“Down!” – Macbeth has just seen the image of Banquo. He essentially means, “Go away!”
“Thou li’st, thou…”- Macduff’s son is addressing the murderer, who just called his father a traitor. He is calling the murderer a liar as well as insulting him (calling him shaggy-haired).
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“O Scotland. Scotland!”- Malcom is fearing for the future of Scotland.
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“Stand aye accursed in the calendar!” -Macbeth, p>Rewrite: Mark this day as cursed in the calendar!
The rewrite makes the meaning of the exclamation more clear, but it does take away a bit of its intensity. The language used in the original is more carefully chosen and better meshes with the overall language of the play.
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