Act 1 scene 7
If th' assassination and catch with his surcease success, that but this blow might be the be-all and the end-all here... But in these cases we still have judgement here... He's here in double-trust: First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, strong both against the deed; then, as his host, who should against his murderer shut the door, not bear the knife myself.
Hautboys. Torches. Enter a Sewer and divers Servants with dishes and service over the stage. Then enter Macbeth.
Enter Lady Macbeth
Will you take the crown you so badly want or be a coward, letting "I dare not" wait upon "I would," like the poor cat in the proverbs.
Please, I dare do all that may become a man. Who dares do more is none.
We fail? If you raise your courage we will not fail. When Duncan is asleep... I will make his two chamberlains drunk so they cannot remember anything. When they fall asleep very drunk, we can kill the unguarded Duncan in his sleep and blame it on the chamberlains.
Bring forth men-children only, for thy undaunted mettle should compose nothing of males. Will it not be received, when we have marked with blood those sleepy two of his own chamber and used their very daggers, that they have done't?
If we should fail--
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