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To make them kings, the seed of Banquo kings! | For* certain friends that are both his and Rather than so, come, fate, into the list,
mine, And champion me to the utterance!*--Who's Whose loves I may not drop, but wail his fall there?
Whom I my ef struck down: and thence it is,
That I to your assistance do make love ; Re-enter ATTENDANT, with two MURDERERS. Mwing the business from the common eve,
from indry weighty reasons. Now to the door, and stay there till we call.
2 Mr. We shall, my lord, [Erit ATTENDANT
P roim what you command us. Was it not yesterday we spoke together?
| Mir. Thongh our lives 1 Mur. It was so please your bighness.
Mac ». Yourspirisshive through you. Withe Macb. Well then, 10W
in this hour, at mot, Have you consider'd of my speeches? Know, That it was he, in the times past, which held will advise you wiere to plant yourselves
, Acquaint you with the perfect spy o'the time,
[been you So under fortune ; which you thought, bad The moment on't; for’t must be done to-night, Qur innocent self: this I made good to you
And something from the palace ; always In our last conference; pass'd in probation | That I require a clearness: and with him,
thought, How you were borne in hand;: bow cross'd ; (To leave po rubs, nor botches, in the work.)
Teance his son, that keeps him company, the instruments? Who wronght with them; and all things else, Whose absence is no less material to me that might,
Than is his father's, must cmirace tlie fate To half a soul, and a notion craz'd,
Of that dark hour. Resolve yourselves apart Say, Thus did Banquo.
I'll come to you anon. i Mur. You made it known to us.
2 Mur. We are resolv'd, my lord. Macb. I did so; and went further, which is
Macb. I'll call upon you straight; abide
within. Our point of second meeting. Do you find
It is concluded:- - Banquo, thy soul's fight Your patience so predominant in your nature, Il it find heaven, must find it ont to-night. That you can let this go? Are you so gos.
| Exeunt. pell'd,
SCENE II.-Th same.- Another Rocu. To pray for that good man, and for his issue,
Enter Lady Macbeth, and a GERVAST. Whose heavy hand hath bow'd you to the grave,
Lady N is Banquo gone from court? And beggard yours for ever ? 1 Mur. We are men, my liege.
Serv. Ay, madam, but returns again to-night, iach. Ay, in the catalogue ye go for men;
Lady M. Say to the kiny, I would attend his
For a low words. As hounds, and greyhounds, mongrels, spar
[leisuro cleped Serr. Modam I will.
(E.rit. Sourlis,! water-rugs, and demi-wolves, are
Laly M. Yought's had, all's spent,
Where our desire is got without content: Al by the name of dogs: the valued file
Tis sals to be that which we destroy,
ban, by destruction, dwell in doubtrul joy. According to the gift which bouteous natire
Entir MCEETH. Hath in him clos'd; whereby he does receive How now, my lord: why do you keep alone, Particular addition, ** from the bill
Of sorriestt taticies your companions making? That writes them all alike: and so of men.
Vuin; those thoughts, which should inutid Now, if you have a station in the file,
(remedy And not in the worst rank of manhood, say it; | With them they think on? Things without And I will put that business in your bosoms, Shoulu be without regard : what's done, is TVhose execution takes your enemy off;
done. Grapples you to the heart and love of us,
Mich. We have scotch'd the snake, not kill'd Who wear our health but sickly in his life,
(malice Which in his death were perfect.
She'll close, and be herself; whilst our poor 2 Mur. I am one, my liege,
Remains in danger of her former tootli. Whom the vile blows and buttets of the world Butlet
(suffer, Have so incens'd, that I ain recklesstt what
The frame of things disjoint, both the worlds I do, to spite the world.
Ere we wall cat our meal m fear, and sleep 1 Mur. And I another,
In the affliction of these terrible dreans, So weary with disistes, tuggidi iritha fortune, That shake us nightly: Better be with the That I would set my life on any chance,
dead, To mend it, or be rid on't. Macb. Both of you
Whom we, to gain our place, have sent to
Thau on the torture of the mind to lie (peace, Know, Banquo was your enemy.
