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Macbeth Quotes Act V
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"Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him."
"Go, prick thy face and over-red thy fear, Thou lily-livered boy. What soldiers, patch? Death of thy soul! Those linen cheeks of thine Are counselors to fear. What soldiers, whey-face?
"Let every soldier hew him down a bough And bear 't before him. Thereby shall we shadow The numbers of our host and make discovery Err in report of us.
"Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
"Thou wast born of woman. But swords I smile at, weapons laugh to scorn, Brandished by man that's of a woman born..
"That way the noise is. Tyrant, show thy face! If thou beest slain, and with no stroke of mine, My wife and children's ghosts will haunt me still.
"Despair thy charm, And let the angel whom thou still hast served Tell thee, Macduff was from his mother's womb Untimely ripped.
" My thanes and kinsmen, henceforth be earls, the first that ever Scotland in such an honor named. What's more to do, which would be planted newly with the time, as calling home our exiled friends abroad that fled the snares of watchful tyranny, producing forth the cruel ministers of this dead butcher and his fiendlike queen"
True or False: Lady Macbeth's sleepwalking scene reveals she feels no guilt about the murders that have occurred.
False (She feels supreme guilt)
True or False: The Doctor and the Gentlewoman overhear Lady Macbeth speak of things that implicate her guilt.
True or False: Siward instructs the English army to cut down branches to disguise their numbers against Macbeth.
False (it's Malcolm)
True or False: When Macbeth hears that the English army is nearing, he decides to quietly hide in his castle.
False (he decides to fight)
True or False: Young Siward's death strengthens Macbeth's arrogance about the prophecies.
True or False: Macbeth wholeheartedly wants to kill Macduff when they first come face to face.
False (he feels he has spilled to much of Macduff's blood already)
True or False: Macduff reveals to Macbeth that it was his idea to have the witches trick Macbeth.
True or False: Malcolm becomes the new King of Scotland at the end of Act V.
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