MACBETH EXAM QUOTES

“But all’s too weak/ for brave Macbeth…like Valour’s minion carved out his passage” Valour, Macbeth, Act 1
“Stars, hide your fires,/ let not light see my black and deep desires” Stars, Macbeth
“My dearest partner of greatness” and “Unsex me here” and “take my milk for gall” Lady Macbeth, 3 short quotes
“Look like th’innocent flower,/ but be the serpent under’t.” Serpent, The Macbeths
“His virtues/ will plead like angels,” Duncan, virtues
“Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums/ and dashed the brains out” Lady Macbeth, graphic imagery
“There’s husbandry in heaven” Banquo, heaven
“To you they have showed some truth/ I think not of them;” Banquo and Macbeth
“Is this a dagger which I see before me,/ the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee:/ I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.” Dagger
“But wherefore could I not pronounce ‘Amen’?/ I had most need of blessing and ‘Amen'” Religion, blessing
“A little water clears us of this deed” (L.M.) and “Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood/ clean from my hand?” (M.) Water, the Macbeths
“He hath a wisdom that doth guide his valour” (M. about B.) Banquo, wisdom
“Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour” Honor and Macbeth
“Out, damned spot! Out, I say! One, two… Hell is murky.” Lady Macbeth, spot
“Make our faces vizards to our hearts” Appearance vs reality, faces
“Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day…with thy bloody and invisible hand” Scarf up, bloody hand

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