Macbeth ~ Act 3, Scene 2
Lady Macbeth sends her servant for Macbeth. Macbeth tries to convince Lady Macbeth that everything is alright. But Macbeth still thinks there is still a threat, lady tells him to act happy for the guest. Lady does not want to kill Banquo, but Macbeth wants to kill Banquo and Fleance. He does not want lady to know what is going on. Script:
Lady: Has Banquo left the court yet?
Servant: Yes, madam. But he is returning later tonight.
Lady: Tell Macbeth I will visit him later. I have to have a few words with him. Servant: Yes madam, I will go now.
Lady: Nothing’s ours,
all is gone, we got what we wanted,
but not with happiness.
It is safer to be what we destroy
than by destruction and we are in doubtful joy.
Welcome my lord!
Why were you alone?
Of sorriest fancies your compassions making,
those thoughts you have, they should be dead.
You should never think of them,
they are not around anymore.
What’s done is done!
Macbeth: We have wounded the snake,
but it is not dead.
It will come better and be itself after our poor doing. Remains in danger of her former fang
Let the frame of things come apart both heaven and earth will suffer. We will eat our meal in fear and sleep
with the terrible dreams we have, we will have deep sadness. The dreams will wake us up nightly and shake us. We will be better with the dead, in peace, than lying thinking about the bad,
in a restless frenzy.
Duncan is in his grave, after dying of that terrible disease, he sleeps well.
Lady: Come on,
hurry up my lord, and fix up your rugged face....
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