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Haue I not reason (Beldams) as you are?Have I not reason, beldams, as you areMac III.v.2
Sawcy, and ouer-bold, how did you dareSaucy and over-bold? How did you dareMac III.v.3
To Trade, and Trafficke with Macbeth,To trade and traffic with MacbethMac III.v.4
In Riddles, and Affaires of death;In riddles and affairs of death,Mac III.v.5
And I the Mistris of your Charmes,And I, the mistress of your charms,Mac III.v.6
The close contriuer of all harmes,The close contriver of all harms,Mac III.v.7
Was neuer call'd to beare my part,Was never called to bear my part,Mac III.v.8
Or shew the glory of our Art?Or show the glory of our art?Mac III.v.9
And which is worse, all you haue doneAnd, which is worse, all you have doneMac III.v.10
Hath bene but for a wayward Sonne,Hath been but for a wayward son,Mac III.v.11
Spightfull, and wrathfull, who (as others do)Spiteful and wrathful, who, as others do,Mac III.v.12
Loues for his owne ends, not for you.Loves for his own ends, not for you.Mac III.v.13
But make amends now: Get you gon,But make amends now: get you gone,Mac III.v.14
And at the pit of AcheronAnd at the pit of AcheronMac III.v.15
Meete me i'th' Morning: thither heMeet me i'the morning. Thither heMac III.v.16
Will come, to know his Destinie.Will come, to know his destiny.Mac III.v.17
Your Vessels, and your Spels prouide,Your vessels and your spells provide,Mac III.v.18
Your Charmes, and euery thing beside;Your charms and everything beside.Mac III.v.19
I am for th' Ayre: This night Ile spendI am for the air; this night I'll spendMac III.v.20
Vnto a dismall, and a Fatall end.Unto a dismal and a fatal end.Mac III.v.21
Great businesse must be wrought ere Noone.Great business must be wrought ere noon.Mac III.v.22
Vpon the Corner of the MooneUpon the corner of the moon:Mac III.v.23
There hangs a vap'rous drop, profound,There hangs a vaporous drop profound;Mac III.v.24
Ile catch it ere it come to ground;I'll catch it ere it come to ground;Mac III.v.25
And that distill'd by Magicke slights,And that distilled by magic sleightsMac III.v.26
Shall raise such Artificiall Sprights,Shall raise such artificial spritesMac III.v.27
As by the strength of their illusion,As by the strength of their illusionMac III.v.28
Shall draw him on to his Confusion.Shall draw him on to his confusion.Mac III.v.29
He shall spurne Fate, scorne Death, and beareHe shall spurn fate, scorn death, and bearMac III.v.30
His hopes 'boue Wisedome, Grace, and Feare:His hopes 'bove wisdom, grace, and fear.Mac III.v.31
And you all know, SecurityAnd you all know securityMac III.v.32
Is Mortals cheefest Enemie.Is mortals' chiefest enemy.Mac III.v.33
Hearke, I am call'd: my little Spirit seeHark! I am called. My little spirit, see,Mac III.v.34
Sits in Foggy cloud, and stayes for me.Sits in a foggy cloud and stays for me.Mac III.v.35
O well done: I commend your paines,O well done! I commend your pains;Mac IV.i.39
And euery one shall share i'th' gaines:And everyone shall share i'the gains.Mac IV.i.40
And now about the Cauldron singAnd now about the cauldron singMac IV.i.41
Like Elues and Fairies in a Ring,Live elves and fairies in a ring,Mac IV.i.42
Inchanting all that you put in.Enchanting all that you put in.Mac IV.i.43
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