Shakespeare's Macbeth (1911)

9780217990530: Shakespeare's Macbeth (1911)

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: The Tragedy of Macbeth ACT FIRST Scene I A heath. Thunder and lightning. Enter three Witches. First Witch. When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain? Sec. Witch. When the hurlyburly's done, When the battle's lost and won. Third Witch. That will be ere the set of sun. First Witch. Where the place? Sec. Witch. Upon the heath. Third Witch. There to meet with Macbeth. First Witch. I come, Graymalkin. Sec. Witch. Paddock calls: Anon! All. Fair is foul, and foul is fair IO Hover through the fog and filthy air. [Exeunt. Scene II A camp near Forres. Alarum within. Enter Duncan, Malcolm, Donal- BAIN, Lennox, with Attendants, meeting a bleeding Sergeant. Dun. What bloody man is that. He can report, As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt The newest state. Mai. This is the sergeant Who like a good and hardy soldier fought 'Gainst my captivity. Hail, brave friend! Say to the king the knowledge of the broil As thou didst leave it. Ser. Doubtful it stood; As two spent swimmers, that do cling together And choke their art. The merciless Macdonwald— Worthy to be a rebel, for to that 10 The multiplying villanies of nature Do swarm upon him—from the Western Isles Of kerns and gallowglasses is supplied ; And Fortune, on his damned quarrel smiling, Showed like a rebel's wench. But all's too weak: For brave Macbeth—well he deserves that name— Disdaining Fortune, with his brandished steel, Which smoked with bloody execution, Like Valor's minion carved out his passage Till he faced the slave. 20 Which ne'er shook hands, nor bade farewell to him, Till he unseamed him from the nave to the chaps, And fixed his head upon our battlements. Dun. O valiant cousin! worthy gentleman! Ser....

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