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First Witch, speaking of her power over a man and his ship

"Though his bark cannot be lost, yet it shall be tempest-tost,"


Macbeth, unknowingly echoing what the Witches had said in the first scene

"So foul and fair a day I have not seen,"


Banquo, describing his first look at the witches

"What are these, so withered, and so wild in their attire, that look not like the inhabitants o'th'earth,"


Banquo, confused by the witches appearence

"You should be women, and yet your beards forbid me to interpret that you are so,"


Third Witch, proclaiming that Macbeth shall be king

"All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!"


Banquo, surprised at Macbeth's response

"Good sir, why do you start, and seem to fear things that do sound so fair?"


Third Witch, foretelling Banquo's future

"Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none,"


Macbeth, asking why he has been called Cawdor

"Why do you dress me in borrowed robes?"


Macbeth, talking how the prophecy may have some truth

"Glamis, and Thane of Cawdor! The greatest is behind!"


Banquo, wary of the witches motives

"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 us in deepest consequence,"


Macbeth, thinking of the witches are their motive

"This supernatural soliciting cannot be ill, cannot be good,"


Macbeth, saying he will not interfere with his fate

"If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me, without my stir,"


Banquo, talking of Macbeth's new Cawdor title

"Like our strange garments,"