Ms. Yates Macbeth Lines

Act 1 Scene 1 Lines 10-11″Fair is foul, and foul is fair.Hover through the fog and filthy air.” Witches to themselvesIt’s the idea of the opposites. We will eventually understand that what appears to be is not.
Act 1 Scene 3 Line 39″So foul and fair a day I have not seen.” Macbeth to Banquo.It’s been a fair day because they won the battle but it’s been a foul day because of the weather.
Act 1 Scene 3 Lines 147-148″Come what come may,Time and the hour runs through the roughest day.” Macbeth. Aside. To himself. He won’t kill the king. He’ll just let what happens happen.
Act 1 Scene 5 Lines 15-17″It is too full o’ th’ milk of human kindnessTo catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great,Art not without ambition, but without” Lady Macbeth to herself.She’s afraid that his natural feeling of loyalty will prevent him from what he needs to do.
Act 1 Scene 5 Lines 37-40″The raven himself is hoarseThat croaks the fatal enterance of DuncanUnder my battlements. Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here,And fill me, from the crown to the toe, top-full” Lady Macbeth to herself. It’s going to be fatal for Duncan to come to her house. She asks the devil to unsex her and make her strong.
Act 1 Scene 5 Line 71″Leave all the rest to me.” Lady Macbeth to Macbeth.She tells Macbeth that he needs to act normal or things will seem suspicious and that he needs to leave all the planning up to her.
Act 1 Scene 7 Lines 1-2″It it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere wellIt were done quickly” Macbeth to himself.He wants to get done with killing Duncan as soon as possible.
Act 1 Scene 7 Line 82″False face must hide what the false heart doth know.” Macbeth to Lady Macbeth.He needs to hide his feelings, hide what he’s about to do, even though his guilt is crushing him.
Act 2 Scene 1 Lines 62-64″I go, and it is done: the bell invites me.Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knellThat summons three to heaven, or to hell.” Macbeth to himself.He’s about to go and kill Duncan. He say’s that Duncan will either go to heaven or hell.
Act 2 Scene 2 Lines 12-13″He could not miss ’em. Had he not resembledMy father as he slept, I had done’t.” Lady Macbeth to herself.She would have kill Duncan herself had he not looked like her father.
Act 2 Scene 2 Lines 34-35″Methought I heard a voice cry ‘sleep no more!Macbeth does murder sleep’- the innocent sleep” Macbeth to Lady Macbeth.Macbeth isn’t going to be able to sleep anymore.
Act 2 Scene 2 Line 66″A little water clears us of this deed” Lady Macbeth to MacbethOnce they wash their hands of the blood, they will be revealed of the crime.
Act 2 Scene 2 Line 73″Wake Duncan with thy knocking! I would thou couldst!” Macbeth to himself.There is a knocking at the door and Macbeth wishes that the knocking would wake up Duncan but it can’t because he’s dead.
Act 2 Scene 3 Lines 102-103″Who can we wise, amazed, temp’rate and furious,Loyal and neutral, in a moment? No man.” Macbeth talking to everybody in the hallway.Macbeth says that he killed the two guards because he could not control his anger that they “killed Duncan.”
Act 2 Scene 3 Lines 139-140″But shift away. There’s warrant in that theft.Which steals itself when there’s no mercy left.” Malcolm to DonThey don’t want to be in any trouble because somebody may come for them since somebody went for their father, Duncan.
Act 3 Scene 2 Lines 4-7″Nought’s had, all’s spent,Where out desire is got without content:’Tis safer to be that which we destroyThan by destruction dwell in doubtful joy.” Lady Macbeth to herself.What should thought would bring her happiness and joy hasn’t. What her actions have done have led her to opposite feelings.
Act 3 Scene 2 Line 37″O, full of scorpions in my mind, dear wife!Thou know’st that Banquo, and his Fleance, lives.? Macbeth to Lady Macbeth.Macbeth means that he will not sleep as long as Banquo and Fleance live.
Act 3 Scene 4 Lines 52-53″Sit, worthy friends. My Lord is often thus, and hath been form his youth.” Lady Macbeth to table guests.Macbeth is talking crazy to Banquo’s ghost, so Lady Macbeth is trying to say that Macbeth has had problems like this since he was a child.
