5 quotes have been tagged as lady-macbeth: william shakespeare: ‘my hands are of your colour but i shame to wear a heart so white’, william shakespear. Macbeth arrives ahead of duncan, and lady macbeth reveals her plan we wish macbeth had the backbone to resist his wife, but lady macbeth wears the pants in the family, and he agrees with her plan the scheme is especially shocking because duncan is a good, decent king.
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Analysis: act 1, scenes 5–7 these scenes are dominated by lady macbeth, who is probably the most memorable character in the play her violent, blistering soliloquies in act 1, scenes 5 and 7, testify to her strength of will, which completely eclipses that of her husband. Lady macbeth (2016) quotes on imdb: memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more.
Lady macbeth, after impugning her husband's manliness, urges him, as we might say, to screw up his courage the oed suggests that lady macbeth's original words refer to the twisting of a tuning peg until it becomes set in its hole. Lady macbeth only finds it foolish to get all emotional about such a manly deed of courage [see screw your courage to the sticking place] macbeth's bad conscience, however, cannot be curbed, as he hallucinates hideous denunciations of the murder. Prodded by his ambitious wife, lady macbeth, he murders king duncan, becomes king, and sends mercenaries to kill banquo and his sons his attempts to defy the prophesy fail, however: macduff kills macbeth, and duncan's son malcolm becomes king.
Macbeth: cure her of that canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon her heart.