"And yet I would not sleep. Merciful powers, restrain in me the cursed thoughts..."
"I dreamt last night of the three weird sisters. To you they have shown some truth."
"We should spend it in some words upon that business, if you would grant the time."
"Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee... Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible. To feeling as to sight?"
Banquo and his son, Fleance, walk in the hall of Macbeth's castle. Fleance mentions that it is midnight; Banquo says that even though he is tired, he wishes not to sleep, since his mind would come up with dark thoughts.
"That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold. What hath quenched them hath given me fire."
Macbeth catches Banquo and his son in the hallway. Banquo is surprised to see Macbeth awake and tells him that he had a dream about the witches. Macbeth then wishes to speak to Banquo about the matter at another time.
"Alack, I am afraid they have awaked, and 'tis not done. Th' attempt and not the deed.'
When Macbeth is about to murder Duncan for his spot on the throne, Macbeth starts to hallucinate a bloody dagger floating in the air.
"I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry. Did you not speak?"
"I have done the deed. Didst thou not hear a noise?"
Lady Macbeth had successfully made the guards drunk in order for Macbeth to enter Duncan's room to kill him. She is waiting outside of the king's room while Macbeth is inside carrying out the murder.
Lady Macbeth is afraid that Macbeth has failed to murder Duncan and that they are about to get caught red-handed.
Macbeth had just finished murdering Duncan. He leaves the room to tell his wife that he had completed the act.