Macbeth

by: William Shakespeare

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FIRST MURDERER

     (Stabbing him)     What, you egg?
Young fry of treachery!

FIRST MURDERER

What’s that, you runt? (stabbing him) Young son of a traitor!

SON

80He has killed me, mother.
Run away, I pray you!

SON

He has killed me, Mother. Run away, I beg you!
He dies. Exit LADY MACDUFF, crying “Murder!” followed by MURDERERS
The SON dies. LADY MACDUFF exits, crying “Murder!” The MURDERERS exit, following her.