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Topic: Act 1, Scene 5, Page 3

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Re: Act 1, Scene 5, Page 3

Why would lady macbeth convince Macbeth that they should kill duncan and shell take care of everything?
Why didnt Lady macbeth actually do it herself?
Why didnt she help at all in the murder of Duncan?

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Re: Act 1, Scene 5, Page 3

Great Glamis, worthy Cawdor,
Greater than both, by the all-hail hereafter,
Thy letters have transported me beyond
This ignorant present, and I feel now
The future in the instant.


50    MACBETH
     My dearest love,
Duncan comes here tonight.
MACBETH
LADY MACBETH
     And when goes hence?

MACBETH
Tomorrow, as he purposes.

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LADY MACBETH
     O, never
Shall sun that morrow see!
Your face, my thane, is as a book where men
May read strange matters. To beguile the time,
Look like the time. Bear welcome in your eye,
Your hand, your tongue. Look like th' innocent flower,
But be the serpent under ’t. He that’s coming
Must be provided for; and you shall put
This night’s great business into my dispatch,
Which shall to all our nights and days to come
Give solely sovereign sway and masterdom.
MACBETH
We will speak further.

65    LADY MACBETH
Only look up clear.
To alter favor ever is to fear.
Leave all the rest to me.