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God saue the King.God save the King!Mac I.ii.49
From Fiffe, great King,From Fife, great King,Mac I.ii.50.2
Where the Norweyan Banners flowt the Skie,Where the Norweyan banners flout the skyMac I.ii.51
And fanne our people cold.And fan our people cold.Mac I.ii.52
Norway himselfe, with terrible numbers,Norway himself, with terrible numbers,Mac I.ii.53
Assisted by that most disloyall Traytor,Assisted by that most disloyal traitor,Mac I.ii.54
The Thane of Cawdor, began a dismall Conflict,The Thane of Cawdor, began a dismal conflict,Mac I.ii.55
Till that Bellona's Bridegroome, lapt in proofe,Till that Bellona's bridegroom, lapped in proof,Mac I.ii.56
Confronted him with selfe-comparisons,Confronted him with self-comparisons,Mac I.ii.57
Point against Point, rebellious Arme 'gainst Arme,Point against point-rebellious, arm 'gainst arm,Mac I.ii.58
Curbing his lauish spirit: and to conclude,Curbing his lavish spirit; and to conclude,Mac I.ii.59
The Victorie fell on vs.The victory fell on us –Mac I.ii.60.1
That now Sweno, the Norwayes King,– That now Sweno, the Norways' King,Mac I.ii.61
Craues composition:Craves composition;Mac I.ii.62
Nor would we deigne him buriall of his men,Nor would we deign him burial of his menMac I.ii.63
Till he disbursed, at Saint Colmes ynch,Till he disbursed at Saint Colm's InchMac I.ii.64
Ten thousand Dollars, to our generall vse.Ten thousand dollars to our general use.Mac I.ii.65
Ile see it done.I'll see it done.Mac I.ii.69
The King hath happily receiu'd, Macbeth,The King hath happily received, Macbeth,Mac I.iii.88
The newes of thy successe: and when he readesThe news of thy success; and when he readsMac I.iii.89
Thy personall Venture in the Rebels sight,Thy personal venture in the rebels' fight,Mac I.iii.90
His Wonders and his Prayses doe contend,His wonders and his praises do contendMac I.iii.91
Which should be thine, or his: silenc'd with that,Which should be thine, or his. Silenced with that,Mac I.iii.92
In viewing o're the rest o'th' selfe-same day,In viewing o'er the rest o'the selfsame dayMac I.iii.93
He findes thee in the stout Norweyan Rankes,He finds thee in the stout Norweyan ranks,Mac I.iii.94
Nothing afeard of what thy selfe didst makeNothing afeard of what thyself didst make,Mac I.iii.95
Strange Images of death, as thick as TaleStrange images of death. As thick as hailMac I.iii.96
Can post with post, and euery one did beareCame post with post; and every one did bearMac I.iii.97
Thy prayses in his Kingdomes great defence,Thy praises, in his kingdom's great defence,Mac I.iii.98
And powr'd them downe before him.And poured them down before him.Mac I.iii.99.1
And for an earnest of a greater Honor,And, for an earnest of a greater honour,Mac I.iii.103
He bad me, from him, call thee Thane of Cawdor:He bade me from him call thee Thane of CawdorMac I.iii.104
In which addition, haile most worthy Thane,In which addition, hail, most worthy thane,Mac I.iii.105
For it is thine.For it is thine.Mac I.iii.106.1
Ha, good Father,Ha, good father,Mac II.iv.4.2
Thou seest the Heauens, as troubled with mans Act,Thou seest the heavens, as troubled with man's act,Mac II.iv.5
Threatens his bloody Stage: byth' Clock 'tis Day,Threatens his bloody stage. By the clock 'tis day,Mac II.iv.6
And yet darke Night strangles the trauailing Lampe:And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp;Mac II.iv.7
Is't Nights predominance, or the Dayes shame,Is't night's predominance or the day's shameMac II.iv.8
That Darknesse does the face of Earth intombe,That darkness does the face of earth entombMac II.iv.9
When liuing Light should kisse it?When living light should kiss it?Mac II.iv.10.1
And Duncans Horses, (A thing most strange, and certaine)And Duncan's horses – a thing most strange and certain –Mac II.iv.14
Beauteous, and swift, the Minions of their Race,Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race,Mac II.iv.15
