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Hail, brave friend! Say to the King the knowledge of the broil

Malcolm
Hail, brave friend!
Say to the King the knowledge of the broil
As thou didst leave it.

So from that spring whence comfort seemed to come
Discomfort swells

Captain
Doubtful it stood,
As two spent swimmers that do cling together
And choke their art.Simile
The merciless Macdonwald
Worthy to be a rebel, for to that
The multiplying villainies of nature
Do swarm upon him from the Western Isles
Of kerns and gallowglasses is supplied;Hyperbaton

And Fortune, on his damnèd quarrel smiling,
Showed like a rebel’s whore.Personification & Simile
But all’s too weak;
For brave Macbeth well he deserves that name,
Disdaining Fortune, with his brandished steel,
Which smoked with bloody execution,Metaphor

Like Valor’s minion, carved out his passage
Till he faced the slave;Personification & Simile

Which ne’er shook hands, nor bade farewell to him,
Till he unseamed him from the nave to th’ chops,
And fixed his head upon our battlements.
Duncan
O valiant cousin, worthy gentleman!
Captain
As whence the sun ’gins his reflection
Shipwracking storms and direful thunders break,
So from that spring whence comfort seemed to come
Discomfort swellsSimile
. Mark, King of Scotland, mark:
No sooner justice had, with valor armed,
Compelled these skipping kerns to trust their heels,
But the Norweyan lord, surveying vantage,
With furbished arms and new supplies of men,
Began a fresh assault.
Duncan
Dismayed not this our captains, Macbeth and Banquo?
Captain
Yes, as sparrows eagles, or the hare the lion.Simile & Anapodoton
If I say sooth, I must report they were
As cannons overcharged with Polyptotondouble cracks,
So they doubly redoubled strokes upon the foe.
Except they meant to bathe in reeking wounds
AllusionOr memorize another Golgotha,Simile

I cannot tell—
But I am faint. My gashes cry for help.Personification & Synecdoche

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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 6

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