By William Shakespeare, Christopher Morrow, Sidney Lamb
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Careless: uncared for. Worthless, insignificant. 11–12. There’s . . face: It’s impossible to tell the character of a man’s thoughts from the expression on his face. 12. construction: meaning. 16. Thou: Duncan uses the familiar and affectionate “thou” instead of the more formal “you” when speaking to his nearest kinsman. 18–20. would thou . . mine: I wish that you had deserved less, so the reward I give you might be more instead of less than your deserts. 19. the proportion: the larger proportion (which would be the right proportion).
Honour: everything that tends to safeguard and fulfill our obligation to love and honor you. 27. Safe toward: so as not to fail in the love and honor that is due to you. 28. , by making thee Thane of Cawdor. 32–33. There if . . your own: If I take root when you press me to your heart, and grow there like a tree, whatever fruit I bear shall be yours. 34. Wanton: unrestrained, perverse, contrary. 35. drops of sorrow: tears. 37. We will: it’s our royal purpose. 30 Banquo There if I grow, The harvest is your own.
For you: Our leisure time is wearisome if it’s not spent in your service. 45. harbinger: an officer sent ahead (when a king intends to visit a place) to arrange for proper lodgings for the king and his suite. 48. a step: an advance in honor (for Malcolm). 52. The eye wink at the hand: Let my eyes not see the deed that my hand commits; be blind to my hand’s deeds. My worthy Cawdor! Macbeth [Aside] The Prince of Cumberland! that is a step On which I must fall down, or else o’er-leap, For in my way it lies.