Act 2

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Act 2
2013-05-14 15:18:31

Macbeth quotes from Act 2
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  1. Macbeth's soliloquy before killing Duncan 
    "Is this a dagger I see before me the handle towards my hand?"
  2. Lady Macbeth's conscience
    "Had he not resembled my father as he slept, I had done't"
  3. Macbeth's guilt when he looks at his bloody hands
    "This is a sorry sight"
  4. Macbeth's guilt, he can't pray
    "I could not say 'Amen' when they did say 'God bless us!.. I had not need of blessing, an 'Amen' stuck in my throat"
  5. Macbeth's guild, feels damned / cursed to never to sleep again
    "Methought I heard a voice cry 'sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep"
  6. Lady Macbeth's advice
    "These deeds must not be thought After these ways; so it will make us mad"
  7. Macbeth's torture
    "Will all great Neptune's oceans wash this Blood Clean from my hand?"
  8. Macduff's horror when he finds Duncan's body
    "Confusion now hath made his masterpiece! Most sacrilegious murder hath broke ope The Lord's anointed temple" 
  9. Macbeth's sorrow
    "Had I dies an hour before this chance I had lived a blessed time"
  10. Banquo commits himself to good
    • "In the great hand of God I stand, and thence Against the undivulg'd pretense I fight Of treasonous malice"