Thursday Quotables #2

Thursday Quotables is a weekly feature held by Bookshelf Fantasies. It is the place to highlight a great quote, line, or passage discovered during our reading each week. Whether it’s something funny, startling, gut-wrenching, or just really beautifully written, Thursday Quotables is where my favorite lines of the week will be.

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This week I’m sharing one of my favourite quotes from Macbeth by William Shakespeare.

“Stars, hide your fires;
Let not light see my black and deep desires.”

This line spoken by Macbeth creates a beautiful yet frightning image that depicts the moral revulsion that Macbeth feels about his own intended act of murdering Duncan and that’s why he feels compelled to evoke the darkness.

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2 thoughts on “Thursday Quotables #2

  1. Wonderful. This isn’t a passage that gets a lot of attention compared to some of other quote-worthy lines from Macbeth. I’m so glad you chose to share it! Very powerful.

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