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Fleance, Son to Banquo.
Siward, Earl of Northumberland, General of the English
Young Siward, his Son.
Seyton, an Officer attending on Macbeth.
An English Doctor. A Scotch Doctor.
Gentlewoman attending on Lady Macbeth.
Lords, Gentlemen, Officers, Soldiers, Murderers, Attendants, and Messengers.
The Ghost of Banquo, and feveral 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.
SCENE I. An open Place.
Thunder and Lightning. Enter three WITCHES.
I WITCH. When fhall we three meet again, In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
2 WITCH. When the hurlyburly's done, When the battle's loft and won:
3 WITCH. That will be ere fet of fun.
1 WITCH. Where the place?
2 WITCH. 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 bleeding SOLDIER.
DUN. What bloody man is that? He can report,
MAL. This is the fergeant,
Who, like a good and hardy foldier, fought
SOLD. Doubtfully it stood ;
As two spent swimmers, that do cling together,
And fortune, on his damned quarrel smiling,
Like valour's minion,
Carv'd out his paffage, till he fac'd the flave;
DUN. O, valiant coufin! worthy gentleman!
So from that spring, whence comfort feem'd to come,
DUN. Dismay'd not this