Macbeth quotes and meanings

Disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody execution, like velours minion, (he)carved his passage trill he faced the slave; which ne’er shook hands, nor bade farewell to him, till he unseamed him from the nave to the chops and fixed his head upon our battlements. This scene was after the battle with Norway. The Captain was describing to King Duncan and Malcom, Macbeth bravery and how he cut open and beheaded Macdonwald.. Macbeth chopped his way through to Macdonwald and split him open from his navel to his jawbone and stuck his head on the castle. King Duncan was excited that Macbeth would be crowned Cawdor.
My noble partner you greet with present grace and great prediction of novel having and royal hope that the he seems rapt withal: to me you speak not. If you can look into the seeds of time and tell which grains will grow and which will not, speak then to me who neither beg nor fear your favors or your hate. In this scene (Act 1 scene 3) banquet feels left out because he wants a prophecy too. The three witches told Macbeth that he would become 1. Thane of Glamis, 2 Thane of Cawdor and then 3. Future King.
Were such things here that we do speak about or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reason prisoner. In this scene Act 1 scene 3 Banquo was talking to Macbeth and asking if they were tripping about the prophecies the witches told. “Are we tripping?” We’re these things we’re talking about really here? Or are we both on drugs?
This supernatural soliciting cannot be ill, cannot be good :- if ill why hath it given me earnest of success, commencing in a truth. I am thane of Cawdor: if good why do I yield to that suggestion whose horrid image with unfix my hair, and make my seated heart knock at my ribs. In this scene Act 1 Scene 3 Macbeth was talking to himself. Two of prophecies that the witches told Macbeth came true, so this means that Macbeth becoming king may come true. This can’t be a bad thing but its not good either. The hair on his skin is standing up because Macbeth envisions himself murdering King Duncan for the throne.
Thou shalt be what thou art promised but I do feel thy nature. It is too full of the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way. In this scene Act 1 Scene 5 Lady Macbeth was reading a letter. Lady Macbeth is worried about Macbeth character. she claims Macbeth is too full of the milk of human kindness to take the shortest route to power.
Away and mock the time with fairest show. False face must hide what the false heart doth know. In this Scene Act 1 scene 7, Using her sexual passion toward Macbeth and his fear of being unmanly and coward, Lady Macbeth finally convinced Macbeth to murder King Duncan. Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth to “go and pretend to be a friendly hostess and Hide with a pleasant face her true intentions or her dastardly deeds.
Infirm the purposes. Give me the daggers. The sleeping and the dead are as pictures. Tis the eye of childhood that fears a painted devil. In tis Scene Act 2 Scene 2 , Lady Macbeth is insulting Macbeth. She’s basically berating him because he is scared to bring the bloody daggers back to King Duncan’s chamber. (he should’ve never brung the evidence with him in the first place). Lady Macbeth continues to ridicule Macbeth and say that dead and sleeping people are just like pictures– harmless. She then goes on to say that only children are afraid of scary pictures
Will all the perfumes of Arabia not sweeten this little hand In this scene, Act 5 scene 1, after all of the ill crimes that Lady Macbeth and Macbeth committed. Her consciences is finally catching up to her. She tell the doctor that she have the smell of blood on her hand and not even the perfumes of arabia can conceal the stench of death.
Despair they charm and let the angel whom thou still has served tell thee I was from mothers womb untimely ripped In this scene Act 5 scene 8, Macduff is talking to Macbeth. he tells Macbeth, “Forget about your charm!” and even the evil spirit that Macbeth serve can tell him that Macduff wasn’t born from a woman. He was ripped froths mother womb before she even had the chance to give natural birth. He was born via C-section

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