Imagens das páginas

ji. 30.

111. V. 24.

iv. 40

PRETEND, intend ; II. iv. 34.

REMEMBRANCE, quadrisyllabic; III. PROBATION ; “passed in p. with you,'

proved, passing them in detail, one REMEMBRANCER, reminder; III. iv. 37. by one ; III. i. 80.

REMORSE, pity; I. v 45. PROFOUND. having,

hidden REQUIRE, ask her to give; !II. iv. 6.

RESOLVE YOURSELVES, decide, nake therefore ready to fall" (Clar. Pr.); up your minds; III. i. 138.

Rest, remain ; 1. vi. 20. PROOF, proved armour; I. ii. 54.

, give rest; IV. iii. 227. PROPER, fine, excellent (used ironi. RETURN, give back, render; I. vi. cally); III. iv. 60.

28. PROTEST, show publicly, proclaim; | RONYON, a term of contempt; I. iii. 6. V. ii. 11.

Roof'd, gathered under one roof; III. PURGED, cleansed ; III. iv. 76. PURVEYOR, an officer of the king sent Roomgloomy: foggy; (Jennens,

and his retinue, as the harbinger pro- Round circlet, crown ; I. v. 29.

vided lodging ; I. vi. 22. Push, attack, onset ; V. iii. 20.

" ,

i “r. and top of sovereignty," i.c. Put on, set on, (?) set to work; IV. sovereign power"; IV. i. 87.

iii. 239.


i. 134.

dance in a circle ; IV. i. 130. Put UPON, falsely attribute; I. vii. RUBs, hindrances, impediments ; III. 70.

RUMP-FED, well-fed, pampered ; I. iii. QUARRY, a heap of slaughtered game; 6.

IV. iii. 206. Quell, murder;

SAFE TOWARD, with a sure regard to; QUIET ;. "at q.", in quiet, at peace; II. iii. 18.

SAG, droop, sink; V. iii. 10.

SAINT COLME's INCH, the island of RAVELL'D, tangled ; II. ii.


Columba, now Inchcolm, in the Firth Ravin'd, ravenous; IV. i. 24.

of Forth; 1. ii. 61. RAVIN UP,

devour greedily'; II. iv. | Saucy, insolent, importunate ; () pun28.

gent, sharp, gnawing (Koppel); III. Rawness, hurry; IV. iii

. 26. READINESS; manly r;”, complete Say to, tell ; I. ii. 6.

clothing (opposed to "naked frail- 'SCAPED, escaped ; III. iv. 20. ties "); II. iii. 139.

SCARF Up, blindfold ; III. ii. 47. Receipt, receptacle; I. vii. 66. Scone, the ancient coronation place of Received, believed; I. vii.74.

the kings of Scotland; II. iv. 31. Recoil, swerve; IV. iii. 19.

Scotch'D; cut with shallow in'to r.", for recoiling ;..V. ii. 23. cisions" (Theobald's emendation of RELATION, narrative; IV. iii. 173. Ff., “scorch'd"); III. ii. 13. RELATIONS, “the connection of effects SEASON, seasoning ; !II. iv. 141. with causes" ; III. iv. 124.

SEAT, situation ; I. vi. 1. RELISH, smack; IV. iii. 95.

SEATED, fixed firmly ; I. ii. 136.

: 1. vii. 72.

I. iv. 27.

iv. 25

SECURITY, confidence, consciousness of SHUT UP, enclosed, enveloped; 11. i. 16.

security, carelessness; III. v. 32. SICKEN, be surfeited; IV. i. 60. SEELING, blinding. (originally a term of SIGHTLESS, invisible; 1. vii. 23. falconry); III. ii. 46.

SIGHTS; Collier MS. and Singer SEEMS; * that S.

to speak things MS. "Aights"; Grant White strange," i.e. " whose appearance

"sprites"; IV. i. 155. corresponds with the strangeness of SINEL, Macbeth's father, according to his message", (Clar. Pr:); Johnson Holinshed ; I. ii. 21. conj. “teems"; Collier MS., "comes,' SINGLE, individual ; 1. iii. 140. etc.); I. ii. 47.

-, simple, small; I. vi. 16. SELF-ABUSE, self-delusion; !11. iv. 142. SIRRAH, used in addressing an inferior; SELF-COMPARISONS, measuring himself here used playfully; IV. ii. 30. with the other; I. ii. 55.

SKIRR, scour ; V. ii. 35. SELFSAME, very same; I. iii. 88. SLAB, thick, glutinous ; IV. i. 32. SENNET, a set of notes on trumpet or SLEAVE, sleave-silk, floss silk; II. ii. 37. cornet; III. i. 10-11.

SLEEK O'ER, smooth ; III. ii. 27. SE'NNIGHTS, seven nights, weeks; I. SLEIGHTS, feats of dexterity;III. v. 26. iii. 22.

