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A little harm done to a great good end

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A little harm done to a great good end.
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So foul and fair a day I have not seen

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So foul and fair a day I have not seen.
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Act 1
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There is some soul of goodness in things evil

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There is some soul of goodness in things evil,
Would men observingly distill it out.
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Act 4
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Thus may we gather honey from the weed

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Thus may we gather honey from the weed,
And make a moral of the devil himself.
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The web of our life is of a mingled yarn

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The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill togetherMetaphor: our virtues would be proud, if our faults whipt them not, and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish’d by our virtues.Personification
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Act 4
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If such a one be fit to govern, speak

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Malcolm
If such a one be fit to govern, speak.
I am as I have spoken.
Macduff
Fit to govern?
No, not to live.—O nation miserable,
With an untitled tyrant bloody-sceptered,
When shalt thou see thy wholesome days again,
Since that the truest issue of thy throne
By his own interdiction stands accursed
And does blaspheme his breed?—Thy royal father
Was a most sainted king.
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Act 4
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