Macbeth act 1 quotes

“Fair is foul and foul is fair, hover through the fog and filthy air” 3 witches all chanting to themselves
“Till he unseamed him from the nave to th’ chops, and fixed his head upon out battlements” A captain of scotland talking to duncan describing how macbeth killed this traitor shows macbeth is a fierce warrior
“Our bosom interest. Go, pronounce his present death and with his former title greet macbeth” Duncan speaking to ross talking about telling macbeth his mew title
“He was a gentleman on whom I built an absolute trust” Duncan speaking to Malcolm about how he trusted the traitor thane of cawdor shows duncans poor judgement of personality
“That I may pour my spirits in thine ear and chastise with valor of my tongue” Lady macbeth talking to herself about how she will make and provoke macbeth to kill duncan the king
“Come you spirits that tend on moral thoughts, unsex me here…come to my woman’s breasts and take my milk for gall” Lady macbeth talking to god to change to a man so she can kill the kin herself
“Your hand, your tongue. Look like th’ innocent flower’ but be the serpent under’t” Lady macbeth talking to macbeth about how he is going to put on a nice face and then kill the king
“See, see out honored hostess” Duncan talking to lady macbeth irony because he thinks they are honored when they are going to kill duncan
“To prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition which o’erleaps itself” Macbeth talking to himself about how he doesn’t want to kill the king
“And we will not fail. When duncan is asleep (whereto the rather shall his day’s hard journey soundly invite him)..wine and wassail so convice” Lady macbeth talking to macbeth about the plan they have to kill duncan while he is sleeping
“False faith must hide what the false heart doth know” Macbeth speaking to lady macbeth he will fake like he doesn’t know being two faced

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