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Phrases coined by Shakespeare in Macbeth

Phrases coined by Shakespeare - Macbeth

Phrases coined by Shakespeare in MacbethA list of the phrases and sayings that first saw the light of day, or were made popular by, Shakespeare's play Macbeth:

At one fell swoop

A charmed life

A sorry sight

Be all and end all

Come what come may

Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog

Is this a dagger which I see before me?


Milk of human kindness

Which is which

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