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What does the tyrant?

Menteith
What does the tyrant?
Caithness
Great Dunsinane he strongly fortifies.
Some say he's mad; others that lesser hate him
Do call it valiant fury. But for certain
He cannot buckle his distempered cause
Within the belt of rule.
Angus
Now does he feel
His secret murders sticking on his hands.
Now minutely revolts upbraid his faith-breach.
Those he commands move only in command,
Nothing in love. Now does he feel his title
Hang loose about him, like a giant's robe
Upon a dwarfish thief.
Menteith
Who, then, shall blame
His pestered senses to recoil and start
When all that is within him does condemn
Itself for being there?
Caithness
Well, march we on
To give obedience where 'tis truly owed.
Meet we the med'cine of the sickly weal,
And with him pour we in our country's purge
Each drop of us.
Lennox
Or so much as it needs
To dew the sovereign flower and drown the weeds.
Make we our march towards Birnam.

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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 13

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