Macbeth: Act 1, Scene 1
Thunder and lightning.
Enter three WITCHES.
1When shall we three meet again?
2. In thunder, lightning, or in rain?: It was thought that witches could create their own weather.
2In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
3. hurlyburly: tumult.
3When the hurlyburly's done,
4When the battle's lost and won.
5. ere: before.
5That will be ere the set of sun.
Image Source: Macbeth and the Witches
6Where the place?
6Upon the heath.
7There to meet with Macbeth.
8. Graymalkin: a gray cat, the witch's familiar spirit.
8I come, Graymalkin!
9. Paddock: a toad, the witch's familiar spirit.
10. Anon: immediately; i.e., I'm coming right now.
11Fair is foul, and foul is fair:
12Hover through the fog and filthy air.