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BLOW, blow, thou winter wind,
As man's ingratitude;
Although thy breath be rude,
Heigh, ho! sing, heigh, ho! unto the green holly;
Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky,
As benefits forgot:
As friend remember'd not.
WHERE hast thou been, sister?
Sister, where thou?
A sailor's wife had chesnuts in her lap.
And mounch'd, and mounch'd, and mounch'd:Give me, quoth I;
Aroint thee, witch! the rump-fed ronyon cries. Her husband's to Aleppo gone, master o' the Tiger; But in a sieve I'll thither sail
I will drain him dry as hay,
Sleep shall, neither night nor day,
Show me, show me.
Here I have a pilot's thumb, Wreck'd, as homeward he did come.
A drum, a drum;
Macbeth doth come.
The weird sisters, hand in hand,
Thus do go about, about;
WHY, how now, Hecate! you look angerly.
Have I not reason, beldams, as you are,
Great business must be wrought ere noon;
There hangs a vaporous drop profound,
And that, distill'd by magick slights,
Is mortals' chiefest enemy.
Song. [Within.] Come away, come away, &c. Hark, I am call'd; my little spirit, see, Sits in a foggy cloud, and stays for me. [Exit.
Come, let's make haste; she'll soon be back again. [Exeunt.
THRICE the brinded cat hath mew'd.
Thrice; and once the hedge-pig whin'd.
Harper cries:-'Tis time, 'tis time.