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DUNCAN, King of Scotland.
sons to Duncan. DONALBAIN, Macbeth, General of the King's Army, afterwards
Noblemen of Scotland.
, ANGUS, CATHNESS, SIWARD, Earl of Northumberland, General of the
English Forces. Young SIWARD, son to the Earl of Northumberland. Son to Macduff. SEYTON, an officer attending on Macbeth when King. An English Doctor; a Scotch Doctor. A Soldier; a Porter; an old Man.
LADY MACBETH, afterwards Queen.
Lords, Gentlemen, Officers, Soldiers, Murderers,
Attendants, and Messengers.
SCENE,- In the end of Act IV. in ENGLAND; through
the rest of the Play in SCOTLAND.
SCENE I.-An open Place. Thunder and
Enter three Witches.
When the battle's lost and won : 3 Witch. That will be ere the set of sun. I Witch. Where the place? 2 Witch.
Upon the heath : 3 Witch. There to meet with Macbeth. I Witch. I come, Graymalkin!
All, Paddock calls :-anon.--
SCENE II.-A Camp near Forres. Alarum
Enter KING DUNCAN, MALCOLM, DONALBAIN, and
This is the sergeant,
Doubtful it stood;
name,) Disdaining Fortune, with his brandish'd steel, Which smoked with bloody execution, Like valour's minion, carved out his passage, Till he faced the slave; And ne'er shook hands, nor bade farewell to
him, Till he unseam'd him from the nave to the chaps, And fix'd his head upon our battlements.
Dun. O, valiant cousin ! worthy gentleman !