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" I conjure you, by that which you profess, (Howe'er you come to know it,) answer me : Though you untie the winds, and let them fight Against the churches ; though the yesty waves Confound and swallow navigation up; Though bladed corn be lodg'd, and trees... "
Macbeth. King John - Page 66
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 360 pages
...satisfied though the whole world be torn asunder by rioting forces, till turbulence become utter chaos : Though you untie the winds and let them fight Against...Confound and swallow navigation up; Though bladed corn be lodged and trees blown down. . . . (iv. i. 52) So violent, so chaotic, are the tempest-forces here....
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Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Macbeth

William Shakespeare, Dinah Jurksaitis - 2003 - 152 pages
...hags! What is't you do? ALL A deed without a name. MACBETH I conjure you by that which you profess - 50 Howe'er you come to know it - answer me. Though you...Confound and swallow navigation up; Though bladed corn be lodged, and trees blown down; 55 Though castles topple on their warders' heads; Though palaces and...
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Witchcraft and Society in England and America, 1550-1750

Marion Gibson - 2003 - 270 pages
...secret, black, and midnight hags? What is't you do? All the Witches: A deed without a name. Macbeth: I conjure you by that which you profess (Howe'er you...and let them fight Against the churches; though the yeasty104 waves Confound and swallow navigation up; Though bladed corn be lodged,105 and trees blown...
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Encyclopædia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the ...

Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans - 2003 - 584 pages
...Emperor Claudius, the witches of the Isle of Man, and others. Macbeth, speaking to the witches, says: "Though you untie the winds and let them fight against...the yesty waves confound and swallow navigation up." Mr. Astle informs us that the first Chinese letters were knots formed on cords. (Higgin's Anacalypsis.)...
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Shakespeare's Visual Theatre: Staging the Personified Characters

Frederick Kiefer - 2003 - 358 pages
...thunder & lightning, move violent winds." 78 When, late in the play, Macbeth says that the three sisters "untie the winds, and let them fight / Against the...yesty waves / Confound and swallow navigation up" (4.1.52-54), the playwright grants them exactly those powers that his contemporaries assign to witches....
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - 2005 - 280 pages
...four score persons in the fall thereof.16 Compare these to lines from Act Four Scene One of Macbeth: Though you untie the winds, and let them fight Against...and trees blown down; Though castles topple on their warders' heads; Though palaces and pyramids do slope Their heads to their foundations; though the treasure...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...hags! What is't you do? ALL A deed without a name. MACBETH I conjure you, by that which you profess jo (Howe'er you come to know it), answer me: Though you...Confound and swallow navigation up; Though bladed corn be lodged and trees blown down; Though castles topple on their warders' heads; Though palaces and pyramids...
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Macbeth

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 210 pages
...vigorously deny a name for what they do) ; 50 Macbeth I conjure44 you, by that which you profess,45 Howe'er you come to know it, answer me. Though you untie the winds and let them fight Against the churches46 - though the yesty47 waves Confound48 and swallow navigation49 up 5S Though bladed corn50...
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William Shakespeare's Macbeth: A Sourcebook

Alexander Leggatt - 2006 - 197 pages
...Macbeth is more wicked still, so steeped in evil that he is no longer human but 'something' unnameable. Though you untie the winds, and let them fight Against...churches; though the yesty" waves Confound and swallow navigation24 up; Though bladed corn be lodged,25 and trees blown down, Though castles topple on their...
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Shakespeare's Macbeth Small Cast

Sam Dowling - 2007 - 92 pages
...MACBETH How now you secret black and midnight hags What is it you do ALL A deed without a name MACBETH I conjure you by that which you profess (Howe'er you...Confound and swallow navigation up Though bladed corn be lodged and trees blown down Though castles topple on Their warders' heads Though places and pyramids...
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