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1  Boundless intemperance In nature is a tyranny; it hath been Th untimely emptying of the happy throne, And fall of many kings.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT IV
2  Tis call'd the evil: A most miraculous work in this good king; Which often, since my here-remain in England, I have seen him do.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT IV
3  I'll charm the air to give a sound, While you perform your antic round; That this great king may kindly say, Our duties did his welcome pay.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT IV
4  That now Sweno, the Norways' king, craves composition; Nor would we deign him burial of his men Till he disbursed at Saint Colme's Inch Ten thousand dollars to our general use.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT I
5  This avarice Sticks deeper; grows with more pernicious root Than summer-seeming lust; and it hath been The sword of our slain kings: yet do not fear; Scotland hath foisons to fill up your will, Of your mere own.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT IV
6  Thou hast it now, King, Cawdor, Glamis, all, As the Weird Women promis'd; and, I fear, Thou play'dst most foully for't; yet it was said It should not stand in thy posterity; But that myself should be the root and father Of many kings.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT III
7  He chid the sisters When first they put the name of king upon me, And bade them speak to him; then, prophet-like, They hail'd him father to a line of kings: Upon my head they plac'd a fruitless crown, And put a barren sceptre in my gripe, Thence to be wrench'd with an unlineal hand, No son of mine succeeding.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT III
8  He chid the sisters When first they put the name of king upon me, And bade them speak to him; then, prophet-like, They hail'd him father to a line of kings: Upon my head they plac'd a fruitless crown, And put a barren sceptre in my gripe, Thence to be wrench'd with an unlineal hand, No son of mine succeeding.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT III
9  With this there grows In my most ill-compos'd affection such A staunchless avarice, that, were I king, I should cut off the nobles for their lands; Desire his jewels, and this other's house: And my more-having would be as a sauce To make me hunger more; that I should forge Quarrels unjust against the good and loyal, Destroying them for wealth.
Macbeth By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT IV