SLIPP'd, let slip; II. iii. 52. SENSIBLE, perceptible, tangible; II. SLIVER'D, slipped off; IV. i. 28. i. 36.

SMACK, have the taste, savour; I. ii. 44. SERGEANT (trisyllabic); I. ii. 3. So, like grace, gracious ; IV. iii. 24. SET FORTH, shewed; I. iv. 6.

So well, as well; I. ii. 43. SETTLED, determined ; I. vii. 79: SOLE, alone, mere; IV. iii. 12. SEWER, one who tasted each dish to SOLEMN, ceremonious, formal; III. i. prove there was no poison in it; I.

14. vii. (direct.).

SOLICITING, inciting ; I. ii. 130. SHAG · EAR'D, having hairy ears ; SOLICITS, entreats, moves by prayer;

(Steevens conj., adopted by Singer (ed. 2) and Hudson, "shag-haird"); SOMETHING, some distance; III. i. İv. ii. 83.

132. SHALL, will; II. I. 29.

SOMETIME, sometimes; I. vi. 11.
I shall; IV. ii. 23.

SORELY, heavily ; V. i. 59.
SHAME, am ashamed ; 11. ii. 64. SORRIEST, saddest; III. ii. 9.
SHARD-BORNE, borne by scaly wing. SORRY, sad ; II. ii. 20.

cases; (Davenant, “sharp-brow'd"; SPEAK, bespeak, proclaim; IV. iii. 159. Daniel conj. "sharn-bode"; Upton SPECULATION, intelligence; III. iv. 95.

conj. "sharn-born"); III. ii. SPEED; “had the s. of him," has outShift, steal, quietly get ; II. iii. 151. stripped him ; I. v. 36. SHIPMAN'S CARD, the card of the com- SPONGY, imbibing like a sponge; I.

pass; I. iii. ry. SHOUGH, a kind of shaggy dog ; (Ff., SPRING, source; I. ii. 27. Showghes"; Capell, shocks"); SPRITES, spirits; IV. i. 127.

Spy, v. Note; III. i. 130. SHOULD BE, appear to be ; 1. iii. 45. STABLENESS, constancy; IV. iii. 92. Show, dumb-show ; IV. i. 111•112. STAFF, lance ; V. iii. 48. Show, appear; I. iii. 54.

STAMP, stamped coin ; IV. iii. 153.

IV. iii. 149.


vii. 71.

III. i. 94.

STANCHLESS, insatiable; IV. ii. 78. TEMPERANCE, moderation, self-reSTAND, remain ; III. i. 4.

straint; IV. iii. 92. STAND NOT UPON, do not be particular TENDING, tendance, attendance; I. v. about; III. iv. 119.

38. STATE, chair of State ; III. iv. 5. Tend on, wait on; I. v. 42. STATE OF HONOUR, noble rank, condi- THAT, so that ; I. ii. 58. tion; IV. ii. 66.

That; “to th", to that end, for that Stay, wait for ; IV. iii. 142.

purpose; I. ii. 10. Stays, waits ; 111. v. 35:.

III. iii. 7.

V. iii. 44

THEREWITHAL, therewith; III. i. 34. STICKING-PLACE, i.e. the place in THIRST, desire to drink; III. iv. 91.

which the peg of a stringed instru. THOUGHT; "upon a th.”, in as small ment remains fast; the proper degree an interval as one can think a of tension"; 1. vii. 60.

thought; III. iv. 55. Stir, stirring, moving; I. iii. 144:

being borne in mind; III. i. 132. STOREHOUSE, place of burial; II. iv. 34. THRALLS, slaves, bondmen; III. vi. 13. STRANGE, new ; I. iii. 145.

THREAT, threaten ; II. i. 60. s. and self-abuse," i.e. (?)", Till That, till; I. ii. 54. abuse of others and myself”; III. iv. TIMELY, betimes, early; 11. iii. 51. 142.

to gain the t. inn," opportune; STRANGELY. VISITED, afflicted with

strange diseases; IV. ii. 150. TITLES, possessions; IV. ii. 7. STUFF'D, crammed, full to bursting ; To, in addition to ; 1. vi. 19.

, according to ; III. iii. 4. SUBSTANCES, forms; I. v. 50.

, compared to ; III. iv. 64. SUDDEN, violent; IV. iii. 59.

, for, as; IV. iii. 10. SUFFER, perish ; III. ii. 16.

linked with, "prisoner to"; III. SUFFERING; "our s. country," i.e. our

country suffering ; III. vi. 48. Top, overtop, surpass; IV. iii. 57. SUGGESTION, temptation, incitement ; Top-FU full to the top, brimful ; I.

V. 43. SUMMER-SEEMING, "appearing like Touch, affection, feeling; IV. ii. 9.

summer; seeming to be the effect Touch'd, injured, hurt; IV. iii. 14. of a transitory and short-lived heat | TOWERING,, turning about, soaring, of the blood" (Schmidt); (Warbur- flying high (a term of falconry); 19. ton, summer-teeming" ; Johnson,

fume, or seething," &c.), IV. iii, 86. TRACE, follow ; IV. i. 153. SUNDRY, various; IV. üi. 48.

