Merciful powers, keep away the nightmares that plague me when I rest!
So I lose none in seeking to augment it, but still keep my bosom franchised and allegiance clear, I shall be counselled
This quote shows that the witches are very evil and wicked as the first witch cursed a captain for the rest of his life because his wife did not share the chestnuts with her. This shows that he witches can be very wicked and evil in their deeds.
Under my battlements. Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here
Banquo is also ambitious as Macbeth because after hearing the profecies by the witches he cannot retain his ambition which is not letting him sleep.
Will you take the crown you want so badly, or will you live as a coward, always saying “I can’t” after you say “I want to
Banquo is ready to help Macbeth if he gets something in return for it. After getting to know about the witches profecies he also wants those to come true.
Alack, I am afraid they have awaked And ‘tis not done. The attempt and not the deed
This quote by Lady Macbeth showcases her ambition and bold nature in the play. She is more ambitious than her husaband and she is willing to perform any deed in order to kill KIng Duncan. She wants to change her gender so that she is able to make one of the predictions of the witches come true.
Lady Macbeth is persistant that she wants to kill King Duncan. She is very evil in her thoughts and she is even very strong. It is so because she conveys Macbeth to kill the king even though she was aware about the later circumstances.
After Lady Macbeth gets to know that the KIng has been murdered she loses her control over things and becomes guilty of the horrendous deed. At first she was very bold and confident but now she is guilty of killing Duncan.