do,In such an honour named. What's more to do,Mac
Which would be planted newly with the time,Which would be planted newly with the time,Mac
As calling home our exil'd Friends abroad,As calling home our exiled friends abroadMac
That fled the Snares of watchfull Tyranny,That fled the snares of watchful tyranny,Mac
Producing forth the cruell MinistersProducing forth the cruel ministersMac
Of this dead Butcher, and his Fiend-like Queene;Of this dead butcher and his fiend-like queen –Mac
Who (as 'tis thought) by selfe and violent hands,Who, as 'tis thought, by self and violent handsMac
Tooke off her life. This, and what need full elseTook off her life – this, and what needful elseMac
That call's vpon vs, by the Grace of Grace,That calls upon us, by the grace of GraceMac
We will performe in measure, time, and place:We will perform in measure, time, and place.Mac
So thankes to all at once, and to each one,So thanks to all at once, and to each one,Mac
Whom we inuite, to see vs Crown'd at Scone.Whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone.Mac