In restless ecstacy. I Duncanis in his grave; 2 Mur True, my lord. Macb. So is he minc: and in soch bloody Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor
Aiter life's fitta! fever, he sleeps well; distance, og That every minute of his being thrusts could Malice domest.c, foreign lety, nothing,
po:son, Against my near'st of lite: And though 'Can toue hi further? With bare-fac'd power sweep bim froin iny
Lady M. Come on ; sight, And bid my will arouch it; yet I must not,
Gentle my lord, sicck o'er your rugged looks ; be bright and jovial ’mong your guests 10
Nacb. So, si:all I, lore; and so, I pray, be * Challenge me lo extranities. Prored. Incluled. Are you so obcdient to the precepts nithe Guilielo
you: I Wolf duos.
** Tiilx, descripts. Wo Tied
*Decause of Vsi nelageloly
Let your remembrance apply to Banquo; Ban. O, treachery ! Fly, good Fleance, dy, Present him eminence," nothith eye and Thou may'st revenge O slave! [dy, ay; Usafe the while, that we
Di s FLE NCE and Servant escape. Must lave our honours in those flattering 3 Mur Who did strike out the light ? treams;
1. ur. Was't not th way? And make our face izards to our hearts, 3 Mur. There's but one down; the sun is ded. Dsguising what they are
2 Mur. We have lost best half of our affir. Lady M You must leave thi.
1* Mur. Weil, let's away, and say how much Macó o, full of scorpions is my mind, dear is done.
lives. Thou know'st, that Banguo, and his Fleance, SCENE IV.- ? Room of State in the alace. Lady M. But in thein gature s copy's not
A Banquet prepared. Enter MACBETH, Lady
MACBETH, RUSSK, LENOI, LORDs, and ATeterne.t Dacb. There's comfort ye ; the, are assailable;
Macb You know your own degrees, sit Then be thou jocund. Ere that bat hatli nown down: at first His cloister'd light; ere, to black Hecate's And last, the hearty welcome
ords. Thanks to your majesty. The sbard-borne beetle, with his drows
Macb. Ourself will mingle with society, Hath rung night's yawning peal, there shall And play the humble host. A deed of dreaful note
(be done Our hostess keeps her state; *but in best time, Lady M. What's to be done?
We will require her welcome. Macb. Beinnocent of the knowledge, dearest Lady M. Pronounce it for me, Sir, to all our chuck,
friends ; Till thou applaud the deed. Come, seelingų For my heart speaks, they are welcome. Skarf up the tender eye of pitiful day; And, with thy bloody and invisible hand,
Enter first URDERER, to the door. Cancel, and tear to pieces, that great bond, Macb. See they encounter thee with their Thich keeps me pale !--Light thick ns, and hearts' thanks :the crow
Both sides are even: Here l'll sit 'ithe midst : Makes wing to the rooky wood:
Be large in mirth; anon, we'll drink a measure Good things of Jay begin to droop and drowse; The table round --There's blood upon thy face. Waile's night's black agents to their prey do ut 'Tis Banquos's then.
Macb. 'Tis better thee without, than be withThou marv'llest at my words; but hold thee Is he despatch'd?
[ia Things, bad begun, make strong themselves by ble. My lord, his throat is cut; that I did ill:
for him. So pr ythee, go with me.
(Exeunt. Macb. Thou art the best o'the cut-throa 8: SCE. E III - The same 4 Park o Lawn,
Yet he's good, with a gate ending to the i alace.
That did the like for Fleance; if thou didst it, Enter t ree MURDERERS.
Thou art the nonpareil. I Mur. But who did bid thee join with us?
ur Most royal Sir, 3 Mur. Macbeth.
Fleance is 'scap'd 2 Mur He needs not ourmistrust: since he
Macb. Then comes my fit again: I had else deliver
been perfect; Our offices, and wh t we have to do,
Whole as the marble, founded as the rock ; To the direction just.
