By the pricking of my thumbs (4.1.44)
Kittredge explains" "Sudden pains in the body were regarded as signs of the approach of an evil person or a strange event" (64).
Back to the Witches' Chants (4.1)
Shakespeare, William. Macbeth, Ed. George Lyman Kittredge. Toronto: Ginn and Company, 1966.
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