Act III, Scene 3
Forres. A park near the palace.
- Enter three Murderers.
- But who did bid thee join with us?
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- He needs not our mistrust, since he delivers
- Our offices, and what we have to do,
- To the direction just.
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- Then stand with us.
- The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day;
- Now spurs the lated traveler apace
- To gain the timely inn, and near approaches
- The subject of our watch.
- Hark, I hear horses.
- Give us a light there, ho!
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- Then ’tis he; the rest
- That are within the note of expectation
- Already are i’ th’ court.
- His horses go about.
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- Almost a mile; but he does usually,
- So all men do, from hence to th’ palace gate
- Make it their walk.
- Enter Banquo, and Fleance with a torch.
- A light, a light!
- ’Tis he.
- Stand to’t.
- It will be rain tonight.
- Let it come down.
- They assault Banquo.
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- O, treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly, fly, fly!
- Thou mayst revenge. O slave!
- Fleance escapes.
- Who did strike out the light?
- Was’t not the way?
- There’s but one down; the son is fled.
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- We have lost
- Best half of our affair.
- Well, let’s away, and say how much is done.