Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Macduff was from his mother's womb
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Macduff, in Macbeth, act 5, sc. 10, l. 15-16 (1623).
Macduff explains that he was born by Caesarean Section, showing Macbeth his delusion in invoking the witches' promise: "I bear a charmed life, which must not yield/To one of woman born."