As brvad, and general as the casing air: in 1 Mur. Then stand with us.
B! now, I am cabin'd, cribb’d, confin'd, bound The west yet glimmers with some streaks of To saucy doubts and fears But Banquo's safe ? Now spurs the lated traveller apace,
Mur. Ay, my good lord: safe in a ditch he To gain the limely inn; and near approaches The subject of our watch.
With twenty trenched ashes on bis head; 3 Mur. Hark! I hear horses.
Tre least a death to ature. Ban. [Within] Giv us a light there, ho!
Macb. Thanks for that:
[filed, 2 Mur. Then it is hie ; the rest
There the grown serpent lies; the worm hat's That are withi t e note of expectation, I
Ha'h nature that in time will venom breed, Already are i'the court.
No ieeth for the present.-Get thee gone ; to1 Mur. His horses go abont.
3 Mur Almost a mile: but he does usually, We'll hear, ourselves a ain. Exit MURDERER. Ho all men do, from bence to the palace gate You do not give the cheer: the feast is sold,
Lady M. My royal lord, Make it their walk. Bnier Banquo and FLEANCE, a ervant with a That is not often vouch'd, while 'tis a making, torch preceeding them.
'Tis given with welcome: To feed, were best 9 Mur A light, a light!
at home; 3 Mur 'Ti he
From thence the sauce to meat big ceremony: I Mur. Stand to't.
Meeting were bare without it. Ban. It will be rain to-night.
Macb. Sweet remembracer ! 1 Mur. Let it come down.
Now, good digestion wait on appetite. [.4ssaults Banquo. And health on both !
Len. May it please your highness sit? * Do bim the highest honours.
[Tie Ghost of Banquo rises, and sits in fe. The copy, the lease, bv which they bold their
MACBETH's place. lisest om mature, bas its time of teruninalion.
Macb. Here had we now our country's bo: The tecul. borse in the airbg its shards or scaly
senti A berm oiendearment.
11 Bindins. Werc the grac'd person of our Banquo pre II. e. They who are set down in the list of sus!*, a legpected in sunner
* (optionce in her chirofstan.
Who may I rather challenge for unkindness, Macb. Avaunt!'ana quit my sight! Let tho Than pity for mischance!
earth hide thee ! Rosse. His absence, Sir, [highness Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold; Lays blame upon his promise. Please it your Thou bast no speculation in those eyes To grace us with your royal company ? Which thou dost glare with ! Macb. The table's full.
Lady M. Think of this, good peers, Len. Here's a place reserv’d, Sir.
But as a thing of custom: 'tis no other; Macb. Where ?
Only it spoils the pleasure of the time. Len Here, my lord. What is't thaí muves Macb. W bat man dare, I dare : your bigliness?
Approach thou like the rugged Russian bear, Macb. Which of you have done this? The arm'd rhinoceros, or the Hyrcan iiger, Lords. What my good lord !
Take any shape but that, and my fir Macb. Thou can'st no say, I did it: never Shall never tremble : Or, be alive again, Thy gory locks at me.
[shakeAnd dare me to the desert with thy sword; Rosse. Gentiemen, rise ; his lighness is not If trembling I inhibit thee, protest me well.
The baby of a girl. Hence, horrible sbadow! Lady M Sit worthy friends :--my lord is
Ghost disappears. often thus,
Unreal mockery, hence –Why, so ;-being And hath been from his youth: pray you, keep
sone, The fit is momentry; upon a though i*
I am a man again.-Pray you, sit still. He will again be well: It much you wote hin, Lody... You bave dieplac'd the mirth, broke You shall offend him, and extend his passion it
tie good meeting Feed, and regard him not. Are you a man? With most admir'd disorder. Mcb. Ay, and a bold one, that dare look on
Macb. Can such things be, Which might appal the devil.
[that And overcomet us like a summer's cloud, Lady M. O proper stuff!
