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Macbeth

by William Shakespeare

Act 5, Scene 6 Easiest-to-Read Edition

 

 

 

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Macbeth Act 5, Scene 6



Dunsinane. Before the castle

Drum and colors. Enter MALCOLM, SIWARD,MACDUFF, and their army, with boughs

Drum and colors. Enter MALCOLM, SIWARD,MACDUFF, and their army, with boughs

MALCOLM

Now near enough. Your leafy screens throw down,

And show like those you are.—You, worthy uncle,

like those you are=as you really are

Shall, with my cousin, your right-noble son,

Lead our first battle. Worthy Macduff and we

battle=battalion

Shall take upon ’s what else remains to do,

According to our order.

order=plan of attack

 

MALCOLM

Now near enough. Your leafy screens throw down,

And show like those you are.—You, worthy uncle,

Shall, with my cousin, your right-noble son,

Lead our first battle. Worthy Macduff and we

Shall take upon ’s what else remains to do,

According to our order.

 

SIWARD

Fare you well.

Do we but find the tyrant’s power tonight,

power=forces

Let us be beaten if we cannot fight.

 

SIWARD

Fare you well.

Do we but find the tyrant’s power tonight,

Let us be beaten if we cannot fight.

 

MACDUFF

Make all our trumpets speak; give them all breath,

Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.

harbingers=forerunners

 

MACDUFF

Make all our trumpets speak; give them all breath,

Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.

 

Exeunt

Exeunt

 

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