TRAINS, artifices, devices; IV. ii. 118. SURCEASE, cessation; I. vii.

TRAMMEL UP, entangle as in a net ; I. SURVEYING, noticing, perceiving ; I. ii. 31.

TRANSPORT, convey; IV. iii. 181. SWAY BY, am directed by; V. iii. 9. TRANSPOSE, change ; IV. iii. 21. SWEARS, swears allegiance; IV. ii. 47. TREBLE SCEPTRES, symbolical of the

three kingdoms-England, Scotland, Taint, be infected ; V. ii. 3.

and Ireland ; IV. i. 121. TAKING-OFF, murder, death ; I. vii. 20. TRIFLED, made trifling, made to sink TEEMS, teems with; IV. iii. 176.

into insignificance; II. iv. 4.

iv. 25.

1. iii. 134.

iv. 12.

vii. 3.

i. 121.

TUGG'D; "t. with fortune," pulled about. Want; cannot w.", can help; 111.

in wrestling with fortune; III. i. 112. vi. 8. TWO-FOLD BALLS, probably referring WARRANTED, justified ; IV. iii. 137.

to the double coronation of James, at WASSAIL, revelry; I. vii. 64. Scone and Westminster (Clar. Pr.); WATCHING, waking; V. i. 12. according to others the reference is WATER-RUG, a kind of poodle; III. i. to the union of the two islands; IV. 94.

WHAT, who; IV. iii. 49. TYRANNY, usurpation; IV. iii. 67. What is, i.e. what is the time of; III. TYRANT, usurper ; III. vi. 22.

iv. 126.

WHEN 'Tis, i.e. "when the matter is Unfix, make to stand on end ; I. iii. effected"; II. i. 25. 135.

WHETHER (monosyllabic); I. iii. 111. UNROUGH, beardless; V. ii. 10. WHICH, who; V. i. 66. UNSPEAK, recall, withdraw; IV. iii. WHILE THEN, till then ; III. i. 44. 123

WHISPERS, whispers to; IV. iii. 210. UNTITLED, having no title or claim; WHOLESOME, healthy ; IV. ii. 105

With, against; IV. iii. 90. UNTO, to; I. iii. 121.

, by; 111. 1. 63. UPON, to; III. vi. 30.

, on; IV. ii. 32. UPROAR, “stir


to tumult WITHOUT, outside ; III. iv. 14. (Schmidt); (Ff. 1, 2, ' uprore" ; beyond ; III. ii. 11, 12. Keightley, " 'Uproot"); IV. ii. 99. WITNESS, testimony, evidence ; II. ii. Use, experience; III. iv. 143:

IV. iii. 104.

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47 USING, cherishing, entertaining; III. WORM, small serpent; III. iv, 29.

Would, should ; 1. vii. UTTERANCE ; "to the u.”, i.e. à 0u. WROUGHT, agitated; I. iii. 149.

34. trance=to the uttermost; III. i. 72.

YAWNING PEAL, a peal which lulls to VANTAGE, opportunity; I. ii. 31. sleep; III. ii. 43. VERITY, truthfulness; IV. iii. 92. Yesty, foaming; IV. i. 53. VISARDS, masks; 111. ii. 34.

Yet, in spite of all, not withstanding ; Vouch'D, assured, warranted; III. iv. IV. ii. 69.


ii. 10.


I. i. 1. Perhaps we should follow the punctuation of the Folio, and place a note of interrogation after again '.

I. ii. 14. damned quarrel'; Johnson's, perhaps unnecessary, emendation of Ff., 'damned quarry' (cp. IV. iii. 206); but Holinshed uses • quarrel ' in the corresponding passage.

I. ii. 20-21. Many emendations and interpretations have been advanced for this passage; Koppel's explanation (Shakespeare Studien, 1896) is as follows :—" he faced the slave, who never found time for the preliminary formalities of a duel, i.e. shaking hands with and bidding farewell to the opponent"; seemingly, however, ' which' should have he' (ie. Macbeth) and not slave' as its antecedent.

I. iii. 15. • And the very ports they blow'; Johnson conj. 'various' for very'; Pope reads points' for 'ports '; Clar. Press edd. orts': blow'='blow upon’.

I. iii. 32. 'weird'; Ff.,' weyward' (prob.=' weird'); Keightley, weyard'.

I. iii. 97-98. As thick as hail Came post'; Rowe's emendation; Ff. read As thick as tale Can post'.

I. v. 24-26. The difficulty of these lines arises from the repeated words that which' in line 25, and some editors have consequently placed the inverted commas after " undone'; but " that which' is probably due to the same expression in the previous line, and we should perhaps read and that's which' or and



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