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"Stars,..., Let not....and deep..."

"Stars, hide yours fires, let not light see my black and deep desires."


"I have.... the sides.....,but....which o'erleaps itself...falls..."

"I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itself and falls on th'other."


"I dare do all...;... dares do...."

"I dare do all that may become a man; who dares so more is none."


"Away, and mock the time....,false...heart doth know."

"Away, and mock the time with fairest show, false face must hide what the false heart doth know."


"Is this a...., the handle...?....,....clutch thee."

"Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee."


"Hear it not, Duncan,...that summons....or to hell."

"Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell."


"Methought I heard a...., "Sleep no....:....sleep," the...., sleep that knits...sleeve of care,..., sore labour's bath,..., great nature's second course,'s feast."

"Methought I heard a voice cry, "Sleep no more: Macbeth does murder sleep," the innocent sleep, sleep that knits the ravell'd sleeve of care, the death of each day's life, sore labour's bath, balm of hurts minds, great nature's second course, chief nourisher in life's feast."


"I'll go no more... I have done;.., I dare not."

"I'll go no more. I am afraid to think what I have; look on't again, I dare not."


"Will all great Neptune's...? No: this my hand will rather... incarnadine,...the green one red."

"Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood clean from my hand? No: this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine, making the green one red."


"To....,"twere best not...self."

"To know my deed, "twere best not know my self."


"To be thus..., be safely thus."

"To be thus is nothing, but to be safely thus."


"It is concluded. Banquo,....,....find it out tonight."

"It is concluded. Banquo, thy soul's fight, if it find heaven must find it out tonight."


"And make our faces vizards...,....are."

"And make our faces vizards to our hearts, disguising what they are."


"Thou marvell'st...,....; things bad begun, make strong..."

"Thou marvell'st at my words, but hold thee still; things bad begun, make strong themselves by ill."


"Hence horrible shadow,....hence."

"Hence horrible shadow, Unreal mock'ry hence."


"It will have blood they....blood will...."

"It will have blood they say: blood will have blood."


"From this moment,.... my heart shall be...the firstlings of...."

"From this moment, the very firstlings of my heart shall be the firstlings of my hand."


"Out, out, brief candle,...and frets his hour...It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound....nothing."

"Out,out, brief candle, Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player. That struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is as tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury signifying nothing."


"I bear...not yield....woman born."

"I bear a charmed life which must not yield to one of woman born."