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Enter Macbeth. Macb. How now, you secret, black, and midnight hags? 7 hat is't you
do? All. A deed without a name. Macb. I conjure you, by that which you profess, lowe'er you come to know it, answer me. Though you untie the winds, and let them fight gainst the churches ; though the yefty waves Confound and swallow navigation up; Chough bladed corn be lodg'd, and trees blown down; Chough castles topple on their warders' heads; Chough palaces and pyramids do flope Cheir heads to their foundations ; though the treasure Df Nature's germins tumble all together, ven till destruction ficken, answer me Co what I ask you.
i Witch. Speak. 2 Witch.'Demand. 3 Witch. We'll answer. i Witch. Say, if thou’dít rather hear it from our mouths, Or from our masters? Macb. Call 'em. Let me see 'em.
i Witch. Pour in sow's blood, that hath eaten ler nine farrow; grease, that's sweaten from the murtherer's gibhet, throw nto the flame.
All. Come high or low : Chyself and office deftly show.
[Thunder. Apparition of an armed Head rises. Macb. Tell me, thou unknown power
i Witch. He knows thy thought. lear his speech, but say thou rought.
App. Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! beware Macduff! Beware the l'hane of Fife-dismiss me--enough. [Defcends.
Macb. Whate'er thou art, for thy good caution, thanks. Chou'st harp'd my fear aright. But one word more
1 Witch. He will not be commanded. Here's another Mere potent than the firit.
Apparition of a bloody Child rises.
App. Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to fcorn
of woman born Shall harm Macbeth.
I'll make assurance double fure,
[Thunder: Apparition of a Child, crowned, with a tree in his hand, rijer
. What is this, That rises like the issue of a king, And wears upon his baby-brow the round And top of sovereignty?
All. Listen, but speak not.
App. Be lion-mettled, proud, and take no care,
[The cauldron finks into the groura. Macb. I will be fatisfy'd. Deny me this, And an eternal curse on you! Let me know, Why sinks that cauldron, and what noise is this.
1 Witch. Shew ! 2 Witch, Shew!
3 Witch. Shew. E. All
. Shew his eyes, and grieve his heart. Come like shadows, so depart. [Eight Kings appear, and pass over in order ; and Banque
the laft, with a glass in his hand. Macb. Thou art too like the spirit of Banquo. Down! Thy crown does fear mine eye-balls
. — And thy air, I Thou other gold-bound brow, is like the first
A third is like the former.-Filthy hags!
1 Witch. Ay, Sir, all this is so. But why
Macb. Came they not by you? - Len. No, indeed, my Lord.
Macb. Infected be the air wherein they ride, And damn'd all those that trust them! I did hear The galloping of horse. Who was’t came by?
Len. 'Tis two or three, my Lord, that bring you word Macduff is fled to England.
Macb. Fled to England ?
Macb. ( Afiile. ] Time, thou anticipat'st my dread exploite.
N°. VII.-KING JOHN.
Act IV. Scene I. A Prifor.
Enter Hubert and Executioners.
Exec. I hope your warrant will bear out the deed.
Hub. Uncleanly scruples ; fear not you ; look to 'kYoung lad, come forth; I have to say with you.
Arth. As little Prince (having so great a title
Hub. Indeed, I have been merrier,
Methinks, no body should be sad but I;
my fault, that I was Geffrey's son!
Hub. If I talk to him, with his innocent prate
Arth. Are you fick, Hubert? You look pale to-day!
Hub. His words do take poffeffion of my bosom.
(Sbewing a paper. How now, foolis rheum,
[ Aside. Turning dispiteous tortire out of door ! I must be brief, lest resolution drop Out at mine eyes in tender womanish tears. Can
you not read it? is it not fair writ?
Hub. Young boy, I muft.
? Hub. And I will. Arth. Have you the heart? When your head did but ake, my
handkerchief about your