Act 3 Scene 4 Line 123″It will have blood, they say: blood will have blood.” Macbeth to Lady Macbeth.Revenge will happen.
Act 3 Scene 4 Lines 137-139″Stepped in so far that, should I wade no more,Returning were as tedious as go o’er.Strange things I have in head that will to hand” Macbeth to himself and Lady Macbeth.He’s gone so far now that there really is no turning back.
Act 4 Scene 1 Lines 20-21″Double, double, toil and trouble:Fire burn and caldron bubble.” Witches to themselves.Their little witch chant.
Act 4 Scene 1 Lines 37-38″Cool it with baboon’s blood,Then the charm is firm and good.” Witches say it to each other. They cool their charm with baboon’s blood to make it firm and good.
Act 4 Scene 1 Lines 44-45″By pricking of my thumbs,Something wicked this way comes” Second witch to other witches.Saying that Macbeth is coming.
Act 4 Scene 2 Lines 3-4″He had none:His flight was madness. When our actions do not, Our fears do make us traitors.” Lady Macduff to Ross.Even when we’re free of treason our fears make us traitors.
Act 4 Scene 3 Lines 216-217″He has no children. All my pretty ones?Did you say all? O hell-kite! All?” Macduff to Ross and Malcolm. Macbeth has no children, and he killed all of Macduff’s.
Act 4 Scene 3 Line 240″The night is long that never finds the day.” Malcolm to Macduff and Ross. The night will turn to morning and they should keep going.
Act 5 Scene 1 Line 32-35″Out damned spot. Out, I say! One: two: why,then tis’ time to do’t. Hell is murky. Fie, my Lord, fie! A soldier and afread? What need we fear who knows it when none can call our pow’r to accompt?Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him?” She is trying to wash the blood from her hands. The two grooms are drunk and it is time to kill Duncan. She is in Hell. How can you be such a good soldier and be afraid of this? No one will accuse them. They have too much power. There was so much blood which was not anticipated.
Act 5 Scene 1 Lines 37-38″The Thane of Fife had a wife. Where is she now? Where, will there hands ne’er be clean?” Lady Macbeth to herself.Talking about the Thane of Fife. She smells the blood, too.
Act 5 Scene 3 Lines 24-26″I must not look to have; but, in their breath,Which the poor heart would fain destiny, and dare not. Seyton!” Macbeth to himself.Macbeth wants his armor on now and calls onto Seyton for it.
Act 5 Scene 5 Lines 17-28″She should have died hereafterThere would have been a time for such a wordTomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrowCreeps in this petty pace from day to dayTo the last syllable of recorded timeAnd all our yesterdays have lighted foolsThe way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor playerThat struts and frets upon his hour upon the stageAnd then is heard no more, it is a tailTold by an idiot, full of sound and furySignifying nothing.” Macbeth to himself.She should have died later when he had time to grieve. Tomorrow follows tomorrow to the last syllable of written history. Our entire past has lighted the way for fools down a path to a dusty death. Burn out short candle of life. Life is like an actor on stage briefly then gone. Life is a story by a fool full of noise and rage with no meaning.
Act 5 Scene 5 Lines 49-53″I ‘gin to be aweary of the sun,And wish th’ estate o’ th’ world were now undone.Ring the alarum bell! Blow wind, come wrack!At least we’ll die with harness on our back.” Macbeth to himself.He’s tired and he’s going to fight.
Act 5 Scene 8 Lines 12-13″I bear a charmed life, which much not yieldTo one of woman born.” Macbeth to Macduff. He’s telling Macduff that he is wasting his time.
Act 5 Scene 8 Lines 15-16″Tell thee, Macduff was from his mother’s womb,Untimely ripped.” Macduff to Macbeth.He means that he wasn’t literally born.
Act 5 Scene 8 Lines 33-34″I throw my warlike shield. Lay on, Macduff;And damned be him that first cries ‘Hold, enough!'” Macbeth to Macduff.Macbeth says that he will put up his shield and fight Macduff. Damned be the first who cries to stop.
Act 5 Scene 8 Lines 48-49″Why then, God’s solider be he!Had I as many sons as I have hairs, I would not wish them to a fairer death:And so his knell is knolled.” Siward to Ross and Malcolm.He admirers his son for fighting and dying the way he died.

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