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" He's here in double trust; First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. "
Remarks, Critical, Conjectural, and Explanatory, Upon the Plays of ... - Page 188
by E. H. Seymour - 1805
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Dramatic Works and Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...Commends1 the ingredients of our poisonM chalice To our own lipe.^fHe'8 here in double trust : First, aa I am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed ; then, аз hij host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this...
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Select plays [5 plays], with notes and an intr. to each play and a life of ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...inventor : This even-handed justice Commends the ingredients of our poison'd chalice To our own lips. He's here in double trust : First, as I am his kinsman...Strong both against the deed : then, as his host, Who should against his murtherer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath...
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Macbeth: A Cragedy in Five Acts

William Shakespeare - 1848 - 60 pages
...inventor : This even-handed justice Commends the ingredients of our poisoned chalice To our own lips. — He's here in double trust : First, as I am his kinsman...Strong both against the deed ; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. — Besides, this Duncan...
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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre

Naomi Conn Liebler - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 266 pages
...Macbeth in his moment of conscience before Duncan's murder and by Lady Macbeth's false horror afterwards: He's here in double trust: First, as I am his kinsman...subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murtherer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. (I.vii. 12-16) THE HOBBY-HORSE...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...inventor. This even-handed justice Commends th' ingredience of our poisoned chalice To our own lips. He's here in double trust: First, as I am his kinsman...subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath...
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Directing Plays

Don Taylor - Performing Arts - 1996 - 201 pages
...inventor. This even-handed justice Commends th' ingredience of our poisoned chalice To our own lips. He's here in double trust: First, as I am his kinsman...subject Strong both against the deed; then, as his host Who should against his murderer shut the door Not bear the knife myself. Besides, this Duncan Hath...
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Understanding Macbeth: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical ...

Faith Nostbakken, William Shakespeare - Drama - 1997 - 235 pages
...was betrayed by a man who was both his subject and his host. Macbeth's words suggest the parallels: He's here in double trust: First, as I am his kinsman...subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murtherer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. (1.7.12-16) The failed Gowrie...
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Making Choices: A Recasting of Decision Theory

Frederic Schick - Philosophy - 1997 - 163 pages
...he wanted badly to be king. But he saw the killing as a betrayal, and that held him back. He said, He's here in double trust. First, as I am his kinsman...subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself. Killing would betray a trust,...
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Finding a Voice: Personal Response to A Level English

Mike Royston - English literature - 1998 - 223 pages
...Macbeth is not a cold-blooded murderer, he agonises with himself about the evilness of what he is doing: 'He's here in double trust; First as I am his kinsman...subject, Strong both against the deed; then as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself.' This is where the contrast...
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The Real Inspector Hound and Other Plays

Tom Stoppard - Drama - 1998 - 211 pages
...followed by ROSS and BANQUO. MACBETH remains.) MACBETH: If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host, Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the kni r ; myself. I have no spur To prick...
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