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SIWARD, Earl of Northumberianul, General of the English
YOUNG SIWARD, his Son.
SEYTON, an Officer attending on Macbeth.
SON TO MACDUFF.
An English Doctor. A Scotch Doctor. Soldier. A Porter. An Old Man.
GENTLEWOMAN, attending on Lady Macbeth.
HECATE, and three Witches.
Lords, Gentlemen, Officers, Soldiers, Murderers,
The Ghost of Banquo, and several other Apparitions.
SCENE-In the end of the Fourth Act, lies in England; through the rest of the Play, in Scotland; and, chiefly, at Macbeth's Castle.
Thunder and lightning. Enter three WITCHES.
1 Witch. When shall we three meet again,
In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
2 Witch. When the hurlyburly's' done,
When the battle's lost and won.
3 Witch. That will be ere set of sun.
1 Witch. Where the place?
Upon the heath:
3 Witch. There to meet with Macbeth.
1 Witch. I come, Graymalkin!
All. Paddock calls:-Anon.
Fair is foul, and foul is fair:
Hover through the fog and filthy air. [WITCHES vanish.
SCENE II.-A Camp near FORES.
Alarum within. Enter KING DUNCAN, MALCOLM, DONALBAIN, LENOX, with ATTENDANTS, meeting a bealing SOLDIER.
Duncan. What bloody man is that? He can report. As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt
The newest state.
This is the sergeant,
Doubtfully it stood;
As two spent swimmers, that do cling together,
Do swarm upon him,) from the western isles
Carv'd out his passage, till he fac'd the slave,
Duncun. O, valiant cousin! worthy gentleman!
Compell'd these skipping Kernes to trust their heels;
With furbish'd arms, and new supplies of men,
Dismay'd not this
Our captains, Macbeth and Banquo?
As sparrows, eagles; or the hare, the lion.
Supplied with light and heavy armed troops.