Macbeth (Google eBook)

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Clarendon Press, 1873
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User Review  - Andrew Reece - Goodreads

My first response to Macbeth was a fairly resounding 'meh'... however this was after being forced to read it for school during my early teens, not exactly a context that you would expect to foster an ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lucy Grant - Goodreads

Interesting and full of deeper meanings. Read full review

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Page 172 - fraught,' ' press'd.' Others, retaining 'stuff'd,' would alter 'stuff' to 'grief,' or 'matter,' or ' slough, ' or freight.' 46. /'// none of it. The omission of the verb adds to the emphasis of the phrase. So Proverbs, i. 25 : ' But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof.
Page 88 - a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Page 8 - Banquo. That trusted home 120 Might yet enkindle you unto the crown, Besides the thane of Cawdor. But 'tis strange: And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray's In deepest consequence. Cousins, a word, I pray you. Macbeth. [Aside] Two truths are told,
Page 89 - the proportion, the due proportion, as in Troilus and Cressida, i. 3. 87: ' The heavens themselves, the planets and this centre, Observe degree, priority and place, Insisture, course, proportion, season, form, Office and custom, in all line of order.
Page 12 - That wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play false, And yet wouldst wrongly win : thou'ldst have, great Glamis, - , That which cries ' Thus thou must do, if thou have it'; And that which rather thou dost fear to do 22 Than wishest should be undone. Hie thee hither,
Page 57 - Doctor. Ay, sir; there are a crew of wretched souls That stay his cure: their malady convinces The great assay of art; but at his touch, Such sanctity hath heaven given his hand, They presently amend. Malcolm. I thank you, doctor. [Exit Doctor. Macduff. What's the disease he means? Malcolm. 'Tis call'd the evil:
Page 25 - Had I but died an hour before this chance, 11 had lived a blessed time; for from this instant There's nothing serious in mortality: All is but toys: renown and grace is dead; The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of. Enter MALCOLM and DONALBAIN.
Page 175 - rouse, intransitive, as in iii. 2. 53. 13. As, as if. Compare King Lear, iii. 4. 15 : ' Is it not as this mouth should tear this hand For lifting food to 't?' For the sense of the passage compare Hamlet, iii. 4. 121: * Your bedded hair, like life in excrements, Starts up, and stands an end.
Page 14 - First Witch. A sailor's wife had chestnuts in her lap, And munch'd, and munch'd, and munch'd. ' Give me,' quoth I: 'Aroint thee, witch!' the rump-fed ronyon cries. Her husband's to Aleppo gone, master o' the Tiger: But in a sieve I'll thither sail, And, like a rat without a tail, i
Page 5 - Posters of the sea and land, Thus do go about, about: Thrice to thine and thrice to mine And thrice again, to make up nine. Peace! the charm's wound up. Enter MACBETH and BANQUO. Macbeth. So foul and fair a day I have not seen.

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