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Macbeth Quotes
Act 1 Scene 1

"Thunder" whenever the witches enter.
"Fair is foul and foul is fair."

Act 1 Scene 2

"Brave Macbeth ­ he deserves that name" ­ Captain
"What he hath lost, noble Macbeth hath won" ­ Duncan reiterates Witches

Act 1 Scene 3

Witches refer to…

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Act 1 Scene 6

"This castle hath a pleasant seat." Duncan's naivety on the setting.

Act 1 Scene 7

Macbeth's soliloquy

" 'Twere well it was done quickly."
"Might be the be-all and end-all."
"[Duncan's] virtues will plead like angels, trumpet tongued against the deep damnation of
his taking-off."

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Act 2 Scene 2

"It was the owl that shrieked, the fatal bellman, which gives the stern'st good-night." LMB
fears bad omen.
"Had he not resembled my father as he slept, I had done it." LMB couldn't kill Duncan.
"These deeds must not be thought, it will make us mad."…

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Act 4 Scene 1

"I conjure you, answer me."
The supernatural "will not be commanded" MB has no power over witches.
"But why stands Macbeth thus amazedly?" Witches point out he knows the future.
"Damned all those that trust them." MB essentially damns himself for associating with the

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"I have almost forgot the taste of fears."
"Out out brief candle." "She would have died hereafter."

Act 5 Scene 8

"Untimely ripped." Macduff caesarean.
"I will not yield." Macbeth.
"This dead butcher and his fiendlike queen."


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