Macbeth, By William Shakespeare

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"Will all great Neptune 's ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?
No, this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine, making the green one red" Macbeth Quote (Act II, Sc. II).
"Out, out, brief candle! Life 's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
Macbeth Quote (Act V, Scene V).
These quotes have been taken from play Macbeth written by William Shakespeare. Like these quotes there are hundreds and thousands of such heart touching quotes written by Shakespeare in his many different plays. William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the History of English literature. His fame was at its peak during the reigns of Elizabeth I (ruled 1558–1603) and James I (ruled 1603–1625) (cite), and he was a favorite of both potentates. Some of his plays include Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Merchant of Venice, Midsummer Night 's Dream, Macbeth etc. His one of the most famous tragedies is that of Macbeth. It is also known as the “Scottish play” primarily because of its Scottish settings. Shakespeare sets his drama at a moment in Scottish history soon after the end of English rule, which had dominated Scotland from the beginning of the tenth century. Although the sources from which Shakespeare worked all referred to the events that had taken place in eleventh century Scotland. Shakespeare adopted and…
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