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Macbeth

Act I, Scene 6

Before Macbeth's castle.
 
[Hautboys and torches. Enter DUNCAN, MALCOLM, DONALBAIN, BANQUO, LENNOX, MACDUFF, ROSS, ANGUS, and Attendants]
 
DUNCAN
            ,        ,        ,         ,    oo
      This cas|tle hath | a pleas|ant seat,|
           ,     ,    2        ,         2    ,         ,
      The air | nimbly and | sweetly | recommends | itself
       ,  2       ,          x
      Unto our | gentle | senses.
 
BANQUO
                                           ,         ,
                                  This | guest of | summer,
           ,        ,        ,        ,        ,
      The temp|le-haun|ting bar|let does | approve,
                 ,     ,      ,                 x        ,
      By his / loved mans|ionry,| that the / heaven's breath
         ,    ,            ,         ,        __
      Smells woo/ingly | here: no | jutty | frieze,
       ,               ,         ,         ,           ,
      Buttress,| nor coign | of vant|age, but | this bird
            ,           ,       ,          ,    2      x
      Hath made | his pend|ant bed,| and proc|reant cradle,
              ,           ,           ,     ,             ,
      Where they | must breed,| and haunt:| I have | observed
             x      ,  3   3
      The air is | delicate.
 
[Enter LADY MACBETH]
 
DUNCAN
                                       ,         ,         ,
                                See*| see, our^|honored | hostess:
            ,          ,        ,     ,   ,               ,
      The love | that fol|lows us,| sometime / is our | trouble, (hex with prev)
              ,          ,          ,      ,   2      ,
      Which still | we thank | as love.| Herein I | teach you,
           ,           ,          ,        ,           ,
      How you | shall bid | God^'ild | us for | your pains,
            ,         ,            x
      And thank | us for | your trouble.
 
LADY MACBETH
                                          ,         ,
                                         All our | service,
       ,   2       T     T     T     .    T    T    Tx
      In every | point twice done,| and then done double,
             ,         ,       ,          ,       ,
      Were poor,| and sing|le bus|iness, to | contend
          ,            ,        ,          ,
      Against | those hon|ors deep,| and broad,
             ,          ,   2     ,           ,
      Wherewith | your maj|esty loads | our house:  (tetra with prev)
            ,         ,                ,   ,      ,
      For those | of old,| and the / late dig|nities,
         T    T  T          ,     ,          ,
      Heaped up to | them, we | rest your | hermits.
 
DUNCAN
         ,            ,         ,
      Where's the | Thane of | Cawdor?  \\
            ,           ,         ,          ,       ,       2->
      We coursed | him at | the heels,| and had | a pur||pose
          ,      2    ,       ,         ,      __
      To be | his purvey|or: but | he rides | well,
                  ,     ,      ,     2        ,            ,
      And his / great love |(sharp as his | spur) hath | holp him
        2      ,          x       ,         ,       ,
      To his home | before us:| Fair and | noble | hostess
       ,              ,        ,
      We are | your guest | tonight.
 
LADY MACBETH
                                            ,        x
                                     Your serv|ants ever,
              ,            ,           ,          ,          ,
      Have theirs,| themselves,| and what | is theirs | in compt,
           ,      ,    ,       2         ,           ,
      To make | their aud/it at your | highness' | pleasure,
        ,            ,          ,
      Still to | return | your own.
 
DUNCAN
                                       ,              ,
                                     Give me | your hand:
           ,     ,   2        ,          ,         ,
      Conduct | me to mine^|host. We | love him | highly,
       ,       2     ,   2       ,          ,
      And shall con|tinue our | graces | towards him.
       ,          ,      ,
      By | your leave | hostess. \\
 
[Exeunt]

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