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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
1378
    Memory, the warder of the brain.
          Macbeth. Act i. Sc. 7.
1379
    There ’s husbandry in heaven;
Their candles are all out.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1380
    Shut up
In measureless content.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1381
    Is this a dagger which I see before me,
The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.
I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.
Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible
To feeling as to sight? or art thou but
A dagger of the mind, a false creation,
Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1382
    Thou marshall’st me the way that I was going.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1383
    Now o’er the one half-world
Nature seems dead.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1384
    Thou sure and firm-set earth,
Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear
Thy very stones prate of my whereabout.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1385
    The bell invites me.
Hear it not, Duncan; for it is a knell
That summons thee to heaven or to hell.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 1.
1386
    It was the owl that shriek’d, the fatal bellman,
Which gives the stern’st good-night.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 2. 1
1387
    The attempt and not the deed
Confounds us.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 2. 2
1388
    I had most need of blessing, and “Amen”
Stuck in my throat.
          Macbeth. Act ii. Sc. 2. 3
1389
    Methought I heard a voice cry, “Sleep no more!
Macbeth does murder sleep!” the innocent sleep,
Sleep that knits up the ravell’d sleave of care,
 
Note 1.
Act ii. sc. 1 in Dyce, Staunton, and White. [back]
Note 2.
Act ii. sc. 1 in Dyce, Staunton, and White. [back]
Note 3.
Act ii. sc. 1 in Dyce, Staunton, and White. [back]
 

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