Macbeth Act 2 and 3 Quotes

So I lose none in seeking to augment it but still keep my bosom Franchised and allegiance clear, I shall be counseled. Banquo to McBethMcBeth’s asks Banquo to stand by him in the time of need and he agrees as long as if it is not again Scotland
I go, and it is done: the bell invites me. Here at not, Duncan, for it is Nell that summons of thee to heaven or hell Macbeth to Duncan He is on his way to kill Duncan and here’s the bell, calls it a funeral bell letting the audience know that he is going to kill Duncan
I laid there daggers ready; he could not miss em. He had not resembled my father as he slept, I had done’t Lady Macbeth to lady Macbeth She was worried while waiting for McBeth. She fears something went wrong. She said she would do it herself but Duncan looks too much like her father.
Me thought I heard a voice cry, sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep the innocent sleep, sleep that knits up the rave old sleeve of care the death of each days life sore labors bath, balm of l hurt minds, greats natures second course, chief nourished in life’s feast Macbeth to lady MacbethHe is telling lady Macbeth that someone is condemning him and he fears that he won’t get his precious sleep and peace because of that.
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 Macbeth to Macbeth After killing Duncan, he bought the daggers back into the room and lady Macbeth had gone to frame the guards for the murder. Macbeth is realizing what he has done and how he can no longer undo it, and he is saying that there is not enough ocean to wash off the blood of the murder off his hands
My hands are of your color, but I shame to eat a heart so white. Lady Macbeth to Macbeth Lady Macbeth comes back from framing the guards, she is explaining how she is just as guilty as Macbeth but how she is not as scared as him
A little water clears us of this deed; how easy it is then Lady Macbeth to MacbethShe is telling him all he has to do is wash his hands to get rid of the blood and it gets rid of the evidence of the deed. And clears him from the murder
Here’s a knocking indeed! If a man were porter of hell gate, he should have old turning the key. Porter to porter He is pretending to be the gate keeper to hell which is ironic because…
Had I buy died and hour before this chance, I had lived a blessed time: for from this instant there’s nothing serious in mortality: Macbeth to everyone After Macbeth had publicly seen Duncan’s dead body, he wishes he had died before this happened because he would have died happy and now the world is worst
The daggers in men’s smiles; the best in blood, the nearer bloody Donalbe to Malcolm After they hear about the death of their father, they fear that someone there is after them
On Tuesday last a falcon, tow’ring in her pride of place, was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed Old man to Ross Things weren’t right in the world because the nature was wrong telling them that something is wrong
He is already named, and gone to Scone to be invested Macduff to Ross Macbeth is named king and is on his way to be crowned
Lest our old robes sit easier than our new Macduff to Ross He is worried that Macbeth is going to be a harsher King than Duncan was
Thou hast it now king, Cawdor, Glamis, all as the weird woman promised, and I fear thou played’st most foully for it Banquo to banquoAfter reviewing the witches prophesies he is suspicious that Macbeth has done something foul to become the King of Scotland
… He child the sisters, when first they put the mane of King upon me, and bade them speak to him; then prophet like they hailed him father to a line of kings Macbeth to Macbeth He is remembering meeting with the witches and how they predicted how banquos sons would be King
For Banquos issue have I filed my mind; from them the gracious Duncan have I murdered, put rancors in the vessels of my peace only from them, and mine internal jewel given to the common enemy of men to make them king Macbeth to MacbethHe is reviewing what the witches had told him and he is fearing that Banquos sons are the only ones benefiting from the murder and that he won’t get anything out of it.
It’s is concluded. Banquo, thy soul’s flight, if it find heaven, must find it out tonight Macbeth to banquo After Macbeth decided to hire murderers to kill banquo and Fleance, he is explaining how banquo will die and God will be the Judge of where he goes.
Naughts had, all’s spent, where our desire is got without content. Tis after to be that which we destroy than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy Lady Macbeth to lady Macbeth Exposing her inner most thoughts that being queen is not what she thought it would be, she isn’t enjoying it, she’d rather be Duncan than feel they way she does.
.. Come on. Gentle my lord, sleek o’ER your rugged looks; be bright and jovial among your quests tonight Lady Macbeth to Macbeth She thinks that Macbeth is showing his uneasiness making him seem guilty, she is trying to prep him so that the guests won’t thing he is hiding something
Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck, till thou applaud the deed Macbeth to lady MacbethHe had just hinted at what he had done, but he wants to keep it from her so he can protect her from the secret and there won’t be anyone else that knows
O treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly, fly, fly! Thou mayst revenge. O slave! Banquo to Fleance Banquo is being murdered, he wants his son to escape and be safe so he can have revenge for his death
There’s but one down; the son is fled Murder to murder The murderers had just killed banquo and realized that Fleance had gotten away
Thou canst not say I did it. Never shake they gory locks at me Macbeth to banquos ghost At the banquet, Macbeth finds out that the murderers had killed banquo and his son escaped. He starts hallucinating seeing banquos ghost and starts shouting at it. The guests think he is crazy and suspect that he is seeing the ghost of Duncan. They conclude that Macbeth must have killed Duncan if he is seeing his ghost
… I am blood stepping in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er Macbeth to lady Macbeth After guests leave he is deciding if he should continue with what he is doing. He decides that he has already killed so many people that he should just keep going
He shall spurn fate, scorn death, beat his hopes ‘hove wisdom, grace, and fear; and you all know security is mortals’ chiefest enemy Heckot to witches He is upset that the witches told Macbeth is prophesy without her consent. She explains how when he is over confident is when it will be his down fall
Whom, you may say Fleance killed, for Fleance fled. Lennox to lord they are suspicious of Fleance because they think that it was fleance that killed his own father because he fled because it makes sense to think that he would kill to get the throne.
How it did grieve Macbeth! Did he not straight, in pious rage, the two delinquents test, that were the slaves of drink and thralls of sleep? Was not that nobly done? Ay, and wisely too! Lennox to lord Lennox is questioning Macbeth intent to kill time the guards to seem like he is a hero although he just wanted to kill them to keep them from saying anythign
… And this report hath so exasperate the king that he prepares for some attempt of war Lord to Lennox He is telling Lennox they Macbeth is preparing to fight macduff and the other rebels trying to claim their throne

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