Without our special wonder? You make me This is the very painting of your fear:
strange This is the air drawn dagger, which, you said, Even to the disposition that I owe, Led you to Duncan. O, these Aaws, and when now I think you can behold such sights, starts,
And keep the natural ruby of your «hecks, (Impostors to true fear.) world well become When mine are blanched with fear, A woman's story. at a winters fire,
Rosse. What sights, iny lord ? Authoriz d hy bergrandam Shame itself! Lady I. ; pray you, speak not; he groirs Why do you make such faces? Then all's
worse and worse ; You look but on a stool.
Question enrages him : at once, goud night:Macb. Priythee, see there ! behold!look!lo! Stand not upon the order of your going, how say you?
But go at once.
Attend his majesty!
Lady M. A kind good night to all! Shall be the maws of kites. 'Ghost disappears.
Exeunt Lords and ATTENDANTS. Lady M hat: quite unmann d in folly?
Macb. It will have blood ; they say, blood Macb. If I stand here, I saw him.
will have blood :
[speak; Lady Fie, for shame!
Stunes have been known to move, and trees to Macb Blood hath been shed ere now, i'the Augurs, and understood relations, have olden time,
By Magot-pies § and choughs, and rooks, Ere human statute purg d the gentle wcal;
brought forth Ay, and since too, murders have been per. The secret’st man of blood.-- What is the form'd
Lady M. Almost at odds with morning, Too terrible for the ear: the times have been,
which is which. That, when the brains were out man would
Macb. How say'st thou, that Macduff denies die, And there an end: but now, they rise again, At our great bidding ? With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, Lady M Did you send to him, Sir? And push us from our stools: This is more
Mach. Thear it by the way; but I will send: Than such a murder is.
There's not a one of them, but in his house Lady M My worthy lord,
I keep a servant fee'd
I will to-morrow, Your oble friends do lack you.
(Betimes I will,) unto the weird sisters : Macb. I do forget .
More shall they speak; for now I am bent to Do not muses at me, my most worthy friends; know,
(good, I have a strange infirinity, which is nothing By the worst means, the worst : for mine own To those that know me. Come, love and health All causes shall give way; I am in blood to all ;
Stepped in so far, that, should I wade nomore, Then I'll sit down :-Give me some wine, Returning were as tedious as go o'er : fill full :
Strange things I have in head, that will to I drink to the general joy of the whole table,
hand; Ghost rises.
Which must be acted,ere they may be scann'da And to our dear friend Banquo, whom we Lady M. You lack the season of all natures. miss;
sleep. Would he were here! to all, and him, we thirst, Marb. Come, we'll to sleep: My strange and And all to all.||
self-abuse Lords. Our duties and the pledge.
Is the initiate fear, that wants hard use:
We are yet but young in decu. Ereuni. * As quick as thought. † Prolong his soffering.
| Pass over. Suddonuts Yonirs. 11'ossess.
Magpies. A!! good vialice to all.
SCENE V.. The Heath.
Macduff lives in disgrace: Sir, can you tell
Where he hestows himselt? Thunder. Enter HECATE, meeting the three Lord. The son of Duncan, WITCHES
From whom this tyrant holds the due of birth, 1 Wilch. Why, how now, llecate ? you look Lives in the English court; and is ree: vd angerly.
Oi the most pous Edward with such grace, Hec. Haveinot reason, beldams, as you are, Tout the mal-volence of fortune nothing Saucy, and overbold? How did you dare Takes from his high respect: Thither Macduir To trade and traffic with Macbeth,
Is gone to pray the holy king, on his aid In riddles, and affairs of death:
To wake Northunberland, and warlike SiAnd I, the mistress of your charms,
waru: The close contriver of all harms,
That by the rep of these, (with Him above Waz never call'd to hear my pari,
To ratify the work, we may again Or show the glory of our art?
Give to our tables ineat, sleep to our nights ; Anl, which is worse, all you have done Free from our feasts and banquets bloody Hath been but for a wayward son,
knives; Spiteful, and wrathful: who, as others do, Do faithful homage, and receive free honours,* Loves for his own ends, not for you.
