SCENE III. A park near the palace.
Enter three MurderersFirst Murderer
But who did bid thee join with us?Third Murderer
He needs not our mistrust, since he deliversFirst Murderer
Our offices and what we have to do
To the direction just.
Then stand with us.Third Murderer
The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day:
Now spurs the lated traveller apace
To gain the timely inn; and near approaches
The subject of our watch.
Hark! I hear horses.BANQUO
[Within] Give us a light there, ho!Second Murderer
Then 'tis he: the restFirst Murderer
That are within the note of expectation
Already are i' the court.
His horses go about.Third Murderer
Almost a mile: but he does usually,Second Murderer
So all men do, from hence to the palace gate
Make it their walk.
A light, a light!Third Murderer
Enter BANQUO, and FLEANCE with a torch
'Tis he.First Murderer
It will be rain to-night.First Murderer
Let it come down.BANQUO
They set upon BANQUO
O, treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly, fly, fly!Third Murderer
Thou mayst revenge. O slave!
Dies. FLEANCE escapes
Who did strike out the light?First Murderer
Wast not the way?Third Murderer
There's but one down; the son is fled.Second Murderer
We have lostFirst Murderer
Best half of our affair.
Well, let's away, and say how much is done.