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Macbeth Act IV

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What does affeered mean?
Lucifer
Who is the brightest of the angels?
Lecherous
What does luxurious mean?
Plentiful supplies
What are foisons?
Earl of Northumbria
Who is Siward?
a stamped coin
What is the "stamp?"
Scrofula
What is "the evil?"
An evil bird of prey
What is a hell-kite?
pain
What does "dolor" mean?
tyranny
Great ______, lay thou thy basis sure/ For goodness dare not check thee.
brightest fell
Angels are bright still, though the ____ _____
jealousies, dishonors
Let not my _____ be your _____ (Act IV, Scene iii)
Bleed, bleed
_____, _____ poor country!
Scotland
Who is "she" in the following quote: It weeps, it bleeds, and each new day a gash/ Is added to her wounds.
snow
black Macbeth/ Will seem as pure as ___,
voluptuousness, Malcolm
But there's no bottom, none,/ In my _________ (Who said it?)
cistern, lust
Your matrons and your maids could not fill up/ The _____ of my ______-
hoodwink
And yet seem cold - the time you may so ________.
vulture, Macduff, Malcolm
There cannot be/ That ____ in you to devour so many (Who said it? To whom?)
ten thousand
How many men does old Siward have?
well
"How does my wife?
Why, _____."
Siward
Who is " an older and a better soldier none/ That Christendom gives out"?
chickens
What, all my pretty _____ and their dam
intermission, Macduff
But, gentle heavens/ Cut short all _________! (Who said it?)
demerits
Not for their own _____, but for mine
blunt
____ not the heart, enrage it.
older
An _____ and a better soldier none/That Christendom gives out
eye
Your _____ in Scotland would create soldiers
howled
That would be ______ out in the desert air
fee-grief
The general cause or is it a _______/ Due to some single breast?
tongue
Let not yours ears despise my _____ forever
surprised
Your castle is _________
deer
Were on the quarry of these murdered _______
betimes, Malcolm
Good God, ______ remove the means that make us strangers (Who said it?)
soon
What does betimes mean?
modern
Where violent sorrow seems a ____ ecstasy
knell
The dead man's _____ is there scarce asked for
grief
What's the newest ____?
mortal, birthdom, Macduff and Malcolm
Let us rather/ Hold fast the _____ sword and like good men bestride our down-fall'n _____ (Who are us?)
howl
Each new morn, new widows ____
syllable
Like ____ of dolor
blisters
Whose sole name _____ our tongues
lamb, Malcolm
To offer up a weak, poor, innocent _____ to appease an angry god (Who said it?)
transpose
That which you are, my thoughts cannot _____
a staunchless avarice
What grows in Malcolm's most ill composed affections?
sauce
My more-having would be as a ____ to make me hunger more
portable
All of these are ______ with other graces weighed
humility
What does lowliness mean?
integrity
Malcolm calls Macduff a child of ____?
black scruples
What has Macduff wiped from Malcolm's soul?
wiles, strategems
What does train mean?
detraction, blames, nature, Malcolm
Unspeak mine own ______, here abjure
The taints and _____ I laid upon myself,
For strangers to my ______ (Who said it?)
warlike
ten thousand ____ men
success
What does goodness mean?
welcome, unwelcome
Such ___ and ___ things at once tis hard to reconcile
assay
their malady convinces the great ___ of art
mother, grave
It cannot be called our ___ but our ____
marked
Where sighs and groans and shrieks that rent the air are made not ____
his wife and children
What are Macduff's "strong knots of love?"
tyrant, vices
When I shall tread upon the ______'s head,
Or wear it on my sword, yet my poor country
Shall have more _____ than it had before;
of various kinds
What does sundry mean?
spacious
you may
Convey your pleasures in a _______ plenty,
And yet seem cold
Quarrels, wealth, Malcolm
that I should forge
________ unjust against the good and loyal,
Destroying them for ______.(Who said it?)
having a harmful effect, root of avarice
What does pernicious mean? What does it describe in the Act IV, Scene iv?
harmony, sweet milk
What does concord mean? ______ of concord
knees, feet, died, lived, Macduff
the queen that bore thee,
Oftener upon her _____ than on her ____,
____ every day she _____ (Who said it?)
solemnly renounce
What does abjure mean?
whetstone, anger
Be this the _____ of your sword. Let grief
Convert to ______;
woman, braggart
O, I could play the ______ with mine eye,
And _______ with my tongue!
manly
This tune goes ______
night, day
The _____ is long that never finds the _____.
A child crowned with a tree in his hand
What is the third apparition?
Eight kings
Who arrives after the third apparition speaks?
the galloping of horse
What did Macbeth hear after he speaks with the witches in Act IV?
cat meowed thrice, hedge-pig whine thrice and once
What did the cat and hedge-pig do and how many times did they do it?
secret, black, and midnight hags
What does Macbeth call the witches in Act IV?
toad, 31 days
What do the witches boil first and how many days does it have to sweat venom under a cold stone?
play the woman with mine eyes
How does Macduff refer to weeping in Act IV Scene iii?
conjure, yeasty, churches, bladed
I ______ 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 _____, though the _____ waves/ confound and swallow navigation up/ though _____ corn be lodged and trees blown down/
warders', pyramids, tumble, sicken
Though castles topple on their _______ heads/ Though palaces and ______ do slope/ their heads to their foundations, though the treasure/ of nature's germens ____ all together/ even till destruction ______, answer me/ to what i ask of you
harped
Thou hast _____ my fear aright
assurance, bond, pale-hearted, thunder
But yet I'll make ______ double sure/ And take a ____ of fate. Thou shalt not live/ That I may tell _____ fear it lies/ And sleep in spite of ______
top, sovereignty
That rises like the issue of a king/ And wears upon his baby brow the round/ and ____ of ____?
impress, bodements
Who can ____ the forest, bid the tree/ unfix his earthbound root? Sweet ______ good!
prophecies
What are bodements?
dead, lease, custom
Rebellious ____, rise never till the wood/ Of Birnam rise, and our high-placed Macbeth/ Shall live the ____ of nature, pay his breath/ to time and mortal ____.
pernicious, calendar
Let this _____ hour/ stand aye accurséd in the ______!
Lennox
Who was "without there?"
exploits, flighty
Time, thou anticipat'st my dread _____. The _____ purpose never is o'ertook/ Unless the deed go with it.
cool
This deed I'll do before this purpose ____