And while the increasingly tyrannical ruler is bolstered by further phrases from the oracular troika of so-called weird sisters--this time in the form of apparitions boasting that while Macduff is to be feared, 'none of woman born / Shall harm Macbeth' and 'Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until / Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill
/ Shall come against him' (2)--a sense of impending doom, of evil deeds leading to an unfortunate end, cannot be shaken.
102-3]) and he will not lose the crown ("Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until / Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill
/ Shall come against him" [114-16]).
10) The title of the play 'Dunsinane' refers to Dunsinane Hill
, mentioned in 4.
Forsooth, e'en Macbeth would wait indefinitely for Great Birnam wood to come to high Dunsinane Hill
at this rate, although the Bard is woefully vague on H&S regulations in Fife as they might be applicable to Thanes.