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MACBETH.

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PERSONS REPRESENTED.

DUNCAN, King of Scotland.
MALCOLM,

sons to Duncan. DONALBAIN, Macbeth, General of the King's Army, afterwards

King.
BANQUO, General of the King's Army.
FLEANCE, son to Banquo.
MACDUFF,
LENOX,
Rosse,

Noblemen of Scotland.
ΜΕΝΤΕΤΗ,

, ANGUS, CATHNESS, SIWARD, Earl of Northumberland, General of the

English Forces. Young SIWARD, son to the Earl of Northumberland. Son to Macduff. SEYTON, an officer attending on Macbeth when King. An English Doctor; a Scotch Doctor. A Soldier; a Porter; an old Man.

LADY MACBETH, afterwards Queen.
LADY MACDUFF.
A Gentlewoman, attending on Lady Macbeth when

Queen.
HECATE.
Three Witches.

Lords, Gentlemen, Officers, Soldiers, Murderers,

Attendants, and Messengers.
The Ghost of Banquo, and other Apparitions.

SCENE,- In the end of Act IV. in ENGLAND; through

the rest of the Play in SCOTLAND.

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SCENE I.-An open Place. Thunder and

Lightning

Enter three Witches.

I Witch.
HEN shall we three meet again
In thunder, lightning, or in rain ?
2 Witch. When the hurlyburly's

done,

When the battle's lost and won : 3 Witch. That will be ere the set of sun. I Witch. Where the place? 2 Witch.

Upon the heath : 3 Witch. There to meet with Macbeth. I Witch. I come, Graymalkin!

All, Paddock calls :-anon.--
Fair is foul, and foul is fair :
Hover through the fog and filthy air.

[Witches vanish.

SCENE II.-A Camp near Forres. Alarum

within.

Enter KING DUNCAN, MALCOLM, DONALBAIN, and
LENOX, with Attendants, meeting a bleeding Soldier.
Dun. What bloody man is that? He can

report,
As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt
The newest state.
Mal.

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.
Sold.

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,
The multiplying villanies of nature
Do swarm upon him) from the western isles
Of kernes and gallowglasses is supplied ;
And Fortune, on his damned quarrel smiling,
Show'd like a rebel's whore : but all's too weak:
For brave Macbeth, (well he deserves that

name,) Disdaining Fortune, with his brandish'd steel, Which smoked with bloody execution, Like valour's minion, carved out his passage, Till he faced the slave; And ne'er shook hands, nor bade farewell to

him, Till he unseam'd him from the nave to the chaps, And fix'd his head upon our battlements.

Dun. O, valiant cousin ! worthy gentleman !

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