All which we pine for now : And this report But make amends now: Get you gonc,
Hath so exasperatet the king, that he And at the pit of Acheron,
Prepares for some attempt of war. Meet me i'the morning; thither he
Len. Sent he to Macdufi? Will come to know his destiny.
Lord. He did; and with an absolute, Sir, Your vessels, and your spells, provide,
101 1, Your charms, and every thing beside:
The cloudy messenger turns me h, back, I am for the air; this night I'll spend
And hums; as wiro should say, You'll rue the Unto a dismal-fatal end.
Time Great business must be wrought ere noon:
Thu clous me with this ansuer. Upon the corner of the moon
Len. And that well might There hangs a vapourous drop profound ;*
Advise him to a caution, to hold what distance I'll catch it ere it come to ground:
His wisdom can provide. Some holy angel And that, distilld by magic slights,
Fly to the court of England, and unfold Shall raise such artificial sprights,
His message ere he come; that a swift blessing As, by the strength of their illusion,
May soon return to this our suffering country Shall draw him on to his confusion:
Under a hand accurs'd!
SCENE 1.- A dork Cave.---In the middle, e Son: (Witrin.] Come away, come arouy, &c.
Thunder. Enter the three WITCHES. 1 Witch. Come, let's make haste; she'll soon
I W 101. Thriceth brinded cat haih mew'd. be back again.
2 Witch. Thrice; and once the hedge-pis
wbin'. SCENE V-Fort 3.A Room in the Palace.
3 li lich. Ilarias cries:— 'Tis time, 'tis time. Eder Lexox and another Lord.
1 Wilch. Round about the cauldron go; len. My former speeches have but hit your
In the poison d entrails throw.-thoughts,
Toad, that under coldest stone, Which can interpret further: only, I say,
Days and nights hath thirty-one Things have been strangely borne: The gra
Swelt ruf venom sleeping got, cious Duncan
Boii tnou first i'the charmeu pot! Was pitieil of Macheth :-marry, he was
All. Deubic, double toil and trouble; And the right-valiant Banquo walk'u too late;
Fire, burn; and, cauldron, bubble. Whoin, you may say, if it please you, Fleance
2 Watch. Fullet of a fenny snake, kill’il,
In the cauldron boil and bake; For Fleance qed. Von must not walk too late.
Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Who cannot want the thought, how monsirous
Tool of bat, and tongue of dor. It was for Malcolm, and for Donalbain,
Alder's fork, and blind-worn's sting, To kill their gracious father? damned fact!
Lizard's ley, and owlet's wing, líowit didgriere blacbeth! did he not straight,
For a charm of powerful trouble, in pious rage, the two delinquents tear,
Like a hell-broth hoil and bubble. That were the s'aves of drink, and thralls of 11. Do ble, double toi trouble: sleep?
Fir, burn; and, cauldron, bubble. Was not that nobly done? Ay, and wisely too;
3 Wuch. Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf; For 'twould have anger'd any heart alire,
IT.tches' mummy; maw, and gull,
Of the ravin a salt-sea shark;
Liver of blaspheming Jew; (As, an't please heaven, he shall not,) they
Gall of goat, and slips of yew,
Silverd in the moon's eclipse ;
* Honours frcely bestowed.
that the animal tras hot and sweating with renown, although sleeping uader
cold stone. *)... Adrom that has dapp or biddeo qualities,
| For exasperated.
Pinger of birth-strap oled babe,
Thou hast harp'd* my fear eright:-But obe
word more :
1 Witch. He will not be ccmmanded : Here's Add thereto a tiger's chauldron,*
More potent than the first.
another, Por the ingredients of our cauldron. Thunder. - Au APPARITION of a Bloody Chill All. Double, double toil and trouble ;
rises. Pire, burn; and, cauldron, bubble.
App. Macbeth! M cteth! Macbeth! 2 Witch Cool it with a baboon's blood,
Mocb. Had I three ears, I hear thee. Then the charm is firm and good.
