But ’tis strange: And oftentimes to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths; Win us with honest trifles, to betray’s In deepest consequence.
If the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch, With his surcease, success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all—here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time,— We’d jump the life to come.
The spirits that know All mortal consequences have pronounc’d me thus,— "Fear not, Macbeth; no man that’s born of woman Shall e’er have power upon thee.
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