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"Fair is foul, and foul is fair"
The three witches
"So foul and fair a day I have not seen"
"Lesser than Macbeth, and greater"
"Not so happy, yet much happier"
"What, can the devil speak true?"
"But 'tis strange: / And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, / The instruments of darkness tell us truths, / Win us with honest trifles, to betray's / In deepest consequence."
"This supernatural soliciting / Cannot be ill, cannot be good."
"If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me, / Without my stir."
"We will establish our estate upon / Our eldest, Malcolm, whom we name hereafter / The Prince of Cumberland"
"Come you spirits / That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, / And fill me, from the crown to the toe, top-full / Of direst cruelty! Make thick my blood, / Stop up th' access and passage to remorse"
"look like th' innocent flower, / But be the serpent under't"
"He's here in double trust: / First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, / Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, / Who should against his murderer shut the door, / Not bear the knife myself."
"I have no spur / To prick the sides of my intent, but only / Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself / And falls on th' other."
"I dare do all that may become a man; / Who dares do more is none."
"When you durst do it, then you were a man; / And to be more than what you were, you would / Be so much more the man."
"I have given suck, and know / How tender 'tis to love the babe that milks me: / I would, while it was smiling in my face, / Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums, / And dashed the brains out, had I so sworn as you / Have done to this."
"Is this a dagger which I see before me, / The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee."
"Methought I heard a voice cry 'Sleep no more! / Macbeth does murder sleep'—the innocent sleep"
"Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood / Clean from my hand? No; this my hand will rather / The multitudinous seas incarnadine, / Making the green one red."
"A little water clears us of this deed: / How easy is it then?"
"Wake Duncan with thy knocking! I would thou couldst!"
"Where we are / There's daggers in men's smiles; the near in blood, / The nearer bloody."
"Thou hast it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis, all, / As the weird women promised, and I fear / Thou play'dst most foully for't."
"Our fears in Banquo stick deep, / And in his royalty of nature reigns that / Which would be feared."
"Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown / And put a barren scepter in my gripe"
"Things without all remedy / Should be without regard: what's done is done."
"O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!"
"The time has been / That, when the brains were out, the man would die, / And there an end: but now they rise again"
"It will have blood, they say: blood will have blood."
"And you all know security / Is mortal's chiefest enemy."
"Double, double, toil, and trouble; / Fire burn and caldron bubble."
"Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware Macduff! / Beware the Thane of Fife. Dismiss me: enough"
The first apparition (helmeted head)
"Be bloody, bold, and resolute! Laugh to scorn / The pow'r of man, for none of woman born / Shall harm Macbeth."
Second apparition (bloody child)
"Macbeth shall never vanquished be until / Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill / Shall come against him."
Third apparition (crowned child with a tree)
"I have done no harm. But I remember now / I am in this earthly world, where to do harm / Is often laudable, to do good sometime / Accounted dangerous folly."
"But I have none: the king-becoming graces, / As justice, verity, temp'rance, stableness, / Bounty, perseverance, mercy, lowliness, / Devotion, patience, courage, fortitude"
"These evils thou repeat'st upon thyself / Hath banished me from Scotland. O my breast, / Thy hope ends here!"
"I shall do so; / But I must also feel it as a man. / I cannot but remember such things were, / That were most precious to me."
"Be this the whetstone of your sword. Let grief / Convert to anger; blunt not the heart, enrage it."
"Out, damned spot! Out, I say!"
"Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow / Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, / To the last syllable of recorded time; / And all our yesterdays have lighted fools / The way to dusty death."
"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."
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
a very typical example of a certain person or thing
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
A character that by contrast highlights or enhances the distinctive characteristics of another character
Code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
A struggle between opposing forces
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
when a reader is aware of something that a character isn't
A poem or song composed especially as a lament for a deceased person.
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for great achievements or affected by grand events
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
a story within a story
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
A comparison without using like or as
a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
A brief and often simplistic lesson that a reader may infer from a work of literature.
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure.
A play on words
an extended narrative about improbable events and extraordinary people in exotic places
An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
anything that stands for or represents something else
Central idea of a work of literature
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic or noble character
A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy
A weakness or limitation of character, resulting in the fall of the tragic hero.
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant; sarcasm
A single line of poetry
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