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Thunder and lightning. Enter three WITCHES
Thunder and lightning. Three WITCHES enter


FIRST WITCH
When shall we three meet again?
In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
FIRST WITCH
When should the three of us meet again? Will it be in thunder, lightning, or rain?


SECOND WITCH
When the hurly-burly’s done,
When the battle’s lost and won.
SECOND WITCH
We’ll meet when the noise of the battle is over, when one side has won and the other side has lost.

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THIRD WITCH
That will be ere the set of sun.
THIRD WITCH
That will happen before sunset.

FIRST WITCH
Where the place?
FIRST WITCH
Where should we meet?

SECOND WITCH
Upon the heath.
SECOND WITCH
Let’s do it in the open field.

THIRD WITCH
There to meet with Macbeth.
THIRD WITCH
We’ll meet Macbeth there.
The WITCHES hear the calls of their spirit friends or “familiars,” which look like animals—one is a cat and one is a toad.

FIRST WITCH
I come, Graymalkin!
FIRST WITCH
(calling to her cat) I’m coming, Graymalkin!

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SECOND WITCH
Paddock calls.
SECOND WITCH
My toad, Paddock, calls me.

THIRD WITCH
Anon.
THIRD WITCH
(to her spirit) I’ll be right here!


ALL
Fair is foul, and foul is fair
Hover through the fog and filthy air.
ALL
Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Let’s fly away through the fog and filthy air.
Exeunt
They exit.

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