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Enter Seyton, with the King's Truncheon, and a
GENTLEMAN, with his Armour. Macb Throw physic to the dogs, I'll none of it Give me my staff:Seyton, send out:-Doctor, the thanes fly from me: If thou could'st, doctor, cast The water of my land, find her disease, And jurge it to a sound and pristine health, I would applaud thee to the very echo, That should applaud again. What rhubarb, senna, or what purgative drug, Would scour these Englislı hence? -Hearest thou of
then ? Phy. Ay, my good lord, your royal preparation Makes us hear something.
Macb. Bring it aster me.-
(Flourish of Trumpets and Drums.-Exeuni,
Birnam Forest. A March.
Enter MALCOLM, SIWARD, MACDUFF, Lexox,
Rosse, and SOLDIERS.
Macd. We doubt it nothing.
Mal. Let every soldier hew him down a bough,
Len. It shall be done.
Rosse. We learn no other, but the confident tyrant
Macd. "Tis his main hope :
Siw. Let our just censures
Macd. The time approaches,
[March.--Exeunt into the Wood.
The Ramparts of the Castle at Dunsinane.
Flourish of Trumpets and Drums.
Macb. Hang out our banners on the outward walls ; The
cry is still, “ They come:" Our castle's strength Will laugh a siege to scorn: here let them lie, Till famine, and the
up: Were they not forced with those that should be ours, We might have met them dareful, beard to beard, And beat them backward home.
[4 Cry within of Women. What is that noise ?
ague, eat them
Sey. It is the
cry of women, good my lord.
[Erit SEYTON Miuch. I have almost forgot the taste of fears ; The time has been my senses would have coold To hear a night-slıriek · and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse, and stir As lile were in't: I have supped full with horrors; Direness, familiar to my slaught'rous thoughts, Cannot once start me.
Enter SEYTOX. Wherefore was that cry?
Scy. The queen, hy lord, is dead.
Nlach. She should have died hereafter; There would have been a time for such a word. To-morrow, and to-morrow', and-to-morrow Creeps in this petty race from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle ! Life's but a waliing shadow; a poor player, That struts and frets his hour
Enter FIRST OFFICER.
1 Off. Gracious, my lord, I should report that which, I say, I saw, But know not how to do't.
Macb. Well, say, sir.
the hill, I look'd toward Birnam, and anon, methought, The wood began to move.
Macb. Liar and slave ! 1 Off. Let me endure your wrath, if 't be not se;
Within this three mile you may see it coming ;
Macb. If thou speak’st false,
(Flourish of Trumpets and Drums.Exeunt.
A Plain before the Castle at Dunsinanc.
Flourish of Trumpets and Drums.
MALCOLM, SIWARD, MACDUFF, Lenox, and SOL
DIERS, with Boughs, discovered.
Siw. Do we but find the tyrant's power to-night, Let us be beaten if we cannot fight. Macd. Make all our trumpe's speak: give them
all breath, Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.
A Court in the Castle at Dunsinane.
Enter MACBETH. Macb. They have tied me to a stake; I cannot fly, But, bear-like, I must fight the course. -What's hie, That was not born of woman? Such a one Am I to fear, or none.
Enter Macduff and Soldiers.
Macd. That way the noise is :-Tyrant, show thy
If thou be'st slain, and with no stroke of mine,