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Seru. Madam, I will.
Macb. We haye - scotch'd the snake, not kill'd it:
Lady. Come on;
H. better for safer.
Bue lee borb worlds disjoint, and all things Al before 7. scorsbid for fcotcb'd. Suffer, &c. • P. and all after, except f. read, p The firft f. peace for places
Gentle my Lord, sleek o'er your rugged hooks;
Macb. So shall I, love, and so, I pray, be you;
Lady. You must leave this.
Macb. O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife; Thou know’ft that Banquo, and his Fleance, " lives,
Lady. But in them nature's copy 's not wéterne.
Macb. There's comfort yet; tliey are affailable;
Lady. What's to be done?',
Macb. Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck, 'Till thou applaud the deed. Come, y feeling night,
. So the first f. and C; the rest, * Shards are properly rubbish. Coca 'mong for among r The firft f. and omit fill.
y R. and P. Sealing. Seeling is blinda s R. and all after, except C. add so ing; a term in falconry, when they run after obefe.
a thread through the eyelids of a hawk t T. and all after, except H. and C. first taken, so that the may see very litt*vizor's.
tle, or not at all, to make her the better H. live for lives.
endure the hood. This they call feeling w P. and all after, except C. eternal a hawk. T. for eterne
Skarf up the tender eye of pitiful day,
1 Mur. But who did bid thee join with us? 3 Mur. Macbeth.
2 Mur. He needs not our mistrust, since he delivers Our offices, and what we have to do, To the direction juft.
2 W. proposes Nigbe for Ligbr. it evidently refers to the 3d murtherer, * The fo's, R. and C preys for prey. whose account of the directions Mocb.
b This is scene 3d. in the fo's and G; had given regarding the murther, agreed in R. scene zde
with those of the other two, and took < The Scene not described in the forse off all reason for their difrust. This was
· P. so for our ; whereby he supposes taken notice of by 7. He, ia this speech, to refer to Masb. but
1 Mur. Then stand with us. The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day: Now fpurs the e lated traveller apace, To gain the timely inn; ' and near approaches The subject of our watch.
3 Mur. Hark, I hear horses. Banquo within. Give B us a light there, ho!
2 Mur, Then 'tis he; the rest That are within the note of expectation, Already are i' th' court. 1 Mur. His horses
about. 3 Mur. Almost a mile; but he does usually, So all men do, from hence to th' Palace gate Make it their walk.
Enter Banquo and Fleance with a Torch. 2 Mur. A light, a light. 3 Mur. 'Tis he. 1 Mur. Stand to 'c. Ban. It will be rain to-night. 1 Mur. Let it come down. [k They afault Banquo,
Ban. O, treachery! Fly 'good Fleance, fly, fly, fly, Thou may'st revenge. - flave. [* Dies. Fleance escapese
3 Mur. Who did strike out the light! I 1 Mur. Was 't not the way?
• The three laft fo's and R. leteft i C. omits t'ben. for lared.
k No direction in fo's. f firft f. end for and.
I P. and all after, except C. omit & H. omits us.
good h P. and all after, except C. omit a.
3 Mur. There's but one down; the fon Is fled.
2 Mur. We have loft best half of our affair. 1 Mur. Well, let's away, and say how much is done.
A Room of State in the Castle.
A Banquet prepared. Enter Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Rosse,
Lenox, Lords and Attendants.
Macb. You know your own degrees, fit down: * At first and laft, the hearty welcome.
Lords. Thanks to your Majesty.
Macb. Ourself will mingle with society,
[° They fit. Lady. Pronounce it for me, Sir, to all our friends; For my heart speaks, they are welcome.
Enter first Murtherer. Macb. See, they encounter thee with their hearts' thanks.
* This in the fo's and C. is scene · P. H. and Go And for d; I. proA; in R. Scene 3. The Scene por den poses To. fcribed in fo's.
• No dist Stion in fo's.