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CAST OF CHARACTERS,
Drury Lane, 1823. Covent Garden, 1823. Park 1847 irincan (King of Mr. Powell.
Mr. Chapman. Mr. Anderson.
Parsloe. Macbeth " Young.
Sutherland. Fleance. Miss Carr.
Mast. Longhurst. Miss Denny.
Mr. Crumpton. Mr. Jones.
Mr. A. Andrews. 1st Witch
G. Andrews. 3d Witch...
COSTUMES. MACBETH.-Pirst dress : Scarlet plaid vest, kelt, and tartan, cap, feathers, and
breast-plate. Second dress : Purple robe, Jined with yellow satin, scarlet satin vest, edged with white ermine, and coronet for the head. Third dress: Kelt,
tartan, cap, and armour. MALCOLM.—Scarlet and green plaid vest, kelt, tartan, breast-plate, cap and fea.
thers. KING.-Crimson velvet robe and vest richly embroidered. BANQUO.-Green plaid vest, kelt and tartan, breast-plate and cap. MACDUFF.-Ibid. LENOX.-Red and blue-Ibid. ROSSE.--Blue and crimson-Ibid. SIWARD.-Scarlet velvet doublet, trunks and cloak, breast-plate, hat and feathers SEYTON.—Green plaid vest, kelt, and tartan, cap and feathers. PHYSICIAN.-Black velvet doublet, trunks, cloak, &c. SERJEANT.-Green and red plaid vest, kelt, and tartan, cap, &c. MURDERERS.-Green worsted plaid dresses. LADY MACBETH.–First dress: Black velvet, trimmed with pomi sace, and plaid
sarsnet scarf. Second dress: White satin, trimmed with silver, and scarlet cloth robe, trimmed with ermine and silver; coronet for the head. Third dress: White muslin morning wrapper, trimmed with lace, and a veil.-Ibid. GENTLEWOMAN.-Green satin dress, trimmed with silver, and spangled veil. HECATE.-Blue vest, with stars, shaded by blue gauze, robe of do., and cap orna
mented with snakes. WITCHES.-Similar, in some respects, but exceedingly grotesque.
EXITS AND ENTRANCES. R. means Right; L. Left: R. D. Right Door; L. D. Left Door; 8. E. Second Entrance ; U. E. Upper Entrance; M. D. Middle Door.
RELATIVE POSITIONS. R., means Righl; L., Left; C., Centre ; R. C., Right of Centre: L. C., Left of Centre.
SCENE I.—The Open Country.-Thunder and Lightning.
Three Witches discovered. 1st Witch. When shall we three meet againIn thunder, lightning, or in rain ?
2d Witch. When the hurly-burly's done, When the battle's* lost and won.
3d Witch. That will be ere set of sun.
(Noise of a Cat. 1st Witch. I come, Gray-malkin. [Noise of a Toad. 2d Witch. Paddock calls. 1st Witch. Anon.
All. Fair is foul, and foul is fair; Hover through the fog and filthy air.
[Thunder and Lightning:-Exeunt severally. SCENE II.--The Palace at Fores.-Flourish of Trumpets
and Drums, L. Enter King Duncan, Malcolm, DonalBAIN, Lenox,
Rosse, and ATTENDANTS, L., meeting a bleeding OFFI. CER, R. King. (c.) What bloody man is that ? He can report, As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt The newest state.
+ The war in which Macbeth was engaged
Mal. This is the serjeant,
Off. Doubtfully it stood;
King. Oh, valiant cousin! worthy gentleman !
Of Mark, King of Scotland, mark:
King. Dismayed not this
Off: Yes ;
King. So well thy words become thee, as thy wounds i They smack of honour both :-Go, get him surgeons.
[Exeunt Officer and two Attendants, L. Who comes here?
Mal. The worthy Thane of Fife.
Rosse. So should he look,
Enter MACDUFF, R.
King. Whence camest thou, worthy Thane ?
Macd. From Fife, great King,
King. Great happiness!
Macd. That now
King. No more that Thane of Cawdor shall seccivo Our bosom interest ;-Go, pronounce his present death, And with his former titles greet Macbeth.
Macd. I'll see it done. (Exeunt Macduff and Lenox, R. King. What he hath lost, noble Macbeth hath won.
(Flourish of Trumpets amd Drums — Exeunt, L. SCENE III.- A Heath.- Bridge in the background, over the
Mountains.-Thunder and lightning.
Enter the Three WITCHES, meeting. 1st Witch. Where hast thou been, sister? 2d Witch. Killing swine. 3d Witch. Sister, where thou?
1st Witch. A sailor's wife had chesnuts in her lap, And mounched, and mounched, and mounched :-“ Give
me,” quoth I. “ Aroint thee,t witch !" the rump-fed ronyont cries. Her husband's 10 Aleppo gone, master o' the Tiger; But in a sieve l'l thither sail, And like a rat without a tail, I'll do, I'll do, I'll do. 2d Witch. I'll give thee a wind.
* Inclosed in armonir of proof. Begone. | Fat, bulky woman.
1st Witch, Thou art kind.
1st Witch. I myself have all the other;
2d Witch. Show me, show me.
1st Witch. Here I have a pilot's thumb, Wrecked as homeward he did come.
A March at a distance, over the Bridge. 3d Witch. A drum, a drum; Macbeth doth come.
All. The weird sisters, hand in hand,
2d Witch. Thrice to thine,-
nine. 1st Witch. Peace :—the charm's wound up.
[They retire, R. Enter MACBETH, BANQUO, and part of the Army, L. U. E.
The remainder halt on the Bridge. Macb. Command they make a halt
the heath, [Within.) Halt,--halt-halt. Macb. So foul and fair a day I have not seen. Ban. How far is't called to Fores ?—[Observing the
Witches. What are these,