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  • Title: Macbeth (Folio 1, 1623)
  • Editor: Anthony Dawson
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-528-5

    Copyright Anthony Dawson. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Anthony Dawson
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    Macbeth (Folio 1, 1623)

    Scena Sexta.
    Drumme and Colours.
    Enter Malcolme, Seyward, Macduffe, and their Army,
    2380with Boughes.
    Mal. Now neere enough:
    Your leauy Skreenes throw downe,
    And shew like those you are: You (worthy Vnkle)
    Shall with my Cosin your right Noble Sonne
    2385Leade our first Battell. Worthy Macduffe, and wee
    Shall take vpon's what else remaines to do,
    According to our order.
    Sey. Fare you well:
    Do we but finde the Tyrants power to night,
    2390Let vs be beaten, if we cannot fight.
    Macd. Make all our Trumpets speak, giue thẽ all breath
    Those clamorous Harbingers of Blood, & Death.
    Alarums continued.