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Review: Macbeth (The Arden Shakespeare)User Review - Marlin Elina - Goodreads
Lots of stabbing. Read full review
Review: Macbeth (The Arden Shakespeare)User Review - Miranda Parker - Goodreads
Words cannot describe how much I love this play - although it speaks for itself in that my adoration survived over-analysis in GCSE English Read full review
adjective Anglo-Saxon Antony and Cleopatra Banquo blood called castle Compare 1 Henry Compare Antony Compare King Lear Compare Richard Compare The Merchant conjectured Coriolanus Cotgrave Cymbeline death deed derived Dict Donalbain Duncan Dunsinane Dyce emendation enimies Enter MACBETH Exeunt fear Fleance French gives Hamlet hand Hanmer hath haue heaven Hecate Henry IV Holinshed honour Johnson King John King Lear Knocking Lady Macbeth Lady Macduff Lennox lord Malcolm Malone means Measure for Measure Merchant of Venice metaphor Midsummer Night's Dream murder nature noble numbers Othello passage play Pope read quotes Romeo and Juliet Ross sayde scene Scotland Second Witch sense Shakespeare Siward slain sleep speak spelt Steevens strange syllable Tempest thane of Cawdor thee Theobald theyr things thou thought Timon of Athens Troilus and Cressida Twelfth Night verb vnto vpon weird sisters wife Winter's Tale word
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 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