Turn'd wilde in nature, broke their stalls, flong out,Turned wild in nature, broke their stalls, flung out,Mac II.iv.16
Contending 'gainst Obedience, as they wouldContending 'gainst obedience, as they wouldMac II.iv.17
Make Warre with Mankinde.Make war with mankind.Mac II.iv.18.1
They did so: To th' amazement of mine eyesThey did so, to the amazement of mine eyesMac II.iv.19
that look'd vpon't.That looked upon't.Mac II.iv.20.1
Heere comes the good Macduffe.Here comes the good Macduff.Mac II.iv.20.2
How goes the world Sir, now?How goes the world, sir, now?Mac II.iv.21.1
Is't known who did this more then bloody deed?Is't known who did this more than bloody deed?Mac II.iv.22
Alas the day,Alas the day!Mac II.iv.23.2
What good could they pretend?What good could they pretend?Mac II.iv.24.1
'Gainst Nature still,'Gainst nature still!Mac II.iv.27.2
Thriftlesse Ambition, that will rauen vpThriftless ambition, that wilt raven upMac II.iv.28
Thine owne liues meanes: Then 'tis most like,Thine own life's means! – Then 'tis most likeMac II.iv.29
The Soueraignty will fall vpon Macbeth.The sovereignty will fall upon Macbeth?Mac II.iv.30
Where is Duncans body?Where is Duncan's body?Mac II.iv.32.2
Will you to Scone?Will you to Scone?Mac II.iv.35.2
Well, I will thither.Well, I will thither.Mac II.iv.36.2
Farewell, Father.Farewell, father.Mac II.iv.39
Thankes to your Maiesty.Thanks to your majesty.Mac III.iv.2.2
His absence (Sir)His absence, sir,Mac III.iv.42.2
Layes blame vpon his promise. Pleas't your HighnesseLays blame upon his promise. Please't your highnessMac III.iv.43
To grace vs with your Royall Company?To grace us with your royal company?Mac III.iv.44
What, my good Lord?What, my good lord?Mac III.iv.48.2
Gentlemen rise, his Highnesse is not well.Gentlemen, rise. His highness is not well.Mac III.iv.51
Our duties, and the pledge.Our duties and the pledge!Mac III.iv.91.2
What sights, my Lord?What sights, my lord?Mac III.iv.115.2
You must haue patience Madam.You must have patience, madam.Mac IV.ii.2.1
You know notYou know notMac IV.ii.4.2
Whether it was his wisedome, or his feare.Whether it was his wisdom or his fear.Mac IV.ii.5
My deerest Cooz,My dearest cuz,Mac IV.ii.14.2
I pray you schoole your selfe. But for your Husband,I pray you school yourself. But, for your husband,Mac IV.ii.15
He is Noble, Wise, Iudicious, and best knowesHe is noble, wise, judicious, and best knowsMac IV.ii.16
The fits o'th' Season. I dare not speake much further,The fits o'the season. I dare not speak much further,Mac IV.ii.17
But cruell are the times, when we are TraitorsBut cruel are the times when we are traitorsMac IV.ii.18
And do not know our selues: when we hold RumorAnd do not know, ourselves; when we hold rumourMac IV.ii.19
From what we feare, yet know not what we feare,From what we fear, yet know not what we fear,Mac IV.ii.20
But floate vpon a wilde and violent SeaBut float upon a wild and violent sea,Mac IV.ii.21
Each way, and moue. I take my leaue of you:Each way and move. I take my leave of you;Mac IV.ii.22
Shall not be long but Ile be heere againe:Shall not be long but I'll be here again.Mac IV.ii.23
Things at the worst will cease, or else climbe vpward,Things at the worst will cease or else climb upwardMac IV.ii.24
To what they were before. My pretty Cosine,To what they were before. – My pretty cousin,Mac IV.ii.25
Blessing vpon you.Blessing upon you!Mac IV.ii.26
I am so much a Foole, should I stay longerI am so much a fool, should I stay longerMac IV.ii.28
It would be my disgrace, and your discomfort.It would be my disgrace and your discomfort.Mac IV.ii.29
I take my leaue at once.I take my leave at once.Mac IV.ii.30
Sir, Amen.Sir, amen.Mac IV.iii.163.2
Alas poore Countrey,Alas, poor country,Mac IV.iii.164.2
Almost affraid to know it selfe. It cannotAlmost afraid to know itself! It cannotMac IV.iii.165
Be call'd our Mother, but our Graue; where nothingBe called our mother, but our grave; where nothingMac IV.iii.166
