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" Live you ? or are you aught That man may question ? You seem to understand me, By each at once her choppy finger laying Upon her skinny lips. You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so. "
Macbeth, from the text of S. Johnson and G. Steevens, revised - Page 6
by William Shakespeare - 1784
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Macbeth

Jeannette Sanderson - 2003 - 6 pages
...you aught That man may question? You seem to understand me By each at one her choppy 1 finger laving Upon her skinny lips. You should be women, And yet...your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so. The first witch calls Macbeth by his present title, the second witch calls him by someone else's title,...
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Biological Actions of Sex Hormones

Harold Burrows - 2003
...regarded and treated as a witch; or a patient with a disease of the brain was put in chains and punished. 'You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so.' So said Banquo, and though our law has advanced in kindliness, it has made little progress toward understanding...
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Macbeth

Tanya Grosz - 2003 - 47 pages
...Macbeth d. Duncan I. "Fair is foul, and foul is fair. We hover through the fog and filthy air." 2. "You should be women, and yet your beards forbid me to interpret that you are so." 3. "Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear your favours nor vour hate." it 4. "My thought, whose...
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Shakespeare and the Human Mystery

J. Philip Newell - 2003 - 134 pages
...witches speaks of the distortion of what is natural. As Macbeth 's companion Banquo says to them, . . .You should be women; And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so. (Macbeth I 3 44-6) And just as their appearance is unnatural, so is their prophetic greeting. It is...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2003 - 54 pages
...so wild in their attire, That look not liKe th'fnhabitants o'fr'earth, Andyetareon't?You should b* women And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so. Who are these weird looking people? They looK like Women, but they can't be they've got beards. AH...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2004 - 127 pages
...not like th'inhabitants o'th'earth, 40 And yet are on't? Live you, or are you aught That man may question? You seem to understand me By each at once...women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret 45 That you are so. Macbeth Speak if you can: what are you? First Witch All hail Macbeth, hail to thee....
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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt, Stephen Jay Greenblatt - 2004 - 430 pages
...withered, and so wild in their attire, That look not like th'inhabitants o'th' earth And yet are on't?. . . You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so (1.3.37-44) But the scene is a wild heath. When Macbeth enters, the "weird sisters" greet him in...
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Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies

Piotr Sadowski - 2003 - 327 pages
...and otherworldly (1.3.40-41), belies their female sex, causing confusion and apprehension in Banquo: "you should be women, / And yet your beards forbid me to interpret / That you are so" (4547). The witches' cauldron, this hell-broth betokening chaos and destruction, is an antithesis of...
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Shakespeare and Scotland

Willy Maley, Andrew Murphy - 2004 - 211 pages
...'barbaros' or bearded, a meaning activated when Banquo exclaims upon first encountering the witches: 'you should be women / And yet your beards forbid me to interpret / That you are so' (1.3.43-45). Another more authentic etymology traced 'barbarian' to the Greek for a nonGreek speaker:...
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Zeichnung im Dienste der Literaturvermittlung: Moritz Retzschs ...

Viola Hildebrand-Schat - 2004 - 464 pages
...möglich ist, erschließt Banquo die Antwort aus Zeichen: "Live you? Or are you aught that man may question? You seem to understand me, by each at once her choppy fingers laying upon her skinny lips."69' von einem schwarzgekleideten Hymen ausgelöscht oder Kronen,...
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