Fair is Foul

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On that date, Guy Fawkes and his band of Jesuit-sponsored papists smuggled an immense amount of gunpowder into a vault under the Parliament, which would have killed everyone in the building in a fiery cataclysm had the king not detected the explosives prior to their detonation. According to a recent book by Garry Wills, Witches and Jesuits (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), James claimed to have discovered the plan by "inspiration" from God, who wished to save England from Rome's "Popish plot...
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The language of the play, for example, includes a litany of references to the Gunpowder Plot that would have been familiar to all the king's loyal subjects in 1605. Such terms as "vault," "mine," "blow," "devils," "fuse," "powder," "confusion," "corpses," "spirits," and "combustion" set up a linguistic landscape through which Macbeth and the witches kill a king and take over his throne in a mirror image of the aborted Popish plot during James's reign...
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