Was ever man so beaten? Was ever man so weary? I am sent before to make a fire, and they are coming after to warm them. Now were not I a little pot and 5 soon hot, my very lips might freeze to my teeth, my tongue to the roof of my mouth, my heart in my belly, ere I should come by a fire to thaw me. But I with blowing the fire shall warm myself.
Thy head is as fun of quarrels as an egg is full of meat, and yet thy head hath been beaten as addle as an egg for quarrelling: thou hast quarrelled with a man for coughing in the street, because he hath wakened thy dog that hath lain asleep in the sun: didst thou not fall out with a tailor for wearing his new doublet before Easter? Gentlemen, good den: a word with one of you. Alla stoccata carries it away. Will you pluck your sword out of his pitcher by the ears? Gentlemen, for shame, forbear this outrage! I am sped. Is he gone, and hath nothing?
First Witch 1. Harpier: Apparently the name of the familiar spirit of Third Witch. The name suggests "Harpy," which in Greek mythology is a loathsome monster with the head and chest of a woman, and the remainder of its body in the shape of a predatory bird. Daubenton's Bat
All thy vexations 5 Were but my trials of thy love, and thou Hast strangely stood the test. Here afore heaven I ratify this my rich gift. O Ferdinand, Do not smile at me that I boast of her, For thou shalt find she will outstrip all praise 10 And make it halt behind her.