Witches Chant (From Macbeth) Poem by William Shakespeare

Witches Chant (From Macbeth)

Rating: 3.4


Round about the couldron go:
In the poisones entrails throw.
Toad,that under cold stone
Days and nights has thirty-one
Sweated venom sleeping got,
Boil thou first in the charmed pot.
Double,double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.

Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blindworm's sting,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing.
For charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
Double,double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and couldron bubble.

Scale of dragon,tooth of wolf,
Witch's mummy, maw and gulf
Of the ravin'd salt-sea shark,
Root of hemlock digg'd in the dark,
Liver of blaspheming Jew;
Gall of goat; andslips of yew
silver'd in the moon's eclipse;
Nose of Turk, and Tartar's lips;
Finger of birth-strangled babe
Ditch-deliver'd by the drab,-
Make the gruel thick and slab:
Add thereto a tiger's chaudron,
For ingrediants of our cauldron.
Double,double toil and trouble,
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
* Sunprincess * 18 October 2012

wow! what a write..kudos! .. :)

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Bob Lie 17 November 2012

this poem is awesomated

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Shaun Cronick 28 March 2020

The best of the best.Superb.

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Abcde 02 December 2018

Can you tell me about the actions of the poem?

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Patrick Anthony 16 October 2018

This was the worst possible reading of Winter that I have ever encountered - flat and totally without expression - declaiming Tuesday for the owl’s hoot displayed astonishing ignorance of the vernacular.

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Stephen W 04 December 2015

Well done! Keep it coming!

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Terry Craddock 20 November 2015

The mind boggles, with regard to the assorted animal part specific ingredients, and the where how and origin of these purchases; am I wrong or could such verse once have has Shakespeare burnt as a witch in a few period American towns; but what a write.

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