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Macbeth

Act V, Scene 2

The country near Dunsinane.
 
[Drum and colors. Enter MENTEITH, CAITHNESS, ANGUS, LENNOX, and Soldiers]
 
MENTEITH
           ,         x          ,         ,       ,        2->
      The Eng|lish power | is near,| led^on | by Mal||colm,
           ,      ,        ,          ,         ,
      His unc|le Si|ward, and | the good | Macduff.
         ,        ,         ,       2        ,     ,
      Reven|ges burn | in them:| for their dear | causes
        ,              ,         ,          ,       ,
      Would to | the bleed|ing, and | the grim | alarm
          ,         ,    2     ,
      Excite | the mor|tified man.
 
ANGUS
                                        ,        ,
                                  Near Birn|am wood
           2     ,      ,          ,          ,          ,
      Shall we well | meet them,| that way | are they | coming.
 
CAITHNESS
            ,         ,      ,     ,     2       ,
      Who knows | if Don|albain | be with his | brother?
 
LENNOX
           ,        ,      2    ,        ,        ,
      For cert|ain sir,| he is not:| I have | a file
          ,         ,         ,         ,         ,
      Of all | the gent|ry; there | is Si|ward's son,
           ,     ,          ,          ,      ,
      And ma|ny un|rough^youths,| that ev|en now
           ,            ,         ,      2
      Protest | their first | of man|hood.
 
MENTEITH
                                                  ,         ,      ->
                                           What does | the ty||rant.
 
CAITHNESS
        ,      ,   2            ,       ,      ,
      Great | Dunsinane*| he strong|ly fort|ifies:  ??
        ,      2        ,    ,               ,         ,
      Some say* he's | mad: oth/ers, that | lesser | hate him,
           ,        ,   2    ,      ,         ,       2->
      Do call | it val|iant fu|ry, but | for cer||tain
          ,        ,      ,        ,          ,
      He can|not buck|le his | distemp|ered cause
          ,          ,         ,
      Within | the belt | of rule.
 
ANGUS
                                    ,              ,
                                   Now does | he feel
           ,       ,         ,        ,         ,
      His sec|ret murd|ers stick|ing on | his hands,
       ,      ,    2     ,        T    .    T      T
      Now mi|nutely re|volts up|braid his faith-breach:
        ,             ,           ,     ,        ,
      Those he | commands,| move on|ly in | command,
       ,             ,     ,      2       ,         ,
      Nothing | in love:| now does he | feel his | title
        T    T   .  T           ,       ,         ,
      Hang loose about | him, like | a gi|ant's robe
        ,        ,         ,
      Upon | a dwarf|ish thief.
 
MENTEITH
                                ,                 ,
                               Who then | shall blame
            ,         ,      ,       ,          ,
      His pest|ered sens|es to | recoil,| and start,
            ,          ,       ,           ,         ,
      When all | that is | within | him, does | condemn
          ,         ,       ,
      Itself,| for be|ing there.
 
CAITHNESS
                                         ,         ,
                                Well*, march | we on,
           ,      ,   2       ,          ,       ,
      To give | obed|ience, where |'tis tru|ly owed:
        ,            ,   2     ,         ,       ,
      Meet we | the med|icine of | the sick|ly weal,
            ,          ,        ,         ,          ,
      And with | him pour | we in | our count|ry's purge,
        T    T   .  T
      Each drop of us.
 
LENNOX
                           ,         ,        ,
                       Or so | much^as | it needs,
          ,          ,           x           ,           ,
      To dew | the sove|reign flower,| and drown | the weeds:
        ,             ,         ,      ,       oo
      Make we | our march | towards | Birnam.|
 
[Exeunt, marching]

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