But who knowes nothing, is once seene to smile:But who knows nothing is once seen to smile;Mac IV.iii.167
Where sighes, and groanes, and shrieks that rent the ayre Where sighs and groans and shrieks that rent the airMac IV.iii.168
Are made, not mark'd: Where violent sorrow seemes Are made, not marked; where violent sorrow seemsMac IV.iii.169
A Moderne extasie: The Deadmans knell,A modern ecstasy. The dead man's knellMac IV.iii.170
Is there scarse ask'd for who, and good mens liuesIs there scarce asked for who, and good men's livesMac IV.iii.171
Expire before the Flowers in their Caps,Expire before the flowers in their caps,Mac IV.iii.172
Dying, or ere they sicken.Dying or ere they sicken.Mac IV.iii.173.1
That of an houres age, doth hisse the speaker,That of an hour's age doth hiss the speaker;Mac IV.iii.175
Each minute teemes a new one.Each minute teems a new one.Mac IV.iii.176.1
Why well.Why, well.Mac IV.iii.177.1
Well too.Well too.Mac IV.iii.177.3
No, they were wel at peace, when I did leaue 'emNo. They were well at peace when I did leave 'em.Mac IV.iii.179
When I came hither to transport the TydingsWhen I came hither to transport the tidingsMac IV.iii.181
Which I haue heauily borne, there ran a RumourWhich I have heavily borne, there ran a rumourMac IV.iii.182
Of many worthy Fellowes, that were out,Of many worthy fellows that were out,Mac IV.iii.183
Which was to my beleefe witnest the rather,Which was to my belief witnessed the ratherMac IV.iii.184
For that I saw the Tyrants Power a-foot.For that I saw the tyrant's power afoot.Mac IV.iii.185
Now is the time of helpe: your eye in ScotlandNow is the time of help. (To Malcolm) Your eye in ScotlandMac IV.iii.186
Would create Soldiours, make our women fight,Would create soldiers, make our women fightMac IV.iii.187
To doffe their dire distresses.To doff their dire distresses.Mac IV.iii.188.1
Would I could answerWould I could answerMac IV.iii.192.2
This comfort with the like. But I haue wordsThis comfort with the like. But I have wordsMac IV.iii.193
That would be howl'd out in the desert ayre,That would be howled out in the desert air,Mac IV.iii.194
Where hearing should not latch them.Where hearing should not latch them.Mac IV.iii.195.1
No minde that's honestNo mind that's honestMac IV.iii.197.2
But in it shares some woe, though the maine partBut in it shares some woe, though the main partMac IV.iii.198
Pertaines to you alone.Pertains to you alone.Mac IV.iii.199.1
Let not your eares dispise my tongue for euer,Let not your ears despise my tongue for ever,Mac IV.iii.201
Which shall possesse them with the heauiest soundWhich shall possess them with the heaviest soundMac IV.iii.202
that euer yet they heard.That ever yet they heard.Mac IV.iii.203.1
Your Castle is surpriz'd: your Wife, and BabesYour castle is surprised, your wife and babesMac IV.iii.204
Sauagely slaughter'd: To relate the mannerSavagely slaughtered. To relate the mannerMac IV.iii.205
Were on the Quarry of these murther'd DeereWere on the quarry of these murdered deerMac IV.iii.206
To adde the death of you.To add the death of you.Mac IV.iii.207.1
Wife, Children, Seruants, allWife, children, servants, allMac IV.iii.211.2
that could be found.That could be found.Mac IV.iii.212.1
I haue said.I have said.Mac IV.iii.213.2
Your son my Lord, ha's paid a souldiers debt,Your son, my lord, has paid a soldier's debt.Mac
He onely liu'd but till he was a man,He only lived but till he was a man;Mac
The which no sooner had his Prowesse confirm'dThe which no sooner had his prowess confirmedMac
In the vnshrinking station where he fought,In the unshrinking station where he foughtMac
But like a man he dy'de.But, like a man, he died.Mac
I, and brought off the field: your cause of sorrowAy, and brought off the field. Your cause of sorrowMac
Must not be measur'd by his worth, for thenMust not be measured by his worth, for thenMac
It hath no end.It hath no end.Mac
I, on the Front.Ay, on the front.Mac
Haile King of Scotland.Hail, King of Scotland!Mac