Act V, Scene 6 Dunsinane. Before the castle.

Drum and colours. Enter MALCOLM, SIWARD, MACDUFF, and their Army, with boughs

 

MALCOLM Now near enough: your leafy screens throw down.
And show like those you are. You, worthy uncle,
Shall, with my cousin, your right-noble son,
Lead our first battle: worthy Macduff and we
Shall take upon 's what else remains to do,
According to our order.
SIWARD Fare you well.
Do we but find the tyrant's power to-night,
Let us be beaten, if we cannot fight.
MACDUFF Make all our trumpets speak; give them all breath,
Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.
  [Exeunt]

 

Act V, Scene 7 Another part of the field.Alarums.

Enter MACBETH

 

MACBETH They have tied me to a stake; I cannot fly,
But, bear-like, I must fight the course. What's he
That was not born of woman? Such a one
Am I to fear, or none.
  [Enter YOUNG SIWARD]
YOUNG SIWARD What is thy name?
MACBETH Thou'lt be afraid to hear it.
YOUNG SIWARD No; though thou call'st thyself a hotter name
Than any is in hell.
MACBETH My name's Macbeth.
YOUNG SIWARD The devil himself could not pronounce a title
More hateful to mine ear.
MACBETH No, nor more fearful.
YOUNG SIWARD Thou liest, abhorred tyrant; with my sword
I'll prove the lie thou speak'st.
  [They fight and YOUNG SIWARD is slain]
MACBETH Thou wast born of woman
But swords I smile at, weapons laugh to scorn,
Brandish'd by man that's of a woman born.
  [Exit]
  [Alarums. Enter MACDUFF]
MACDUFF That way the noise is. Tyrant, show thy face!
If thou be'st slain and with no stroke of mine,
My wife and children's ghosts will haunt me still.
I cannot strike at wretched kerns, whose arms
Are hired to bear their staves: either thou, Macbeth,
Or else my sword with an unbatter'd edge
I sheathe again undeeded. There thou shouldst be;
By this great clatter, one of greatest note
Seems bruited. Let me find him, fortune!
And more I beg not.
  [Exit. Alarums]
  [Enter MALCOLM and SIWARD]
SIWARD This way, my lord; the castle's gently render'd:
The tyrant's people on both sides do fight;
The noble thanes do bravely in the war;
The day almost itself professes yours,
And little is to do.
MALCOLM We have met with foes
That strike beside us.
SIWARD Enter, sir, the castle.
  [Exeunt. Alarums]

 

To see other scenes from the show:

Full Text Act III, Scene 3 A park near the palace./Act III, Scene 4 The same. A hall in the palace.
Act I, Scene 1 A desert place./Act I, Scene 2 A camp near Forres. Act III, Scene 5 A heath./Act III, Scene 6 Forres. The palace.
Act I, Scene 3 A heath near Forres. Act IV, Scene 1 A cavern in the middle a boiling cauldron
Act I, Scene 4 Forres. The palace. Act IV, Scene 2 Fife. Macduff's castle.
Act I, Scene 5 Inverness Macbeth's castle. Act IV, Scene 3 England, Before the King's palace.
Act I, Scene 6 Before Macbeth's castle. /Act I, Scene 7 Macbeth's castle. Act V, Scene 1 Dunsinane. Anteroom in the castle.
Act II, Scene 1 Court of Macbeth's castle./Act II, Scene 2 The same. Act V, Scene 2 The country near Dunsinane/Act V, Scene 3 Dunsinane. A room in the castle.
Act II, Scene 3 The same. Act V, Scene 4Country near Birnam wood./Act V, Scene 5 Dunsinane. Within the castle.
Act II, Scene 4 Outside Macbeth's castle. Act V, Scene 6 Dunsinane.  Before the castle./Act V, Scene 7 Another part of the field. 
Act III, Scene 1 Forres. The castle. Act V, Scene 8 Another part of the field.
Act III, Scene 2 The palace.  

 

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