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Macbeth Glossary

blind-worm (4.1.16)

A small but deadly snake with tiny eyes. See also A Midsummer Night's Dream:

You spotted snakes with double tongue,
Thorny hedgehogs, be not seen;
Newts and blind-worms, do no wrong,
Come not near our fairy queen. (2.2.10-13)

Back to the Witches' Chants (4.1)

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Mabillard, Amanda. Macbeth Glossary. Shakespeare Online. 20 Aug. 2000. (date when you accessed the information) < >.

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