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He hath been in unusual pleasure, and sent forth great largess to your offices

Scene 1
Banquo to Macbeth
Duncan gave Lady Macbeth a diamond proving he is virtuous and has good morals


Is this a dagger which I see before me

Scene 1
Macbeth to himself
He is seeing the dagger he is meant to use to kill Duncan with


I go and it is done; the bell invites me

Scene 1
Macbeth to himself
He takes it as a sign to kill Duncan. Lady Macbeth is ready and the plan is in place


These deed must not be thought After these ways; so, it will make us mad

Scene 2
Lady Macbeth to Macbeth
She is saying that they must not think of the murder as a sin or they'll go crazy with guilt eventually.


Still it cried, "Sleep no more"

Scene 2
Macbeth to Lady Macbeth
The voice said "sleep no more". Glamis hath murdered sleep. The peace had been murdered and disrupted.


Faith, sir, we were carousing till the second cock;

Scene 3
Porter to Macduff
The porter is replying to Macduff's question of what he was doing up so late by replying he was celebrating and drinking until the the cock crowed a second time around 3 am


He did command me to call timely on him; I almost slipp'd the hour

Scene 3
Macduff to Macbeth
Macduff has come for the king and is saying he asked him to come early and he almost missed the time