App. Be bloody, bold,
(mas Enter HECATE, and the other three WITCHES, And podle: laugh to scorn the power of
For none of woman born shall harm Macheth Her. O, well done! I commend your pains ;
(Descendo Anlevery one shali share i'the ga as.
Nich. Then liv. Macloi; What need I fear Anl now about the cauldron sing,
0 tl ee: Lielies and fairies in a ring,
Bit yet I'll make assurance double sure, Enchanting all that you put in.
And take a bond of fate : thou shalt not lire; Song.
That I may tell pale-hearted lear, it lies,
And sleep in spite of thunder.- What is this,
Thunder.- An APPARITION of a Child Crown.
ed, with a tree in hus Hand, rises. Toi that mingle may.
Tiiat rises like the issue of a king : 2 Wilch. By the pricking of my thumbs, And wears upon his baby brow the round Something wicked this way comes :
And top of sovereignty ?+
A!!. Listen, but speak not. Open, locks, whoever knocks.
App. Be lion-mettled, proud; and take as Enler ACBETU.
(are: Macb. How now, you secret, black, and Who chafes, who frets, or where conspirers midnight hags?
Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be, until What is't you do?
Gr. at Birnam wood to high Dunsipane hill JU, A deed without a name,
Shall com against him.
[Descend:. Macb. I conjure you, by that which you pro. Macb. That will never be ; fess,
Who can impress the forest ;bid the tree (Howe'er you come to know it,) answer me: Unfix his earth-bound root: sweet bodement? Though you untie the winds, and let them fight
good! Against the churches; though the yestyt waves Rebellious head, rise never till the wood Confound and swallow navigation up; Of Birnam rise, and our high plac'd Macbeth Though bladed corn be lodg'd, and trees Shall live the lease of nature, pay his breath blown down;
To time, and mortal custom.-Yet my heart Though castle: topples on their warders' Throbs to know one thing; Tell me, (if you ? heads ;
art "Though palaces, and pyramids, do slope Can tell so much,) shall Banquo's issae ever Their heads to their foundations ; though the Reign in this kingdom? treasure
All. Seek to know no more.
And an eternal curse fall on you! Let me To what I ask you.
know: 1 Witch. Speak.
Wby sinks that cauldron ? and what noise is 2 Wilch. Demand.
[Hautboys 3 Wich. We'll answcy.
1 Witch. Show! 2 Witch, Show! 3 Witch. 1 Witch. Say, if thcud'st rather hear it from
Show! our mouths,
All. Show his eyes, and grieve his heart; Or fpom our master's ?
Come like shadows, so depart. Macb. Call them, let me see them. 1 Witch. Pour in sow's blood, that hath Eight Kings app er, and pass over the Stage in eated
order; the last with a Glass in his hand; Her nine farrow; grease, that's sweaten
Barato following Prom the murderer's : bbet, throw
M.cb.Thou art too like the spirit of Banquo: Into the flame.
down ! All. Come, high, or low;
Thy crown does sear mine eye-balls :- And Yuyself, ap 1 office, doftlys show.
(first :Thunder.-An APPARITION of an Armed Hearl Thou other gold-bound barw, is like the rises.
A third s like the former :-Filthy hags! Mach. Tell me, thou unknown power,
W y do you show me this: A fourth-Start, 1 l'itch. He kBows thy thought;
Wha! will the lipe stretch out to the erack of Herii vech, lut say thou nought.
doom :|| App. Macbeth! Mabeth! Macbeth! be
Another yet?-A seventh?-Ill see bo more: ware Maclufi'; Beware the thane of Ffc.--Dismiss me:
and yet the eight appears, who bears a glass,
Which shows me many more ; and some I see, Enough.
(Descends. Macb. Whate'er thou art, for thy good cau- * Touched on a passion as a harper touches a string tion, thanks ;
The round is that part of a crowa wbicb encircles tba ** Entrails. Frothy. Laid dat by vind or rain.
head : the top is the ornament which rises above it. Tumble 11 Sceds wbich bave begun to sprout,
Who can command the forest to serve him like a sel1 Adroitly.
$ Music, | The dissolution of cature.