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" Fair is foul, and foul is fair; Hover through the fog and filthy air. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 14
by William Shakespeare - 1806
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Force of Imagination: The Sense of the Elemental

John Sallis, Professor Frederick J Adelmann S J Chair John Sallis - Philosophy - 2000 - 237 pages
...by the witches in scene i , as they were anticipating their meeting with Macbeth. The witches say: Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air. (Iiio-n) Here, then, is the first of the oppositions, attributed by Macbeth to the day, that is, to...
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Contextualized Stylistics: In Honour of Peter Verdonk

Tony Bex, Michael Burke, Peter Stockwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 278 pages
...meet him after the battle, and disappear with words that express the very discord that they represent: Fair is foul, and foul is fair, Hover through the fog and filthy air. (Macbeth, I i, 11-12) But the witches are agents of evil, unnatural disorder, so the more emphatically...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film

Russell Jackson, Russell Bennett Jackson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 342 pages
...strew the objects with grasses and herbs, cover them with sand and sprinkle them with blood. Mumbling 'Fair is foul, and foul is fair / Hover through the fog and filthy air', they agree to meet again before trudging off in different directions.19 Credits and the same beach...
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Irresistible Shakespeare

Carol Rawlings Miller - Education - 2001 - 80 pages
...sun. Where the place? Upon the heath. There to meet Macbeth. I come, Grimalkin. Paddock calls. Anon! Fair is foul, and foul is fair Hover through the fog and filthy air. L)\6 You J\now? Madeleine L'Engle refers to Shakespeare's Hamlet, The Tempest, and Macbeth in her classic...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...play seems consumed by rain, fog, and darkness, suggesting the moral horrors about to be perpetrated: Fair is foul, and foul is fair, Hover through the fog and filthy air. (I, i, 11-12) Immediately after Macbeth murders King Duncan, Macbeth whispers in horror to Lady Macbeth:...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Electronic books - 2001 - 498 pages
...consistently associated with air. They conclude the opening scene of the play with their equivocal chant, "Fair is foul, and foul is fair: hover through the fog and filthy air." It is not clear just what is to "hover" in the air, but presumably it is the witches themselves. When...
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Social Cognition Through Drama and Literature for People with Learning ...

Nicola Grove, Keith Park - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 109 pages
...hand Thus do go about about Thrice to thine and thrice to mine And thrice again to make up nine. or: Fair is foul and foul is fair Hover through the fog and filthy air. Circle dance. All move round one way three times, then in the opposite direction three times. Make...
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Macbeth : a Play in One Act

Lindsay Price - 2001 - 33 pages
...screeching. I come, Graymalkin! Another sound is heard. Paddock calls. Another sound is heard. Anon. Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air. The WITCHES exit. SCENE 2 - A military camp near Forres. DUNCAN, MALCOLM, DONALBAIN, LENNOX, and ANGUS...
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Macbeth and the Rebels' Plot: 19 Speaking Parts

John O'Connor - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 88 pages
...Where the place? Upon the heath. There to meet with Macbeth. I come, Graymalkin! Paddock calls. Anon! Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air. 10 AA AA [Macbeth, ll 4 AA As they finish, one of them snatches the rags off his head impatiently,...
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Memory and Mastery: Primo Levi as Writer and Witness

Roberta S. Kremer - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 249 pages
...gay-malicious chant of three bearded witches, experts in pains and pleasure and in corrupting the human will: 'Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air' (54) Levi first evokes Macbeth's witches, and then ends his tale with their actual words. At first...
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