MacAskill-Macbeth-Quotations

But I have none: the king-becoming graces,As justice, verity, temperance, stableness,Bounty, perseverance, mercy, lowliness,Devotion, patience, courage, fortitude,I have no relish of them, but abound In the division of each several crime. 3.3 I don’t have the king like traits. No justice, verity, temperance, stableness, bounty, perserverance, mercy, lowliness, devotion, patience, courage, fortitude. i don’t have any of them http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_110.html This is Malcolm speaking to MacduffThis means that Malcolm doesn’t think he has any of the characteristics to be a good kingThis implies that Malcolm is worried about taking on the role of being king
Macbeth Is ripe for shaking. 4.3 Macbeth is vulnerable http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_164.html This is Malcolm speaking to Macduff He means that he is ready to take down Macbeth This is also implying that Malcolm is anxious
He was a gentleman on whom I built An absolute trust. 1.3.I trusted him with anything http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_10.html This is Duncan Talking about Macbeth He means that he completely trusted MacbethThis is ironic because in the end Macbeth kills him in his sleep
If it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere well It were done quickly 1.7 If I have to do it, I should do it as fast as possible and cover it up. http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_10.html This is Macbeth talking to himself He is contemplating if he should kill Duncan
The spring, the head, the fountain of your blood Is stopp’d; the very source of it is stopp’d. 2.3 Your father is dead http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_10.html This is Macbeth talking to Malcolm and Donalbain He is worried and he is responding to everyone’s questions in weird, poetic answers
Let every soldier hew him down a bougt And bear’t before him: thereby shall we shadow The numbers of our host and make discovery. 5.3 Tell every soldier to break off a branch and hold it in front of him. That way we can conceal how many of us there are, and Macbeth’s spies will give him inaccurate reports. http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_196.html This is Malcolm talking to his soldiers This is showing Malcolm’s ability and devotion to lead an army. It is also ironic because they are in Burnham woods and if they brake off branches from it then, technically, Burnham woods would be movie on Dunsinane.
Thou wast born of women 5.7 You were born from a woman. http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_208.html This is Macbeth talking to the Young Siward This shows how Macbeth wasn’t afraid of being killed by the Young Siward because he was born from a women, and the witches said that anyone that was born from a women could not harm him.
We hear our bloody cousins are bestowedIn England and in Ireland, not confessingTheir cruel parricide. 3.1 We hear that the princes, those murderers, have hidden in England and Ireland. They haven’t confessed to cruelly murdering their own father http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_84.html This is Macbeth to Banquo In this scene, Macbeth is talking to Banquo about the murder. He is trying to cover himself up by blaming it on the two princes, Malcolm and Donalbain. This is a good idea because they left just after the murder, making them likely suspects.
If you shall cleave to my consent, when ’tis,It shall make honor for you. 2.1 If you stick with me, when the time comes, there will be something in it for you. http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_50.html This is Macbeth talking to Banquo In this scene, Macbeth is almost convincing Banquo to come on his side, yet he isn’t at the same time
We will proceed no further in this business.He hath honored me of late. 1.7 We can’t go on with this plan. The king has just honored me. http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_42.html This is Macbeth talking to Lady MacbethMacbeth is showing some sympathy in this scene when is talking about killing Duncan to Lady Macbeth and he is saying that it isn’t a good idea

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